Jaan Poldaas: New Work
|Jaan Poldaas: New Work|
|Documentary, Art, Canadian|
Synopsis:Jaan Poldaas: New Work explores the artistic career and methodology of an important yet forgotten Toronto artist as he emerges from retirement to complete his most important work to date.
Patrick Barfoot’s (Director/Producer/Editor) work has been screened at film festivals worldwide, broadcasted regionally on Bell TV1 and TV Ontario, and nationally on CBC. His 2016 film "The Constant Refugee" won Achievement in Documentary from the Enroute Film Festival and was showcased at Jayu Film Festival, REELWorld Film Festival, Forest City Film Festival, and many others. In addition, his work as a documentary editor has had international acclaim, with works premiering at Hot Docs 2015 and Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018. Patrick is drawn to showcasing stories of unique and compelling individuals, while exploring the intimacy between his film's subjects and the audience.