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The Colour of Ink

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Documentary
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Sessions

Saturday, 8 April 2023 | 12:30 La Maison du Cinéma
Tuesday, 11 April 2023 | 15:30 La Maison du Cinéma

                                    Poster of The Colour of Ink

Competing | Cercle d'or Meilleur documentaire

presented by TV5

The Colour of Ink uncovers the mystery and power of our oldest medium through the eyes of Jason Logan, a Toronto inkmaker. Harvesting colours from the natural world (weeds, berries, bark, flowers, rocks, rust) he makes ink from just about anything.

Official Selection – Toronto International Film Festival – 2022
Jury Award for Best Documentary – Calgary Underground Film Festival – 2022

Director

Brian D. Johnson

Screenplay

Brian D. Johnson

Country

Canada - Ontario

Year

2022

Duration

1h45

Category

Documentary

Language

English, Spanish and Japanese, subtitled in French

Distribution

ONF - Office national du film du Canada
Guests View the trailer

Guests

In the presence of

Brian Johnson

Brian D. Johnson is a Canadian writer, filmmaker and cultural commentator. He is best known from his three decades as the long-time film critic and senior arts writer at Maclean’s magazine, where he remains a Contributing Editor. He is also past president of the Toronto Film Critics Association (2006-2017), and created the annual TFCA Awards Gala. In 2015 he produced and directed « Al Purdy Was Here », a documentary feature about the legendary Canadian poet, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was runner-up for the TIFF Grolsch People’s Choice Documentary Award.

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  • Saturday, 8 April 2023 | 12:30 - La Maison du Cinéma

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