14 July 2009

The Memories of Angels

Bourdon has woven together fragments of 120 different classic NFB documentaries and reshaped them into a sensuous, dream-like travelogue.

When I looked at the films from the 50s and 60s, there was a pattern. There was a sense of playfulness with people in the street. There was a candid way of expressing a subject. It was a new way to see people and to express ourselves. It was a golden period.

Read the article here. Stills here.