East Hastings Pharmacy

East Hastings Pharmacy

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.

ANTOINE BOURGES / CANADA / 2012 / 43 ' / ENGLISH
All proceeds generated from the streaming of this video are split between the artists/rights holder and Cinema Politica

East Hastings Pharmacy
  • East Hastings Pharmacy

    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 ot...

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