If I Were a Filmmaker

Running time: 60'42"

Production: ES 2016

The film opens with an absorbing shot of an old, white film projector being consumed by flames. Mark John Ostrowski’s picture tells the story of an old filmmaker’s daughter, who faces a very serious dilemma: what to do with the father’s legacy? The young woman has to know, however, that only a radical creative act will make her the true heir to the unexpected wealth. Mark John Ostrowski made a feature-length documentary film with deep, metacinematic reflection, offering insight into the quandaries of being a filmmaker.



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