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. East Hastings pharmacy is a site of rituals and repeated interactions where quiet routine and confrontation follow each other in one continuous movement.
- Shauna Hansen
- Luis Figueroa
- Lindsay George
- Antoine Bourges
- MEDIUM DENSITY FIBERBOARD FILMS
Antoine Bourges is a Toronto-based filmmaker originating from Paris. His shorts films WOMAN WAITING (2010) and WILLIAM IN WHITE SHIRT (2015), along with his mid-length EAST HASTINGS PHARMACY (2012), have screened in festivals internationally including the Berlinale, Viennale and TIFF. FAIL TO APPEAR (2017) is his first feature film and was selected at Cinéma du Réel.