Flower Fields on the Move
I did a lot of static shots here using a tripod, and then started playing with the camera and using the longest exposure I could in the middle of the day. On this image I moved the camera laterally while the shutter was open. It gives, in my opinion, a more ipressionistic look. Not better, just different.
Prod. Co.: Susan Terril/Rob Thompson
Made with the participation of youth, this
innovative video uses a combination of candid
interviews and comedic dramatic scenes to tackle
the issue of recruitment of youth into organized
BONES OF CONTENTION
Documentary Over 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: Associated Producers
BONITA FOR WHO I AM
Documentary Under 30 Mins (Int)
Prod. Co.: CAAMA Productions
Many people know of Bonita Mabo, wife of the late
Eddie Mabo, and the historic native title claim they
successfully fought on behalf of his Torres Strait
Islander people. Few realize that Bonita is an
Australian of South Sea Islander and Aboriginal
descent. Since her husband’s death, Bonita has a
new campaign – recognition for her own people.
Prod. Co.: Western Directives
“The Bookmobile” is a satirical look, and
fictionalized account, of two librarian
activists/spirits that roam from community to
community “taking on” the establishment. The two
main characters, Fosch and Arlisse Woodstock,
encounter Mayor for re-elect, Temple Weeks, and
become the official opposition.
Documentary Over 30 Mins (Int)
Prod. Co.: Nurit Kedar
Borders is a riveting documentary that is not only
timely given the current political arena, but is an
emotional and educational experience of dramatic
proportions that exemplifies the affects of arbitrary
lines drawn by hatred and mistrust.
This film is a visual document of the natural beauty
and harsh realities of life along the boundary where
humanity and the Boreal Forest meet. Set to
originally composed music, it challenges the viewer
to identify their situation and the way they may be
directly or indirectly interacting with this
BORN AT HOME
Documentary Over 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: NFB
Born At Home explores the issues and rewards
of birthing at home with the assistance of a
midwife. The Waddell family of Red Deer,
Alberta takes us through the profoundly moving
home delivery of their 3rd child.
Documentary Over 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: Black Hat Productions Inc.
To Be Born Hutterite is to enjoy security from
the cradle to the grave, and eternal salvation
thereafter, so they say. But it is a world devoid
of individual choices, where conformity is more
important than thought, expression or spiritual
BORN ON NOVEMBER 28TH
Prod. Co.: Ground Zero Productions
Dramatized stories used as narration for archival
footage tells the story of the founding unions of
the communications, energy and paperworkers.
‘Borradaile’s Century’ is an intriguing and
stunningly visual tale of one of the great, lost
Canadian cameramen whose career paralleled all
of the great events of the 20th Century.
BOTTOM LINE, THE: Privatizing the World
Prod. Co.: Les Productions ISCA
An investigation into the erosion of the global
commons. People from across the world share
stories of the commodification of water, seeds,
genes, healthcare and what citizens are doing to
oppose this trend.
Prod. Co.: itty bitty films
On a remote border post between Alaska and
Yukon, a lonely American customs official tries
to befriend his Canadian counterpart. American
assertiveness clashes with Canadian
bureaucracy, with disastrous and hilarious
BOY WHO SAW THE ICEBERG,
THE/Garcon Qui A Vu L’Iceberg, Le
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
A playful and poignant animated short about a
boy with an overactive imagination, The Boy
Who Saw the Iceberg presents two worlds –
reality and fantasy.
BOYS OF BUCHENWALD, THE
Prod. Co.: Paperny Films Inc.
A group of young Jewish boys – orphans of the
Holocaust – were brought to France after the
war to rebuild their shattered lives. They formed
intense bonds of friendship, which gave them
the strength, and the courage to build fruitful
BOYS OF TRUCK #73, THE
Documentary Short Subject
Prod. Co.: Dacian Productions Inc.
Six months of hard work crashed into the guard
rail of turn four. The Boys of Truck #73 is a
story about why. Why do people spend hard
earned evenings, weekends and dollars on a
hobby which can return so little? Why does a
truck racing team defy logic to start from
scratch and return before season’s end?
BOYS WILL BE BOYS
Documentary Under 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: CBC – Alberta
If you called the woman who works next to you
a bitch, slut or whore you’d be fired. But if
you’re a boy in junior high you can get away
with calling your female classmate this and
worse. How did such behavior become part of
everyday school life?
BRAD GARRETT: Alive
Prod. Co.: Manitoba TV Network
North America’s tallest comedian makes his TV
debut in this one hour, hilarious TV special,
Herman Munster lookout!
BRAIN ORSER: Blame It On The Blues
Prod. Co.: CBC-TV
Olympic medalist and Emmy-winning showman
Brian Orser host this all-star special set in a
downtown blues club. The live, soulful music
drives the interpretive skating sequences to new
Let’s Move Day
First Lady Michelle Obama.
Photos from the Let’s Move Day event at Wells Fargo Arena, attended by more than 10,000 middle school students from Des Moines and nearby school districts. The event celebrated the 2nd anniversary of the initiative begun by the First Lady to encourage physical fitness and good nutrition.
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