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

Le massacre des innocents

Canada | 2018 | 20 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


Presented in Quebec city at the MNBAQ

World Premiere

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.


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)

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