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Complete festival listing


Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) - World Premiere - Wavelengths Program - September 2004 *
Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) - Canadian Images - October 2004 *
International Documentary Filmfestival in Amsterdam (IDFA) - First Appearance Competition - Nov 2004 *
Taiwan International Documentary Festival (TIDF) - International Competition - December 2004 *
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) - Canadian Front - March 2005 *
Cornell Cinema - Cornell University (Ithaca) - March 2005
Centre de recherche sur l'intermédialité - (U de M), Forum « Archéologies : machines et usages » - March 2005 *
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival - Competition - April 2005 *
Tampa International Film Festival -Closing Night Film - April 2005 *
MipTV - (Cannes) - April 2005
Brooklyn Underground Film Festival - Closing Night Film - April 2005 - BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM AWARD *
HTMlles Festival - Québec Premiere - May 2005 *
Cinéma Parallèle, Ex-Centris Cinema (Montréal) - May 27-June 2 2005 *
MadCat International Film Festival + Pacific Film Archive (San Francisco) - September 2005 *
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (F.I.F.F.) - Sept 2005
Pacific Film Archive (San Francisco) - Sept 2005 *
DC Labor FilmFest 2005 - Sept 2005
Antimatter Underground Film Festival - Sept 2005
Chicago International Film Festival - Intercom Competition - Oct 2005
International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film - Programme international - Oct 2005 *
Cork Film Festival (Ireland) - Oct 2005
Get Real Film Festival (Minneapolis) - Nov 2005
Paraloeil (Rimouski) - Nov 2005 *
The Center for the National Archives Experience,
The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (Washington)
- Dec 2005 *
Semaine du cinéma québécois à Milan - March 2006
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois - Feb 2006 *
NFB Cinema - March 2006
Semaine du cinéma québécois à Milan - March 2006
Festival International de films de femmes de Créteil - International Documentary Competition - French Premiere - March 2006 *
Orphan Film Symposium - Opening Film - March 2006 *
Festival Terrascope (Sherbrooke) - March 2006
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF)- Mar 2006
Wisconsin Film Festival - Mar 2006
Amakula Film Festival in Kampala (Uganda) - May 2006
herland Film & Video Festival (Calgary) - Gala Film - May 2006
Manège urbain II (Rimouski) - Sept 2006
Festival HTMlles 07 International Tour (Sofia/Belgrade/Istanbul) - Oct 2006 *
Avanto Avant-Garde Media Art Festival (Helsinki) – Oct 2006
PAVED art + New Media (Saskatoon) – Mars 2007
Korean Women Workers Association Film Festival – Oct 2007
XL Terrestrials - The Transmigration Of The Telepresent (Vienna) – May 2008
Citizen Jane Film Festival, Columbia, Missouri - Oct 2008

* Filmmaker Caroline Martel in attendance

Now see PHANTOM’s world-tour photo album !

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Official Competition


Festival International de films de femmes de Créteil
10-19-Mar-2006
PHANTOM in the international documentary competition section at the 28th edition of the largest women's film festival in the world. 2006 thematic : UTOPIAS.

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
April-7-10-2005
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERATOR will continue its U.S. tour in competition at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Now recognised as the premier documentary film festival in the United States by both The New York Times and indieWIRE, Full Frame celebrates the power and artistry of documentary film.

Taiwan International Documentary Festival - TIDF
11-17-Dec-2004
After being selected along with 29 other films from among 1000 submissions, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERATOR is presented in international competition at the Taiwan International Documentary Festival

International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam - IDFA
First Appearance (First Feature Documentaries Competition)
18-28-Nov-2004

"...an aura of a legend that combines fairytale and science."
- IDFA Online Catalogue 2004

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Official Selection


Amakula Film Festival in Kampala (Uganda)
4-14-May-2006

herland Film & Video Festival
2-7-May-2006
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERATOR selected to screen as the Gala Feature in the 2006 herland festival.

Wisconsin Film Festival
30 March -2 April 2006

Festival Terrascope (Sherbrooke)
25-27-March-2006

Orphan Film Symposium, University of South Carolina
22-25-March 2006
The fifth edition of the Orphan Film Symposium will focus on the preservation, study and use of media artifacts related to science, industry and education.
Screening + discussion around THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERATOR

Semaine du cinéma québécois à Milan
8-11-Mar-2006

Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
16-26-Feb-2006

Get Real Film Festival (Minneapolis)
4-10-Nov-2005

Chicago International Film Festival
6-20-Oct-2005

50e Cork Film Festival
9-16-Oct-2005

48e International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
3-9-Oct-2005

20e Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (F.I.F.F.)
23-30-Sept-2005

9e MadCat Women’s International Film Festival (San Francisco)
25-Sept-2005
"Martel's avant-garde found-footage opus pushes the genre with subtle and delightfully funny juxtapositions that shed new light on this little-known history."
Interview with festival director Ariella Ben-Dov

Pacific Film Archives (San Francisco)
20-Sept-2005

Antimatter Underground Film Festival (Victoria, B-C)
16-24-Sept-2005

DC Labor FilmFest 2005
15-20-Sept-2005

Festival HTMlles 07
May-18-20- 2005
At last ! The Montreal audience can catch a glimpse at THE PHANTOM in a special new media arts event mixing films + women + arts + technologies : Studio XX’s HTMlles Festival

Brooklyn Underground Film Festival - BUFF
20-24-April-2005
Guess which film will close the 4th edition of the up-and-coming Brooklyn Underground Film Festival?
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERATOR granted the BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM AWARD at the 2005 BUFF !
Caroline transformed into a Getty stock image at BUFF !

Tampa International Film Festival
1-9-April- 2005
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERATOR will also be honoured to be the closing-night film of the Tampa International Film Festival on April 9th. Caroline Martel will be on the panel "Technology, Film & The Future" to discuss how technology has been represented in film, and how in turn those images have impacted the past, present and future of science and technology · Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927) and Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin, 1936) will be presented to both anchor and inspire this forum with beautifully-restored 35mm prints.

Vancouver International Film Festival - VIFF
23-Sept-8-Oct-2004 - Programme Canadian Images
"a remarkable achievement at the border of fiction and nonfiction." - catalogue en-ligne VIFF 2004

WORLD PREMIERE:
Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF
11-Sept-12--Sept-2004 - Programme Wavelengths
"an inspired essay film." - TIFF Online Catalogue 2004

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Other Screenings


Festival HTMlles 07 International Tour :
Sofia (Bulgaria), Belgrade (Serbia & Montenegro), Istanbul (Turkey)
10-26-Oct-2006
Showcase of some of the works from the last edition of the festival, "Peripheries + Proximities" that included a few days of interactive workshops in each of the three cities. The format was a series of rapid encounters with artists from the HTMlles festival presenting the works in the format of demonstrative presentations where audiences could experience the works, learn about the technologies and meet the artists face to face.

Manège urbain II (Rimouski)
August 2006
Screening of experimental works from midnight to dawn.

NFB Cinema
March 1-2 2006

The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives and the Center for the National Archives Experience present a special screening of PHANTOM for the opening of the exhibition "The Way We Worked".
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
9-déc-2005

Presented by the CINÉMA PARALLÈLE at Ex-Centris
27- May-2-June-2005

Centre de recherche sur l'intermédialité - CRI
Forum 2005 « Archéologies : machines et usages »
3-Mar-2005