SELECTED FESTIVAL SCREENINGS:
PAFID, Patagonia (Retrospective, Master Class and Awards Juror), Argentina, Hot Doc’s, Toronto, Toronto International Film Festival, Vancouver Film Festival, National Gallery of Canada, DOCSDF Mexico City Film Festival, DOXA, Vancouver, The Experimental Film Coalition, Chicago, The Collective for Living Cinema, New York, the SESC de Pompeia, Sao Paolo, Brazil, Ozfun Australian Tour, Ann Arbour Film Festival. Reel Pride, Winnipeg, Image + Nation, Montreal, Frameline, San Francisco, Asolo Art Film Festival, Italy, DOCSDF Mexico City Film Festival, Inside Out, New South Wales Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, San Francisco Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Tyne International Festival, England, Humboldt Film Festival, California, Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Charleston Filmfest, Houston, and Millenium, New York.
Annette Mangaard is a Danish born Canadian artist filmmaker whose photography, film and installation work has been shown around the world at art galleries, cinematheques and film festivals.
Mangaard has written, and directed sixteen films in more than a decade as an independent filmmaker. In 2017 she was the Medal winner for her Masters in Interdisciplinary Media, Art and Design at OCAD University.
Mangaard’s most recent film SUZY LAKE: PLAYING WITH TIME premiered in November 2014 at the Art Gallery of Ontario, continuing as part of the INTRODUCING SUZY LAKE exhibition. In 2008, Mangaard was nominated for a Gemini for Best Director of a Documentary for her one hour documentary, GENERAL IDEA: ART, AIDS, AND THE FIN DE SIECLE (for TVO, Bravo, SCN, Knowledge) about the celebrated Canadian artists collective which premiered at Hot Doc’s in Toronto then went on to garner accolades at the Vancouver International Festival, DOCSDF Mexican Documentary Film Festival and Asolo International Art Film Festival in Italy.
Her one hour documentary KINNGAIT: RIDING LIGHT INTO THE WORLD, about the changing face of the Inuit artists of Cape Dorset for Bravo, TVO and APTN premiered at the Art Gallery of Ontario and was invited to Australia for a special screening celebrating Canada Day with the Canadian High Commission.
Other films include INTO THE NIGHT, a film noir of the night produced by the National Film Board of Canada, as well as THE MANY FACES OF ARNAUD MAGGS, a one hour documentary on the celebrated Canadian artist/photographer Arnaud Maggs for TVOntario.
In 2009 Mangaard was lauded with a retrospective of her films at the Cinemateque Palais de Kino in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
FISH TALE SOUP (1997) starring Remy Girard marked her debut as a feature film writer and director. FISH TALE SOUP screened theatrically at the Carlton Cinemas in Toronto and in a number of other theatres across Canada. The 1998 City TV premiere garnered much critical praise.
In 1990 Mangaard was invited to present solo screenings of her films at the Pacific Cinematheque in Vancouver, Canada and in 1991 at the Kino Arsenal Cinematheque in Berlin, West Germany. Mangaard was invited to attend the Canadian Film Centre in 1992, as a writer/director resident, where she directed the short film 94 ARCANA DRIVE.
Installations of Mangaard’s media installations include: the Armoury Gallery, Olympic Site in Sydney Australia; Pearson International Airport, Toronto; South-on Sea, Liverpool and Manchester, UK; Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Patagonia, Argentina; and Whitefish Lake, First Nations, Ontario.
Mangaard’s films have screened extensively on Canadian television and at Festivals and Cinematheques around the world including: GENERAL IDEA: ART, AIDS, AND THE FIN DE SIECLE (for TVO, BRAVO, Knowledge, SCN) which continues to screen at Festivals and cinematheques internationally, KINNGAIT: RIDING LIGHT INTO THE WORLD (TVO, BRAVO, Knowledge, APTN), THE MANY FACES OF ARNAUD MAGGS has shown on TVOntario, and BRAVO. FISH TALE SOUP aired on CITY TV, Radio Canada and the Woman's Television Network. LET ME WRAP MY ARMS AROUND YOU, NORTHBOUND CAIRO, and A DIALOGUE WITH VISION have all been broadcast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and a number of other networks. Most of Mangaard’s short films have been screened by SHOWCASE - CITY TV, BRAVO, TVO, The WOMEN'S TELEVISION NETWORK as well as Knowledge and Access Networks and VISION TV, among others.