Traveling Light: Alison Murray's Cinematic Dance
My interview with filmmaker Alison Murray is finally posted in the most recent issue of FilmCAN. Check out www.filmcan.org for the article and other exciting news about Canadian cinema.
work is infused with a poetic punk essence. She describes film
as a mere setup for a dance sequence, and from train-hopping hobos to fairground
workers traveling with the American Midway, a nomadic ballet
takes centre stage in her work. Her latest film, the documentary Carny,
sold out all three of its screenings at Hot Docs this year, so it’s little
surprise she was recently deemed worthy of a retrospective at Toronto’s