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Theodore Ushev Profile

Stanica: S2
29.06.2018
14:00

The Man Who Waited / L’homme qui attendait

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2006
country: Canada
duration: 8min.
A man has waited outside a closed door his entire life. What lies beyond the door? The truth? Or simply another door opening onto many more doors? Patient and docile, the man hopes and waits.

Tower Bawher / Tower Bawher

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2006
country: Canada
duration: 3min.
This animated short by Theodore Ushev is like a whirlwind tour of Russian constructivist art. It is filled with visual references to artists of the era, including Vertov, Stenberg, Rodchenko, Lissitzky and Popova.

Drux Flux / Drux Flux

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2008
country: Canada
duration: 5min.
Part figurative, part abstract, Drux Flux is an animated short comprised of fast-flowing images showing modern people crushed by industry. Inspired by One-Dimensional Man, by philosopher Herbert Marcuse, the filmmaker deconstructs industrial scenes.

Demoni / Demoni

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2012
country: Canada
duration: 4min.
On the day after the first Sunday after the first spring rain, a red cat sits atop an old house’s roof and awaits the full moon. Who is in the house? Demons? Witches? Sorcerers?

Gloria Victoria / Gloria Victoria

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2013
country: Canada
duration: 7min.
A procession of shadowy figures files past a glowing red background that expands into a theatre of war. In the third part of his trilogy on the relationship between art and power, Gloria Victoria focuses on the destruction of the 20th century.

Lipsett Diaries / Les Journaux de Lipsett

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2010
country: Canada
duration: 14min.
A descent into the maelstrom of anguish that tormented Arthur Lipsett, a famed Canadian experimental filmmaker who died at 49. With Lipsett Diaries, Theodore Ushev renews his filmmaking aesthetic.

Nightingales in December / Rossignols en Decembre

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2011
country: Canada
duration: 3min.
This metaphorical surrealist tale is an allusion. Nightingales in December is a trip into the memories and fields of current realities. What if the nightingales were working, instead of singing and flying south?

Blood Manifesto / Manifeste de sang

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2015
country: Canada
duration: 2min.
All over the world, idealist revolutionaries shed their blood to denounce injustices. Yet blood is also the very symbol of life. Sketches drawn using filmmaker Theodore Ushev’s own blood explore this paradox.

Third Page from the Sun / 3e page après le soleil

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2014
country: Canada
duration: 6min.
Announcing the end of paper, this painting in motion addresses many big questions, from digital dematerialisation to recycling. Theodore Ushev has attacked the catalogue of an animation film festival, setting fire to the pages with large brushstrokes.

Sleepwalker / Sonámbulo

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2015
country: Canada
duration: 4min.
A surrealist journey through colours and shapes inspired by the poem Romance Sonámbulo by Federico García Lorca. Visual poetry in the rhythm of fantastic dreams and passionate nights.

Blind Vaysha / Blind Vaysha

director Theodore Ushev

year: 2016
country: Canada
duration: 8min.
Vaysha is unlike other young girls; she was born with one eye green and the other brown. But her atypical eyes aren’t the only thing unique about her gaze.