Gordon Sheppard

Writer, Photographer, Filmmaker

Sunday, February 19, 2012: Gordon Sheppard or The Art of Dying Well

French version: Gordon Sheppard ou L’art de bien mourir

This documentary film shot during the last year and a half Gordon Sheppard’s life is an inspiring, courageous and harrowing examination of an artist’s life by looking at a close up of his death.  It is an unflinching look at Gordon Sheppard’s last days directed by Francine Pelletier.  Funny, moving, intelligent.

Upcoming Theatre Screenings in Montreal

Sunday, February 19, 2012, at 6 PM, Cinémathèque québécoise – Salle Fernand-Seguin, 335 Maisonneuve Blvd East, near St-Denis Street,  Montreal, QC, (514) 842-9763

Part of Les rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2012 Film Festival.  In the French version Gordon Sheppard ou L’art de bien mourir  most of the interviews are in English with French subtitles.

Details: http://www.rvcq.com/festival-30e/programmation/films/1088/gordon-sheppard-ou-lart-de-bien-mourir

 Previous showings

–  Premiered at FIFA 2011: International Festival of Films on Art – Festival international du film sur l’art

–  Excentris Cinema, January 27, 28, 29, 2012, Montréal


Film Review: André Lavoie, Le Devoir, “La mort lui va si bien”, January 26, 2012

Film Review: Martin Gignac, Métro, “Gordon Sheppard: apprivoiser la mort”, January 22, 2012 

Film review: L’art de bien mourir by Natalie Petrowski – La Presse March 19, 2011

Fiche Complète: Le Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois

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