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MAP Presentation Series: Light and Land: Tapestries of cinematic landscape realism, fantasy, portraits, and experimental film

Fri., Nov. 25, 2022 3:30 p.m. - Fri., Nov. 25, 2022 4:30 p.m.

Location: Education Building ED 113 or Zoom

Contact: Dr. Christine Ramsay

Kyath Battie is a filmmaker with specific interests in mysteries, landscapes, and sound design. Her work often explores nocturnal spaces and fictionalized encounters, examining the duality of realism and fantasy, through hybrid fiction and intimate non-fiction portraits.

Her work has been shown at festivals and galleries internationally, including Ji.Hlava IDFF (Prague), L’Alternativa Film Festival (Barcelona), Oberhausen Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (Germany), Edinburgh International Film Festival, Images Festival (Canada), Rotterdam IDFF, National Screen Institute (NSI Canada), and The Singapore Art Science Museum.

She completed her BFA at Emily Carr University and MFA at York University and has taught film production, film history, and screen writing courses at several Canadian and US universities including the University of Regina, McMaster University, Denison University (USA) and Cornish College of the Arts (USA).

IN-PERSON: Education Building ED 113