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Scaffold

Scaffold
Director: Kazik Radwanski

Canada, 2017, documentary, 15 minutes, bosnian and english with lithuanian and english subtitles, V

The newest short film from director Kazik Radwanski Scaffold offers an insight into the routine of immigrant life in Canada. Two recent immigrants to Canada from Bosnia, working on scaffolding break the routine of their job by observing the people in the the neighbourhood from a unique, precarious and ephemeral vantage point. Scaffold has been showcased at Locarno, London, Toronto, New York and other international film festivals and invites the audience to experience the everyday routine of people who are often made invisible on-screen.

About the director:

Born in 1985 in Toronto, Kazik Radwanski studied film at Ryerson University co-founded the production company MDFF in 2008. His short films screened at the Berlinale Shorts Competition for three consecutive years. In 2012 Radwanski directed his first feature film Tower which had its world premiere at the 65th Locarno International Film Festival. The film went on to screen at many festivals including The Toronto International Film Festival, The Viennale, and New Directors/ New Films presented by MoMA. His second feature How Heavy This Hammer had its international premiere at The 66th Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Best Canadian film of the Year by the Toronto Film Critics Association.

Screenplay: Kazik Radwanski

Dir. of Photography: Nikolay Michaylov

Cast: Jasmin Geljo, Igor Drljaca, Nicole Fairbairn
Print Festival Kaunas Programme