BRAINDAMADJ’D … :Take II
Documentary Point of View
Apartment 11 Productions
The emotionally gripping and stylish tale of an
acclaimed Montreal music video director who
defies the doctors when told he will never recover
from traumatic brain injury following a severe car
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
A man is taken to the doctor’s office, but not for an
ordinary checkup. He looks terror stricken. A huge
syringe is thrust into his head and injects a liquid
that turns into two sinister looking chimney sweeps
who get to work sweeping out his memories.
BRAS D’OR LAKE- The Muse
Prod. Co: Good Earth Productions
Bras d’or dominates the centre of Cape Breton
Island- a lake surrounded by ocean. Narrow fingers
of land seem to split the lake in two, so the people
call it “the lakes”. And those who live by its shores
swear there’s magic in Bras d’or.
BRAVO! NEW STYLE ARTS CHANNEL:
Prod. Co.: Bravo! Television
The campaign to launch Bravo!, Canada’s new arts
channel, with the message that the arts are for
BREAK A LEG, ROSIE
Two Story Productions Inc.
‘Break a Leg, Rosie’ tells the story of a young
woman Carly Pope, who is driven by her passion
for dance and her joie de vivre. She is anxious to
get to work because she has been promoted from
dishwasher to waitress. She is overwhelmed by the
job, and instead of serving them food she delivers
them an incredible performance.
BREAKAWAY: A Tale Of Two Survivors
Documentary General Subject
Prod. Co.: Alchemy Notion Pictures Inc.
A late night car crash. A freak check at a hockey
game. Two lives change, then come together.
Robert Hessian makes a deal with Doug Rafuse.
They struggle to regain what was lost and to
remake who they are. Breakaway is a
documentary about two men and an extreme
world of individual will, frustration and
BREAKFAST ALL DAY
Prod. Co.: Mid Canada Production Services Inc
A crotchety cook, a pregnant waitress, a botched
robbery and a clumsy love affair. Breakfast All
Day is a story of convergence, adultery, crime,
and love over easy.
BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS
Prod. Co: Dante Entertainment
A repressed and sensitive old housewife’s
struggle for liberation from her Neanderthal
husband leads her to consider
uncharacteristically dark and sinister breakfast
BREAKIN’ IN: The Making of A Hip Hop
Dancer The Call
Prod. Co.: NFB
The Call reveals some surprisingly positive
aspects of hip hop while separating the fantasy
world of videos from the lifestyle’s harsh
realities. Five young women compete in
auditions held by Toronto’s Little X.
Prod. Co.: Company of Women on the Screen
Breaking Joan is a dramatic short film that
looks at the strength of community. When Joan
rises after a night of torment from an abusive ex,
the last thing she wants is to be set upon by her
neighbours. But with their inimitable country
ways, they bring her around to seeing the
importance of trusting one another.
BREAKING PATTERNS: The Story of
Grand Master Scott Kopperud
Cooper Rock Pictures Inc.
‘Breaking Patterns’ is the story of Grand Master
Scott Kopperud, a TV documentary, profiling
one of the most accomplished Tae Kwon Do
figures on the planet. Besides earning his 8th
Degree Black Belt, Kopperud created his own
federation. All of this came with a price.
BREAKING THE BARRIER
Prod. Co.: Barna-Alper/Connections
The X-1 was dropped from a B-29 at 20,000
feet and immediately after the drop four
cylinders were turned on in rapid
sequence….and the needle of the machmeter
fluctuated….and then passed off the scale.
Prod. Co.: Vancouver Film School
A subtly noir, yet comical world speckled with
mimes, who find themselves at the mercy of
Prod. Co.: Canadian Film Centre
A young bride, coping with both wedding day
nerves and her family’s dysfunctional neuroses,
telephones her fiancé moments before the
ceremony to privately exchange a vow of love.
BRIDGE BETWEEN TWO SHORES, A
Prod. Co: Productions Roch Brunette
A half-hour documentary commemorating the
75th anniversary of the Jacques Cartier Bridge.
BRIDGE BETWEEN TWO SHORES, A
This documentary will present the history of the
Jacques-Cartier bridge. Canadian design and
construction ingenuity will shine once again. It
will also be a salute to the local manufacturers
and engineers who contributed their knowledge
and expertise in the service of the people.
BRIDGE TO MARS, A
Prod. Co.: Green Lion Productions Inc.
Three remarkable Canadians conduct a series of
groundbreaking experiments at a NASA base
camp in the High Arctic. Isolated on an island
with other leading scientists, they study a giant
crater for clues that will help future astronauts
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