Point and Line to Plane
Canada | 2019 | DCP | Color | 18 min | Sofia Bohdanowicz
SATURDAY 3 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES SALA 6 | 15:45 HRS. | 72 MIN.
TUESDAY 6 | FILMIN LATINO | 24 HRS. | 18 MIN.
Director: Sofia Bohdanowicz
Screenplay: Sofia Bohdanowicz
Producer: Sofia Bohdanowicz, Calvin Thomas
Cinematography: Sofia Bohdanowicz, Calvin Thomas
Editing: Sofia Bohdanowicz
Sound: Jacquelyn Mills, Lucas Prokaziuk
Music: Stefana Fratila
Production Company: Independent
Cast: Deragh Campbell, Melanie Scheiner
Devastated after the death of a friend, a young woman (Deragh Campbell) attempts to extract meaning from this intense loss as she discovers signs in her daily life and in encounters with the art of Hilma af Klint and Wassily Kandinsky. Stemming from Joan Didion and Sigmund Freud’s theories of “magical thinking”, the film investigates the phenomenon of mental free association and irrationality endured when grieving a loved one. Point and Line to Plane is a communion of an individual’s journey to process, heal and document a period of mourning.
Sofia Bohdanowicz is an award-winning filmmaker from Toronto. She has had retrospectives of her work screened at BAFICI, The Seattle Northwest Film Forum, Cinemateca de Bogotà, DocLisboa and Festival du nouveau cinéma. In 2017, the Toronto Film Critics Association awarded her the Jay Scott Prize and in 2018 she was nominated for the Rogers Prize for Best Canadian Film for her documentary Maison du bonheur. Her third feature film, MS Slavic 7, graced the cover of Cinema Scope (and the Argentinian newspaper Página/12), premiered at the Berlinale and was featured at the Harvard Film Archive. Bohdanowicz is an alumni of Berlinale Talents and the TIFF Talent Accelerator. She is currently in development on her fourth feature film titled A Portrait which she will be workshopping at FID Marseille.
FID Marseille, 2020, France
Sheffield Doc Fest, 2020, UK