Yorkton Short Film Library 121

V152-02
MUSIC WORKS: Treble Charger
Performing Arts/Entertainment
26:50
Prod. Co.: CBC
Music Works, Canada’s hottest seven-part
music series features live musicians, live
performances, and live audiences on CBC
Television. Music Works is the premier
television showcase for both established bands
and cool new talent.

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MUSIC WORKS WONDERS
Children/Youth Production
23:00
Prod. Co.: Sesame Workshop
Sesame Street’s Music Works Wonders, a public
service initiative, encourages children to explore,
create and grow with music. It is a joyful half hour
of learning about what music is, where you find it
and how you make it.

V206-02
MUSICIANS IN THE WAR ZONE
Educational/Instructional
48:00
Prod. Co.: MuchMusic/War Child Canada
Produced by MuchMusic and War Child Canada to
educate youth about humanitarian issues, the show
features Canadian musicians in war-torn regions.
The shocking living conditions of youth in these
areas is explored through the reactions of the
musicians, and contextualized by historical
information.

V130-05
MUSKOX PATROL, THE
Documentary History
56:15
Prod. Co.: Words & Pictures Videos
In 1922 a handful of Mounties were sent to
Canada’s High Arctic to fend off foreign explorers
and others with designs on the territory. That they
survived is a miracle.

V030-05
MY 48 PONTIAC
Performing Arts/Entertainment
03:14
Prod. Co.: Michael Hamm
Cars are a part of our life … and part of death.
Their passage as rolling tin is a metaphor for our
passage on earth.

V221-05
MY BRAND NEW LIFE: A Border Story
Children/Youth Production
22:30
Prod. Co.: La Fete Productions/NFB
Canadians think Americans are ignorant about
Canada. But do Canadian kids know any more
about their southern neighbours? Two teens find
out. Antoine, a Canadian boy from Ottawa and
Olivia, an American girl from Washington D.C.,
travel to the other’s countries to celebrate their
national holidays together. From chitlins to beaver
tales/tails, the two youngsters get to experience
life on both sides of the border.

V205-99
MY CHILD, MY LAND
Animation
04:13
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
A provocative film, My Child, My Land decries
the use of antipersonnel land mines. The film shows
the victims as well as the utter barbarity which
creates these instruments of death.

V359-01
MY DAD DOES 9 IN KAMLOOPS
Documentary Short Subject
03:20
Prod. Co.: Friendly Fire
My dad took home 17 (mostly gold) medals at
an international track and field competition
while I captured the thrill of victory with my
super-8 camera. Pictures are set to music with
English text only. No dialogue.

V338-02
MY DEAR CLARA
Documentary History
44:00
Prod. Co.: Beitel/Lazar Productions Inc.
Set during the second world war, My Dear
Clara interweaves love letters with archival
footage to portray a Polish Jewish refugee’s
struggle for survival alongside his Canadian
wife’s battle to change her government’s
immigration policies.

V281-06
MY FABULOUS GAY WEDDING
Lifestyle Programs
48:00
Paperny Films
Scott Thompson and his team have two weeks to
make the wedding dreams of a lucky gay couple
come true. Along the way Scott probes the
couple’s relationship and explores their
emotional journey as he ushers them to the altar.

V160-01
MY FATHER’S CAMERA
Performing Arts/Entertainment
59:00
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
My Father’s Camera documents the amateur
travelogue and the home-made drama, as well as
the widely read specialty publications, which
featured everything from sample screenplays to
tips on nifty expressionist camera angles.

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MY FATHER’S HANDS
Drama
27:00
Prod. Co.: Hungry Eyes/Film Food
A powerful father/son story about Marcus, a
dancer, and a father, Don, a butcher. After a
brutal robbery, they’re locked in a freezer and
left for dead. Join us in the meat locker as Don
and Marcus confront each other, fighting for
their very lives.

V051-95
MY FATHER’S LEGACY
Documentary Under 30 Mins
23:50
Prod. Co.: Incandescent Films
The story of Dr. R. G. Ferguson, medical
superintendent at Fort San, as told by his 78-
year-old son, Robert.

V329-00-W
MY GRANDMOTHER IRONED THE
KING’S SHIRTS
Animation
10:35
Prod. Co.: Studio Magica(Norway)/National
Film Board of Canada
My Grandmother Ironed the King’s Shirts is
about an ordinary woman with a revolutionary
instinct. With sharp humour it explores
storytelling, myth-making and the important
contributions that are possible through the most
humble means.

V215-99-W
MY HEALING JOURNEY: Seven Years
With Cancer
Documentary Social/Political
44:39
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
Joe Viszneg was diagnosed with cancer in 1991
and given a year to live. Terminally ill, Joe
documented his living with the disease in a
1995 film. In 1998, Joe retells the story in a
second film bringing it up-to-date.

V351-98
MY HEART BELONGS TO DADDY
Drama
16:00
Prod. Co.: Directors, Writers & Actors
Workshop/Ann Kennard
This black comedy unfolds when Dad chokes
on his pork chop and falls into a coma. The
antics that ensue as the sisters and sister-in-law
spat/fight a lot.

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