Zachary Finkelstein is a film and video artist based in Toronto. He holds an MFA in Film from York University (Toronto) and
a BFA from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University (Montreal). Zachary’s work has screened at festivals
across Canada and in the U.S. His work has been presented in galleries in Ontario and Quebec. Zachary’s work draws on a
wide variety of filmmaking techniques to explore themes such as sensorial perception, and active viewership.
- 400' WIND (2005)
A short documentary about the wind, shot in one continuous take. The form of the wind is revealed as it blows through thick clouds of steam against the Montreal skyline.
- Stephanian (2011)
A documentary portrait of the Stephanian family and the corner pharmacy they have owned and operated in downtown Toronto for the past 50 years.
- Shiva (2011)
A dance film exploring themes of grief and healing through the Jewish mourning process, "sitting shiva".
- Still Life (2013)
A hybrid of formalism and personal documentary filmmaking. Still Life uses stereoscopic 3D technology to create a cinematic space of introduction between my father (deceased, 2000) and my daughter (born, 2012).
- BLACK HOLE MUSIC (In Production)