Death, live, love, memory and loss together comprise the essential stuff that forms the oeuvre of Canadian experimental documentary filmmaker Philip Hoffman. Indeed, in an interview with Barbara Sternberg, Hoffman acknowledges that “not all filmmakers deal with death so directly, or so often” as he has within his body of work.
The trajectories of three filmmakers – Francisca Duran (Toronto), Eduardo Menz (Montreal/Edmonton) and Claudia Morgado Escanilla (Vancouver) – reveal strong tendencies towards alternative forms of filmmaking, but have manifest themselves in different directions and paths.
Experimental Drama, 5.5 mins, 16mm/SD, 2007 - no dialogue The transient connection of two, leaves a lingering memory on one. "Imprint" is a hand-crafted film, with many sections processed, coloured and contact-printed by hand.