dir. Danielle Sturk
Ciel(s) explores multiple and very personal visions of what awaits us after death — visions coloured by religious faith or family culture, by our own experiences with death, as well as by the awareness to an energetic dimension some name the soul.
Danielle Sturk is a bilingual multi-disciplinary artist with a BA in Film/Theatre, creating documentary, experimental, dramatic series and live television performance specials. Her films have toured the festival circuit and have been broadcast by most major Canadian networks. Sturk was awarded Best Experimental Film and Best Director Non-Fiction at the Yorkton Film Festival for her latest film El Toro, which also earned Top 5 Audience Pick at HOT DOCS, Top 10 Audience Choice at the Gimli Film Festival and at the Vox Popular Media Arts Festival. Sturk began her career as a dance artist and choreographer, performing nationally and internationally from 1986-1997.