BREAKING FILM NEWS

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Maddin's "Night Mayor" Goes Online

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB.ca) reports that director Guy Maddin’s "Night Mayor", presented in HD, has been added to the NFB's official free online collection.

"I thought 'Night Mayor' could unspool luminously and infinitely in its own enchanted, and frequently visited, corner of cyberspace," said Maddin. "Now, if only I could get my films on radio and Telex I'd really be set!"

"...'Night Mayor' tells the story of 'Nihad Ademi', a Bosnian immigrant who serves as Winnipeg’s 'night mayor', somehow harnessing the multi-coloured waves of the Aurora Borealis, using its power to broadcast images of his adoptive country to identity-starved citizens from coast to coast..."