Juror’s pick: NORTHERN LOWLAND

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Technical director Kenneth Warner has selected NORTHERN LOWLAND by Klaus Welp as his top pick this year. This surreal and kinetic music video follows three mysterious characters travelling through the empty streets of Helsinki in winter. Nominated for our Best Director award! See the Ottawa premiere in INTERNATIONAL SELECTIONS on Sat. July 27th @ 2pm at Arts Court Theatre, co-presented by Carleton University Art Gallery.

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Christopher Rohde (b. 1983) is an award-winning filmmaker from Ottawa, Ontario. His video The Pink Ghosts (2006) was screened across Canada and was one of the first four films selected for the inaugural edition of EnRoute, Air Canada’s in-flight film festival. Odd One Out (2014) was screened 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 2015 Ottawa Independent Video Awards. He received his M.A. in Film Studies from Carleton University in 2007. He was a member of Available Light Screening Collective from 2006 to 2013 and curated several programmes for the group including Stellar Regions: Jazz & Avant-Garde Film and Raw Power: Rock & Avant-Garde Film. From 2010 to 2014, he was the Programmer at SAW Video Media Art Centre, a dynamic artist-run-centre in the nation’s capital, where he curated dozens of screenings, installations, exhibitions, performances and other projects with many of Canada’s top media artists.

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