August 22, This Year
Canada | 2020 | DCP | Color | 15 min | Graham Foy
SUNDAY 4 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES SALA 6 | 15:45 | 74 MIN
THURSDAY 8 | FILMIN LATINO | 24 HRS. | 15 MIN
Director: Graham Foy
Screenplay: Graham Foy
Producer: Dan Montgomery, Daiva Zalnieriunas
Cinematography: Graham Foy, Diego Guijarro
Editing: Brendan Mills
Sound: Ian Reynolds, Matthew Chan
Narrated by: Toby Porter Quastel
August 22, This Year is a meditation on death, a collective acceptance of mortality and a warm embrace for the present.
Graham Foy was born in Edmonton, Canada, his first short films were directed under the pseudonym Fantavious Fritz and presented at numerous festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival. In August 22, This Year, presented at Cannes Semaine de la Critique 2020, Graham mixes observed and constructed vignettes to examine a population at peace with apocalypse. With no future to live for, humanity has no choice but to enjoy the present.
58 New York Film Festival, 2020, USA
Cannes –Semaine de la Critique– 2020, France