Juror’s pick: DRAWN TO YOU

Jurors picks Renuka 2

Front of house manager Renuka Bauri has selected DRAWN TO YOU by Eleanor Davitt as her top pick this year. This heartwarming animation is about an aspiring young artist whose mother finds her drawing of two girls holding hands and tears it in half. But the drawings come alive and are determined to reunite, no matter the risk. A celebration of the struggles and joys that come with being true to your heart. Don’t miss the Ottawa premiere screening in LINES DRAWN on Sat. July 27th @ 6pm at Arts Court Theatre.

Published by christopherrohde

Christopher Rohde is a filmmaker, musician and curator from Ottawa. His video The Pink Ghosts (2006) was screened across Canada and was one of the first films selected for EnRoute, Air Canada’s in-flight film festival. Odd One Out (2014) was screened at festivals internationally and won awards for Best Film by an Emerging Filmmaker at the Jasper Short Film and Media Arts Festival and Best Director (Experimental) at the Ottawa Independent Video Awards. Christopher received his M.A. in Film Studies from Carleton University in 2007. He was a member of Available Light Screening Collective from 2006 – 2013, and Programmer at SAW Video Media Art Centre from 2010 – 2015, where he curated dozens of screenings, installations, exhibitions, performances and other projects. In 2014, he founded Mirror Mountain Film Festival, a platform for celebrating unique creative voices.