A documentary film by Michèle Hozer and Peter Raymont
27.11.2010


The Canadian Embassy invites you to the screening of the documentary film „ Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould” and to meet the director Peter Raymont

November 27, 2010 at 14:30

Cinema Ksuns, Elizabetes Street 83/85, Riga

A documentary film by Michèle Hozer and Peter Raymont

„ Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould” (Canada, 2009), 109', English

Simultaneous translation into Latvian

Please pick up your free invitation at Ksuns box office, Elizabetes Street 83/85, Riga or at the Canadian Embassy, Baznîcas Street 20/22, 6th floor, Riga

 

An enigmatic musical poet, world-renowned pianist Glenn Gould continues to captivate twenty-seven years after his untimely death. Intimately revealing the man behind the myth, Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould casts a fresh light on the mysterious pianist whose ideas were as controversial, and his private life as passionate, as his music. The film features never-before seen footage of Gould, photographs and excerpts from his private home recordings and diaries, plus personal memories from Gould’s most intimate friends and lovers, some who have never spoken about him publicly before.

 

More about the film http://glenngouldmovie.com

 

Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, journalist and writer Peter Raymont has produced and directed over 100 documentaries and TV drama series during his 39-year career. His productions have won over 40 international awards and been screened and broadcast worldwide.

Raymont’s career began at age 21 at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal where, from 1971-78, he worked as an editor, director and producer. In 1979, he moved to Toronto and established his independent film and television production company, Investigative Productions, now operating as White Pine Pictures. He co-partnered the company for many years with his late wife, award-winning filmmaker and author, Lindalee Tracey (1957-2006). Their collaboration resulted in several successful documentary series and specials including the Emmy and Sundance Award-winning “Shake Hands with the Devil” and the hit 38-episode TV drama series “The Border”.

Raymont’s most recent work, “Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould”, co-directed with long-time collaborator Michèle Hozer, premiered at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival and has theatrical release in Canada, Australia and USA.




 
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