Atom Egoyan

Atom Egoyan‘s Guest of Honour is currently available on Blu-ray on Kino Lorber and streaming through Kino Now. The Criterion Channel has also released a collection called “Directed by Atom Egoyan” for streaming including masterpieces Exotica and The Sweet Hereafter. With 18 feature films and related projects, Egoyan has won numerous awards, including five prizes at the Cannes Film Festival (the Grand Prix, International Critics Awards and Ecumenical Jury Prizes); two Academy Award® nominations; 25 Genie Awards (now Canadian Screen Awards), including three Best Film Awards. Egoyan was knighted by the French government and is a Companion of the Order of Canada, the country’s highest honor. He’s a recipient of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement. For more information on Atom Egoyan and his work in both film and opera, visit Ego Film Arts. (Photo by Ulysse del Drago.)


Opera in the Age of Coronavirus

By Atom Egoyan | August 5, 2020

Opera in the Age of Coronavirus

Legendary director Atom Egoyan, whose new film Guest of Honour is out now, ponders the uncertain future of the other art form he works in.