— 2014


Shot in public over 18 days at the Centre Pompidou in Paris and over another 13 days at the Phi Centre in Montreal, Seances mystically conjured long-forgotten stories of lost films from periods such as Hollywood’s silent era. Haunted by the notion of lost films, Guy Maddin invited the sad spirits of lost films to possess his assembled actors and compel them to act out the old stories, while the spirit-photographer/director captured the precious narratives with his camera.


Sophie Desmarais, Caroline Dhavernas, Roy Dupuis, Darcy Fehr, Louis Negin, Karine Vanasse, Paul Ahmarani, …