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

Le photosophe, des instants avec Frank Horvat

France | 2018 | 72 min
French | Subtitles in English
Music: EMAKIO & Alexeï Aiguï
Translation: Peter Leonard
Director: Sandra Wis


Presented in Quebec City at the MNBAQ
Presented with the support of the Ambassade d'Espagne

World Premiere

“A good photo is a miracle!” With this phrase from the great photographer Frank Horvat (1928–) begins a documentary about photography from the unique perspective of an artist who devoted his life to the craft.Through a meeting between the artist and director Sandra Wis, we delve into the philosophy and creative soul of a man with an unwavering passion for his work. This intimate and tender portrait explores the different chapters of his life, putting us behind the lens of an inspired—and inspiring—artist.

This film will also be presented in Montreal on March 24th.


Sandra Wis

Filmography | Souffle d’argile avec l’artiste Philippine Schaefer (2014) ; Des instants avec l’artiste Philippine Schaefer

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