Yorkton Short Film Library 105

ACTOR ERICK BALFOUR , VALERA Y MARCO (PULPO)
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Eric Salter Balfour (born April 24, 1977) is an American singer and actor of film and television.

V282-02
LONESOME MONSIEUR
TURGEON/Solitude de Monsieur Turgeon,
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Animation
13:36
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
An urban tale of isolation, Lonesome Monsieur
Turgeon is nevertheless full of compassion,
humour and sly winks at the audience. In
depicting the tedium of a lonely bachelor’s
empty days, the film also leads us to question
our relationship with advertising and mass
consumption.

V175-94
LONG ENCHANTMENT, THE
Animation
11:21
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
A little girl espies a wondrous pony prancing
under her window one charmed moonlit night.
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Is it all a dream? Flora is spirited back in time to am
enchanted forest. Here, she witnesses the
machinations of a wicked wizard who casts a spell
on the pony.

V121-06
LONG JOURNEY HOME, A
Documentary Arts/Culture
56:35
Stormy Nights Productions
International opera star Isabel Bayrakdarian travels
for the first time to her ancestral homeland,
Armenia. This documentary captures her recital of
Armenian and classical repertoire as well as her
performances of sacred music in the country’s most
ancient churches. A visit to a part of the world
whose mystical landscape provides a haunting
backdrop for the music.

V342-05
LONG ROAD, FULL CIRCLE PT. 1
Documentary Series
23:44
Prod. Co.: Meeches Video Productions Inc.
A former gang member discovers that Aboriginal
ceremony is the key to leaving the past behind.
Long Road, Full Circle is both a warning and a tale
of redemption as one man makes good on the
potential he showed while turning the corner in
prison.

V164-94
LONG TIME COMIN
Performing Arts/Entertainment
52:27
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
In Long Time Comin two African-Canadian
lesbian artists give back to art its most urgent
meanings – commitment and passion. They shun
Eurocentric notions of art as devoid of political
intent; rather they embrace its possibilities for
changing the world.

V208-94
LONGBOAT
Multicultural/Race Relations
23:15
Prod. Co.: David Storey Enterprises
Longboat examines the life and misunderstandings
of turn of the century long distance runner Tom
Longboat. It focuses on a chance meeting between
Toronto Star reporter, Jimmy Mckearney and
Longboat. One of the Iroquois Nation’s most
famous athletes.

IV018-99
LONGING
Documentary Under 30 Mins (Int)
10:00
Prod. Co.: Elahe Massumi
Elahe Massumi continues her exploration of
identity. In this case identity is defined by the
search for a soul-mate. To many, it seems, they are
looking for truth or meaning in their lives through
such a person.

V373-94
LONGSHOTS
Documentary Over 30 Mins
45:00
Prod. Co.: Maximage Productions
Longshots features six former ’street kids’ who
participated in a video production workshop. It
showcases their films, and looks at the lives of
these extraordinary survivors of life on the
streets.

V317-03
LOOK
Drama
09:00
Prod. Co.: Look Films
Eleven-year-old Sean is a challenge for his new
Big Brother, refusing to play and obsessively
taking photographs of his feet. Things turn
around after Sean meets a mysterious stranger
who inspires him to look up.

V150-02
LOOK BACK IN SORROW
Documentary History
22:30
Prod. Co.: CBC
Look Back in Sorrow is an epic tale of injustice
perpetrated by Canadians on Canadians.
Beginning in 1953, Dukhobor children were
rounded up by the RCMP and interned in an
institution until 1959. The effects of the
physical and emotional abuse they endured
remains with them today.

V285-99
LOOK WHO’S TALKING: How Animals
Communicate
Science/Nature
46:00
Prod. Co.: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
It is only recently that humans have become
aware that animal communication is often
elegant, elaborate and subtle. Understanding
how other species communicate tells us a great
deal about the history and evolution of our
species.

V100-03-W
LOON DREAMING/RÊVE DU HUARD, LE
Animation
06:15
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
Loon Dreaming opens with loons gracefully
riding the waves. Then suddenly we see the
world through the eyes of one of these
spectacular birds as it pursues a fish, soars
upward and flies over the busy city before
landing on a secluded lake.

V328-04
LORDS OF THE ARCTIC
Nature/Environment
52:00
Prod. Co: Glacialis Productions/NFB/Gedeon
Programmes
The unique wildlife that thrives in the Arctic’s
stark landscape has long captivated our
imaginations. A look beneath the ice reveals
equally remarkable life forms – ones that are key
to the survival of this ecosystem.

V303-99
LORRIE CHURCH: Never Give Up Hope
Music Video
04:10
Prod. Co.: Creative House Studios
Years having passed, the difficult decisions
made in the past can be seen with more mature
eyes.

V356-02
LOSING JUGGLES
Drama
07:00
Prod. Co.: Hour Glass Films c/o Sheridan
College
A veteran clown wanders the city streets at
night searching for ways to end his misery after
becoming disillusioned with his profession.

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Actors Headshot of Michael Quartey © Nick Gregan

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