East Hastings Pharmacy

East Hastings Pharmacy

Directed by Antoine Bourges ∙ 2012 ∙ Canada

The chronicle of a typical pharmacy of the Vancouver Downtown Eastside, where most clients are on a treatment that requires taking daily doses of methadone witnessed by the pharmacist. The pharmacy is a site of rituals and repeated interactions where quiet routine and confrontation follow each other in one continuous movement. This film was made in collaboration with residents of the Vancouver Downtown Eastside through improvisations and re-enactments.

East Hastings Pharmacy
  • East Hastings Pharmacy

    Directed by Antoine Bourges ∙ 2012 ∙ Canada

    The chronicle of a typical pharmacy of the Vancouver Downtown Eastside, where most clients are on a treatment that requires taking daily doses of methadone witnessed by the pharmacist. The pharmacy is a site of rituals and repeated interactions where q...