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Shooting Star

a film by Jason Britski

4:35 minutes (162 ft.)
Production Format: Super 8 and 16mm
Exhibition Format: 16mm or Beta SP

Shooting Star is a film about mortality.

"A lovely, enigmatic tribute to Canadian hockey legend Rocket Richard. Jason Britski manipulates images to successfully create a short that feels more like a visual poem." eye - Toronto International festival Review


Danny Scavuzzo


Filmmaker: Jason Britski
Composer: Break Glass


Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative

Brief Description of Work:

Shooting Star is a film about mortality. The film is a moving x-ray of small and grand gestures alike. It is grounded in the detail of our surroundings, and the beauty that resonates from these hidden places.

Selected screenings

Canadian Film Institute, Nova Scotia School of Art & Design, Dawson City International, Huesca International, Toronto International, Split International, Antimatter (part of Festival Tour), Vancouver International, Iranian International Young Cinema Society, Rotterdam International, Granada Short, Atlanta International, Saskatchewan Showcase (Winner of  Best Experimental), Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, OSAC Moving Images II Tour, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Art Gallery of Alberta, Just for Laughs Museum, Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, and at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Shooting Star is distributed by the Canadian Filmmakers’ Distribution Centre.

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