THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE THIS PLACE, ANYPLACE
Canada 2020 – Director: Lulu Wei – Original language: English – Subtitles: English, None
The last thing the diggers do is take down the big colourful sign that reads ‘Honest Ed’s.’ Along with the legendary discount store, the inhabitants of the block also have to make way for a new building project. The story of a lost community.
We present the German premiere of the film.
No youth rating
Writer: Lulu Wei. Camera: Lulu Wei. Sound: Matt Beckett. Editing: Sarah Bachinski. Music: Laura Barrett. Production: There's No Place Like This Place Inc.. Producer: Ali Weinstein. Length: 76 min.
The director and cinematographer from Toronta, Canada, studied Documentary Media at Ryerson University. Her films and installations have been screened at festivals such as the DOXA Documentary Film Festival in Vancouver, the Images Festival in Toronto and the Calgary International Film Festival.
LEFT HOOK, CA 2016, 11 min.
The Canada Focus is part of Canada's cultural programme as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2020/21 and is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Telefilm Canada and the Government of Canada. In addition to the film series, the Canada Focus includes a delegation of Canadian filmmakers at the DOK.forum Marketplace.