Yorkton Short Film Library 203

V320-05
WHAT ARE YOU ANYWAYS
Animation
10:38
Prod. Co.: Meditating Bunny Studio
‘What Are You Anyways?’ is a humorous yet
serious story of struggle and love and finding
one’s identity through the trials and tribulations
of growing up.

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WHAT DO YOU MEAN?
Educational/Instructional
28:50
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
A group of high school students take part in a 2
week project to explore how issues arising from
gender communication affect both their social
and intimate relationships. These often intense
discussions include role playing and peer
interviews.

V101-98
WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO THE
CANADIAN ALPHABET?
Experimental
02:00
Prod. Co.: Video Pool Inc.
Older Canadians call “Z” a “zed” …many young
Canadians say “zee”. (US influence having it’s
way?) Producer Kevin Ferris presents a tonguein-
cheek look at what our alphabet may “once”
have been, with subliminal Canadiana thrown in
for good measure.

IV021-01
WHAT FIRE CAN’T BURN
Documentary Over 30 Mins (Int)
52:00
Prod. Co.: Israel Film Service
Maude, thirteen, survived the Holocaust with
the help of her first love, a 24-year-old
Hermann. Half a century later, she returns to
Europe in search of Hermann and her lost
childhood.

V020-99
WHAT IF… A film about Judith Merril
Performing Arts/Entertainment
51:30
Prod. Co.: Imageries P.B. Ltd.
Judith Merril is the candid, clever trailblazer of
What If… She is credited with being one of the
first writers to create believable women in SF
stories – a medium notorious until then for its
’she devil aliens and panting damsels in distress.

V076-02
WHAT THESE ASHES WANTED
Experimental
55:00
Prod. Co.: Philip Hoffman
What These Ashes Wanted places flesh on the
poet Anne Carson’s words, “Death lines every
moment of ordinary time.” This is not a story of
surviving death, but rather, of living death
through a heightening of the quotidian moments
of everyday experience.

V273-06
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?
Lifestyle Programs
30:00
Soapbox Productions Inc.
Who built the largest talking Penguin? How?
And far more importantly, why?! In ‘What Were
They Thinking?’, Comic Sean Cullen delves
deep to uncover the wackiest monuments ever
constructed, the people who built them, the
communities that house them and the zany
secrets behind these crazy sites.

V253-03
WHAT’S AGE GOT TO DO WITH IT?
Educational/Instructional
14:00
Prod. Co.: The May Street Group for BC/Yukon
Transition Houses
An educational video intended to create
awareness about the psychological, emotional
and physical abuse suffered by older women.

V349-96
WHAT’S EATING YOU?
Documentary Under 30 Mins
13:25
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
What’s Eating You? follows a pair of engaging
adolescents on a rollicking voyage of discovery and
lots more. Our young hero and heroine are
definitely into chips and soft drinks, but this video
is nothing if not persistent, winning them over.

V349-06
WHATEVER IT TAKES
Documentary Point of View
42:32
She’s DeWitt Productions
The story of a broke female comedian who decided
to hitchhike across Canada to gain insight and
material from Canadian culture and hit comedy
clubs along the way. This film shows Canada at it’s
most beautiful and at times at its most dangerous.

V142-01
WHEAT AND THE FEATHER, THE/Ble Et La
Plume, Le
Documentary Short Subject
27:00
Prod. Co.: Les Productions Rivard Inc.
With text extracts and writer interviews, this
documentary pays homage to French Manitoba
literature.

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WHEATFIELD SOUL
Performing Arts/Entertainment
45:00
Prod. Co.: CBC Manitoba
The story of Burton Cummings and his unique
relationship with his home town Winnipeg. One of
Canada’s biggest rock stars–he still calls Winnipeg

home.
V196-99
WHEEL MEETS FRICTION
Science/Nature
01:00
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
The Wheel Meets Friction explains how the
invention of the ball bearing reinvented the wheel.

V091-06
WHEELS OF THUNDER
Aboriginal
48:00
Blue Hill Productions
In this documentary we follow several Native
Canadian chuckwagon racers as they prepare for the
Calgary Stampede. They represent the best of the
sport and command respect wherever they compete.
When we get to the stampede it is both elation and
loss as they struggle to be the best. After ten nights
of racing only one will emerge victories.

V156-01
WHEN A CHILD GOES MISSING
Documentary Social/Political
45:00
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
When A Child Goes Missing is a story of grief
and of finding the courage to carry on.

V098-05
WHEN ERMA MADE HERMAN
Documentary Short Subject
13:00
Prod. Co.: Alana Cymerman
Erma is an odd-ball inventor. When a growing
hole appears in the wall, her dead grandmother
screams: ‘It’s cold in here. Get a boy to fix that
hole !’ Erma takes her advice but then a bigger
problem arises… a magical tale about the
imperfections of love.

V219-02
WHEN GIRLS DO IT: An Examination of
Female Sexual Predators
Documentary Social/Political
45:35
Prod. Co.: Whiting Communications Ltd.
When Girls Do It is a penetrating examination
of female sexual predators. Who are they and
why do they abuse?

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