The International Festival of Films on Art - 39TH Edition from March 16 to 28, 2021

Elliott Erwitt, Silence Sounds Good

France | 2019 | 61 min
French, English
Author: Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu, Mark Monroe
Cinematography: Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu
Director: Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu


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Canadian Premiere

Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu’s documentary is a subtle exploration of a key figure in photography, Elliott Erwitt. The filmmaker, who is also Erwitt’s assistant, builds an affectionate and candid portrait of the photographer: a man overflowing with humility, warmth and humour. Erwitt, known for his iconic shots and spirit of gentle self-derision, has made a profound impact on the photography world.

Dart Festival, Spain (2019) - Best National Film
Visions du Reel, Switzerland (2019)
DOC NYC, USA (2019)
Festival Dei Popoli, Italy (2019)
Miami Jewish Film Festival, USA (2020)


Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu

Sanfeliu is from Barcelona. In 2001, New York City became her home where she worked as a photojournalist for over a decade. In 2006, the National Press Photographers Association granted her the Nikon Sabbatical Grant for Life on the Block, an essay about the shifting lives of young Puerto-Rican women from Spanish Harlem. Adriana is a visual story teller dedicated to portraying the human condition.

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