Bob Moore and Annette Clarke
EyeSteelFilm, National Film Board of Canada
Cat & Docs
A box of tapes uncovered. A father’s lifelong Utopian obsession. A daughter’s attempt to reconnect with his father by completing his final film. Wintopia traces the enigmatic footsteps of renowned documentary filmmaker Peter Wintonick through the lens of his daughter, Mira, as she tries to decipher the map he has left behind. Reverberating with emotion and whimsy, the film guides us on a journey through possible worlds in pursuit of reconciliation, both between artist and family and between dreams and reality.
Both screenings will be followed by an exclusive interview with the director.
Mira Burt-Wintonick is an award-winning radio producer and filmmaker living in Montreal. She is the co-creator and senior editor of CBC’s Love Me, a podcast about the messiness of human connection. She sometimes makes videos that make people laugh and cry (How To Age Gracefully) and absurd comedy podcasts (WireTap, Pen Pals).