VIFF: Iconic B.C. artist Emily Carr’s life, in her words, depicted in Winds of Heaven
By JOHN MACKIE, Vancouver Sun, October 12, 2010

VANCOUVER — Emily Carr is B.C.’s most iconic artist. But her legendary eccentricities tend to overshadow the real person, which Michael Ostroff was well aware of when he began work on a new film about Carr, Winds of Heaven.

“Most people think of her as an irascible old woman with a monkey who painted the trees, you know, and I wanted to delve much deeper into that personality,” says Ostroff, whose film made its debut at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival, and will be shown today at 1 p.m….(read more)