Kandalafts’ third short film, WATER 2, is part of the official selection of the International Film Festival on Art (Le FIFA) and will be screened during La Nuit du Court at Université Concordia on Saturday, March 16, 2024, from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.
2023 was an extraordinary journey for transforming goals into reality. Here are some highlights that I’m pleased to share with you.
He composed for soft porn and neo-colonial TV documentaries, revolutionised Italian cinema and provided the soundtrack for the cocktail generation. In the meantime, records by Piero Umiliani end up on turntables again. But why?
Kandalaft was born in war-torn Lebanon, exiled to Saudi Arabia, and yet shares an ancestry that is equal parts Lebanese, French, and Armenian. All of this giving him a global perspective that has informed and inspired every mile of his professional journey. He has seen the world in ways few others have, or could.
In the wake of his passing, we look back on the legendary Japanese composer’s decades-long career, from Yellow Magic Orchestra to his film scores and beyond This article was originally published on January 19, 2023.