The International Festival of Films on Art - 38th edition from March 17 to 29, 2020

Le massacre des innocents

Canada | 2018 | 21 min
English | Subtitles in French
Editing: Alain Boisvert
Music: Chris Crilly, Kronos Quartet, Nico Muhly, Lee Rosevere, William Ryan
Sound: Alain Boisvert
Artists: Detlef Gotzens
Translation: Christiane Aubry, Mark Daly
Director: Alain Boisvert


World Premiere - In attendance of the Director Alain Boisvert.

An art film on artist Detlef Gotzens, who painted a contemporary canvas inspired by Peter Paul Rubens’s work The Massacre of the Innocents, on display at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The painting reflects a tragic period of the nineteenth century and offers an intimate view of the artist at work.

This film will also be presented in Quebec City on March 22nd.


Alain Boisvert

Filmography | Notre patrimoine en movement (2017) ; La boite / The box (2016) ; Sharing Through the Generations (2015) ; Le jeu du collectionneur (2013) ; Nuts (2013) ; Alphabet Letter E et M (2009) ; Alphabet Lettre R et M (2007) ; Akuriak (1980)

Screenings playing this movie