Experimental Canada 2012 English 0:02:20

A cigarette burns slowly in an ashtray. Its power to seduce is strong. “You will not go.” A film noir-esque meditation on the perils of quitting.



Kirsten Johnson is an artist / filmmaker / actor based in Toronto. As an actor she has worked with such directors as Jeremy Podeswa, David Cronenberg and Hillar Liitoja. Her art work can be found in private and corporate collections all over Canada, the States, Europe and Japan. Currently she is working on a stop-animation project that is threatening to turn her into a crazy person.