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LIFE ON THE VERTICAL
Prod. Co.: Out-Yonder Productions
This film is the story of a unique population of
mountain goats in northwestern BC which, unlike
their run-of-the-rocks cousins, live beneath the
earth’s surface on the walls of Canada’s Grand
LIFE UNDER MIKE
Prod. Co.: Guerrilla Films Inc.
A David and Goliath tale about one man, his
camera and the beginning of a revolution in
Ontario. Brimming with attitude, it rips the guts
out of the new world order Utopia.
LIFE WITH DAD
Documentary General Subject
Prod. Co.: National Film Board/Western Centre
More men are becoming single fathers in North
America than ever before. Candid interviews and
glimpses into the lives of three men at different
stages of fatherhood provide a thought-provoking
and entertaining look at modern concepts of
masculinity, fatherhood and family.
LIFE WITHOUT BORDERS: Home Cooking
Prod. Co: Incandescent Films Inc.
In this day of fast food and faux ingredients, LIFE
WITHOUT BORDERS explores the importance
of home cooking, of natural foods, of sustenance for
the soul. Delicious, and funny.
LIFE WITHOUT BORDERS: Show #5 People
Who Live In Saskatchewan On Purpose
Prod. Co.: Incandescent Films Inc.
Some people choose to live in Saskatchewan – what
a concept! How come they do that?
LIFE’S A TWITCH
Documentary General Subject
Prod. Co.: Tina Hahn
He barks, he spits, he can’t help it. He’s also
witty, funny and brilliant. Duncan has Tourette Syndrome. Life’s a Twitch takes us on a quirky
ride into Duncan’s world. Where he polishes a
hearse for two days outside the gothic funeral
parlour that was his home. Where he ticks his
way through his doctorate defense on the nature
of ticks. And where he belts out songs that turn
his nightmare into a celebration.
LIFECYCLES: A Story of AIDS in Malawi
Prod. Co.: Human Scale Productions
In a country where 200 die of AIDS every day, a
new way of life is emerging. Malawi won’t
perish, but rather must grow with the virus as a
‘Lifelike’ explores the fascinating world of
taxidermy. Funny, touching, and sometimes just
plain absurd, the film will make you think twice
about human nature and our relationship with
1000 Handz Productions
Charles, a Canadian government statistician,
can’t crunch the same old numbers anymore.
Wanting to escape the inhumane world of office
politics, he breaks out of a boardroom meeting
to save a dying office plant, but instead finds
more trouble in the wilds of a city park. Just as
all hope seems lost, Mother Nature provides the
answer he really seeks…
LIFERS: Stories from Prison
Prod. Co.: dimestore productions
Beginning with the roots and rise of youth
violence, travelling through deeper questions of
crime and humanity. This documentary explores
the realities of serving a life sentence in a
Canadian penitentiary through the eyes of a
young woman entering prison for the first time.
Prod. Co.: Big Star Motion Pictures Ltd.
Lifetime memories from a 100-year-old uncle of
Mr. Vitale, founder of etalpasta.
LIGHT.RAPID.TRANSIT. is an anti-romance
film about a young mechanic who falls in love
with the automated woman’s voice on
Vancouver’s Skytrain system.
LIGHTS FOR GITA
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
Eight-year-old Gita can’t wait to celebrate
Divali, the Hindu festival of lights, in her new
home, but a terrible ice storm cuts off the
power. Obviously, a Devali celebration now is
impossible! Or is it?
Prod. Co.: Like Minded Media Ltd.
Lily is a top executive at a large computer
company. Her father dies and she must go back
to help her mother take care of the family’s
Chinese bakery. On her journey through the
past, Lily discovers complexities about her
mother’s love and unrelenting commitment to
LINES I DRAW UPON MY BODY, THE
Prod. Co.: (r)evolution media
The film is a deeply personal account of one
woman’s twenty-year struggle with eating
disorders. Images from her childhood and her
modelling career, as well as medical slides, are
projected onto her body as she reveals her story.
LIPSERVICE: A Mystery
Prod. Co.: AMF Productions
Animation meets the Dogme Manifesto in this
hand-held, hand-painted adventure of a single,
unemployed, lipless woman, who hires herself
out as a private detective.
Prod. Co.: Alan Handel Productions
Lisa’s Journey is the story of a young
remarkable and rebellious Montreal woman
who left her affluent world behind to fight to save a
threatened rain forest in India. This documentary is
a highly personal journey of self discovery.
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