A Visit from Daïchi Saïto
January 24, 2012 (Tue) - 8:00pm, Brattle Theatre
Tickets are $10 for regular admission and $8 for students and seniors. Poster by Chad Arnholt.

Japanese filmmaker based in Montreal, Daïchi Saïto studied literature and philosophy in the USA and Hindi and Sanskrit in India before turning to film. His work has screened at numerous venues worldwide, and his film Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis won the Best of the Festival Award at the 48th Ann Arbor Film Festival and the Jury Grand Prize at the 16th Media City Film Festival. Co-founder of the Montreal-based artist filmmaking collective Double Negative, Saïto also serves as Co-Director of CinemaSpace at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts.

Program

Chiasmus, 16mm,b&w, sound, 8 min, 2003

Chasmic Dance, 16mm, b&w, silent, 24fps, 6:30 min, 2004

Blind Alley Augury, super8, color, silent, 18fps, 3 min, 2006

All That Rises, 16mm, color, sound, 7 min, 2007

Green Fuse, super8, color, silent, 18fps, 3 min, 2008

Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis, 35mm, color, sound, 10 min, 2009

Never a Foot Too Far, Even, double-projection 16mm, color, sound, 14 min, 2011