Veslemøy’s Song

Director: Sofia Bohdanowicz

Canada, 2018, drama, 9 mins., English with Lithuanian subtitles, V

Audrey delves into the archives of the New York Public Library in search of a rare recording produced in 1909 and titled Veslemøy's Song.

The film was premiered in Toronto International Film Festival 2018 and Locarno Film Festival 2018.

About the director

Sofia is a Toronto-based filmmaker. She won the Emerging Canadian Director award at the 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival for her first feature, Never Eat Alone and had a retrospective of her body of work at BAFICI in 2017. Sofia is the winner of the 2017 Jay Scott Prize from the Toronto Film Critics Association and also won Best Canadian Documentary for Maison du bonheur from the Vancouver Critics Circle. She is a Berlinale Talents alumni and is currently in production for her third feature with Deragh Campbell. She is currently pursuing her MFA in film production at York University.

Section: Between the Prophetic and the Poetic

Producer: Sofia Bohdanowicz, Calvin Thomas