JFF Plus Talk: Documentaries from Japan

The Japan Foundation Toronto (Toronto)


"Early Video Art and Environmental Activism"

The Canadian Embassy to Japan (Tokyo)


"From The Portapak to The Aniputer: Experimentation and Exchange in Early Japanese Video Art" 

The Japan Foundation Toronto (Toronto)



"Short Films and Longed Democracy: Video, Aesthetics, and Institutionalization"

Film Festival Dokumenter (Yogyakarta)

"Film Criticism in the Age of Review Aggregators’ Echo Chamber"

Film Festival Dokumenter (Yogyakarta)


"Show and Tell: Production and Exhibition in Contemporary Mobile Cinema Practices"

Transnational Radical Film Cultures Conference (Nottingham)

"Keep Exploring: Spaces of Discovery"  

Discussion with Joanna Hogg & Nanouk Leopold

Berlinale Talents (Berlin)


"Cruel Story of Youth and the Japanese New Wave" (Guest lecture)

York University (Toronto)


"A Certain Manner: On Sara Gomez's One Way or Another"

Musée des Beaux Arts Montreal (Montreal)


"A Dream of Iron: Ethnographic Documentary, Labour, and Duration" 

Film Studies Association of Canada Conference (Toronto)


"'The Authentic Account': Kent MacKenzie's The Exiles"

Based on a True Story (BOATS) Screening Series (Toronto)

"Big Data/Small Screens." Co-convener and moderator.

Toronto Film & Media Seminar (Toronto)

‘Peeking Through Porous Membranes: Livestreaming And Countervisuality.” Canadian Communication Association Conference.(Calgary) 

“Watching You Without You: CCTV as Dispositif.”

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (Atlanta)


“Safety And Democracy: CCTV And The Legacy Of 'Eyes On The Street.'” 

Future Communications Conference. York University (Toronto) 


“Streaming Counterpublics: Occupy, Livestreaming, and Alternative Public Spheres.”

Visible Evidence XXII Conference (Toronto) 


"Cities Remembered and Imagined: Urban Image-making Practices in Jia Zhangke’s 24 City and I Wish I Knew.”

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (Montreal) 


Q&A with Oliver Husain.

Pleasure Dome. Cinecycle (Toronto)



“The Spiderweb over Paris: Space, Narrative, and Degenerate Itineraries in Jacques Rivette’s Le Pont Du Nord.”

Critical Information Conference. School of the Visual Arts (New York City) 


"Moving Images and the Mediation of the Public Sphere in Tahrir Square and Occupy Wall Street."

Future Communications Conference. York University (Toronto)



Introductory presentation: Museum Hours

Sled Island Festival. Glenbow Museum (Calgary)



Conversation with Jon Rafman and Rosa Aiello. 

Festival du Nouveau Cinema. Centre PHI (Montreal) 


Introductory presentation: Tuesday, After Christmas.

From Under the Shadow: New Romanian Cinema 2006-2010. Concordia University (Montreal)


Introductory presentation: Beeswax. 

Concordia University (Montreal)



Talking to Books: the livres d’artistes of the Sylvia and Irving Camlot Collection. Concordia University (Montreal)