Yorkton Short Film Library 38

Cowboy Shakespeare Actor
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Shakespeare in the Park Actor

V350-96
CONSUMPTION: Program #4
Documentary Under 30 Mins
20:00
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
Our desire to endlessly consume to satisfy our
wants is restrained by our limited income. In
order to increase their sales, businesses improve the
quality and attractiveness of their products, try to
forecast trends in Consumption.

V396-02
CONTINUITY
Comedy
06:20
Prod. Co.: Craig Bowlsby
Two restaurant customers argue about the changing
nature of reality. Does it depend on one’s point of
view? Continuity begins to morph, and then
fracture completely in counterpoint.

V247-05-W
CONTINUOUS JOURNEY
Documentary History
57:30
Prod. Co.: Peripheral Visions Film and Video Inc.
In 1914, the Komagata Maru a ship carrying 376
could be immigrants from India was turned away
from Canada – continuos journey is an
investigation into this historic event revealing
Canada’s hidden white’s only immigration policy.

V068-98-W
CONTRACT, THE
Drama
29:00
Prod. Co.: YYZ Productions
Drake Manson is a full-time loser. Hounded by a
gang of mobsters, to whom he owes more than his
miserable life is worth, Drake sees no recourse but
to end it all.

V183-03
CONTRE VENTS CONTRE MARÉES
Performing Arts/Entertainment
49:56
Prod. Co.: Amérimage-Spectra
This documentary is a reflection and a personal
quest of Zachary Richard who guides us on the road
to discovery of the Cadian people, many times on
the verge of extinction but who reemerge today in a
language, traditions and a very lively music.

V203-01
CONVERGENCE
Comedy
15:00
Prod. Co.: Man Dancing Productions
Mirroring an obscure mathematical principle, four
lives converge for a common purpose. Is it fate?

V055-03
COOL THREADS
Documentary General Subject
50:34
Prod. Co.: Productions Grand Nord
Using the sartorial icon of jeans as a magnifying
glass, Cool Threads, is a fast-paced, humorous
documentary, examining the Zeitgeist, the mindset,
of today’s generation of teenagers as they seek to
wrap themselves in the mythical aura of cool.

V401 -02
COOL? Identity, Drugs and Fitting In
Documentary Social/Political
22:35
Prod. Co.: ArtHOUSE Productions
This fast-paced video for teens explores the
complex issues of identity, drugs, and fitting in.
A team of talented youth explore what it means
to be “cool”, how taking drugs relates to “fitting
in”, and explores the point where taking drugs
becomes a problem.

V218-02
COOTIE FREAK
Drama
22:51
Prod. Co.: MythMakers Productions
School bullies are tyrannizing ten-year-old
Claudia. Without the protection of adults and
left to her own devices, she decides to win over
her oppressors with a ‘party to end all parties’.

V245-04-W
CORNER GAS
Comedy
22:26
Prod. Co: Prairie Pants Productions
Corner Gas is forty kilometres from nowhere and
way beyond normal.

V396-04
CORNER STORE COMMUNITY, THE
Documentary Short Subject
24:00
Prod. Co:
Acting as a community message board the corner
store serves a special purpose in our
neighbourhoods. Now competing with rising
transport and consumption rates, can the local
merchant find a way to keep their customers at
home and community spirit alive?

V258-01
COSMIC CONNECTIONS: Children of
Stardust
Science/Nature
48:00
Prod. Co.: Soapbox Productions
This episode tells the story of comets and the
surprising influence they’ve had over life on
earth. We learn the secrets of these cosmic
icebergs and follow a space mission, already
underway, that will try to snatch a sample of
stardust from a comet and return it to earth.

V306-04
COSMIC CURRENT
Multicultural
46:44
Prod. Co: NFB
This quirky documentary mixes a first-person
diary cam, lively interviews and on-the-fly
footage to put a fresh spin on universal questions
of ethnicity, home and self. A pilgrimage set in
motion by a mother’s wish ends by transforming
a family that had grown apart.

V431-97
COSMIC HIGHWAY
Documentary Under 30 Mins
26:00
Prod. Co.: Hit the Highway Productions
Someday, a stray asteroid might collide with
Earth. This episode, in the Cosmic Highway
series, looks at the odds at the astronomers
patrolling for wayward asteroids, at what to do
if we found one, and what it might do to us if
we didn’t.

V163-01-W
COSMIC LINK
Science/Nature
51:45
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
The Cosmic Link takes viewers on a
fascinating journey through the latest
discoveries regarding the origins of humankind
in the company of world-renowned scientists.

V055-02
COSMIC ODYSSEY: Lives of the Stars
Science/Nature
46:00
Prod. Co.: Soapbox Productions
The constancy of the stars is an illusion. If we
could watch long enough, we’d see stars go
through an astonishing sequence of changes.
By looking at many different stars, telescopes
around – and above – the world, are revealing
dramatic examples of the stellar life cycle.

V219-97
COTTER’S WILDERNESS TRAILS: A
Woodlands Hoot
Science/Nature
25:00
Prod. Co.: Stan Thomas Productions
A sequence on a Great Grey Owl family filmed
from a tower and blind, reflects their daily life
and the growth of chicks to young adults. Also
filmed is a nest of marsh hawk chicks, as well as
their parents’ dive-bombing of
host/photographer George Cotter.

V379-01
COUGAR CROSSINGS
Science/Nature
45:25
Prod. Co.: TVnewmedia.com
Cougar Crossings is a journey of two cougar
cubs that descend a mountainside alone. Their
adventures exemplify the challenge of coexistence
between nature and mankind. This
wildlife TV Special investigates the myths and
truths about these mysterious lions of the
Americas.

Independent Actors Theatre Hosts Fourth Annual Short Women’s Play Festival
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Emily Rollie, the artistic director for the Independent Actors Theatre, introduces the fourth annual Short Women’s Play Festival at The Bridge in Columbia, Mo., on Friday, March 9, 2012. The festival features six plays all written and directed by women. (Amanda Sohaney/KOMU)

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