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Abegweit
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directed by Serge Morin; produced by Pierre Bernier and Diane Poitras, National Film Board of Canada (National Film Board of Canada, 1998), 1 hour 12 mins
This documentary provides an in-depth look into the design and construction of the Confederation Bridge, an important link between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Though the bridge was originally opposed by environmentalists and fishermen, the structure has increased access to Prince Edward Island as a to...
directed by Serge Morin; produced by Pierre Bernier and Diane Poitras, National Film Board of Canada (National Film Board of Canada, 1998), 1 hour 12 mins
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I Can Make Art, I Can Make Art ... Like Andrew Qappik
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directed by Jane Churchill, fl. 1990-2005; produced by Tamara Lynch, fl. 1989-2010, in I Can Make Art (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 11 mins
Andrew Qappik, a world-renowned Inuit printmaker from Pangnirtung, Nunavut. Originally inspired by images in the comic books he read as a child, Andrew now finds his subjects in the stories, traditions and day-to-day events of his world. In this documentary, he captivates his student audience by creating a soapsto...
directed by Jane Churchill, fl. 1990-2005; produced by Tamara Lynch, fl. 1989-2010, in I Can Make Art (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 11 mins
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I Can Make Art, I Can Make Art ... Like Ron Noganosh
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directed by Jane Churchill, fl. 1990-2005; produced by Tamara Lynch, fl. 1989-2010, in I Can Make Art (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 16 mins
This short film introduces kids to sculptor Ron Noganosh, who transforms items like rusted hubcaps and computer parts into art. Inspired by Ron's found-object sculptures, a group of primary school students discover how to turn 'junk' into art.
directed by Jane Churchill, fl. 1990-2005; produced by Tamara Lynch, fl. 1989-2010, in I Can Make Art (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 16 mins
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The Living Stone
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directed by John Feeney; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1958), 33 mins
This film shows the inspiration, often related to belief in the supernatural, behind Inuit sculpture. The Inuit's approach to the work is to release the image the artist sees imprisoned in the rough stone. The film centers on an old legend about the carving of the image of a sea spirit to bring food to a hungry ca...
directed by John Feeney; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1958), 33 mins
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Varley
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directed by Allan Wargon, fl. 1953; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011; performed by Frederick Varley, 1881-1969 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada), 16 mins
A portrait of Frederick Varley, Canadian painter. Varley returns to his studio in Toronto after a sketching trip and the camera moves about the studio selecting examples of his canvases and watching him begin a new one.
directed by Allan Wargon, fl. 1953; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011; performed by Frederick Varley, 1881-1969 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada), 16 mins
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I Can Make Art, I Can Make Art ... Like Kai Chan
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directed by Jane Churchill, fl. 1990-2005; produced by Tamara Lynch, fl. 1989-2010, in I Can Make Art (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 11 mins
In this short film, sculptor and textile artist Kai Chan shares his artistic philosophy of economy and repetition with young artists who build extraordinary, complex 3D structures using simple materials and basic techniques.
directed by Jane Churchill, fl. 1990-2005; produced by Tamara Lynch, fl. 1989-2010, in I Can Make Art (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 11 mins
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Canadian Landscape
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directed by Radford Crawley, fl. 1941 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1941), 18 mins
This documentary follows painter A.Y. Jackson on his canoe trips and on foot to the northern wilderness of Canada in autumn. This leading member of the Group of Seven discusses his approach to his subject matter and shows some of his paintings.
directed by Radford Crawley, fl. 1941 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1941), 18 mins
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City Out of Time
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directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1959), 16 mins
This Colin Low documentary from 1959 depicts Venice in all its splendor. In the tradition of Venetian painter Canaletto, the film captures the great Italian city’s elusive beauty and fabled landscapes, where spired churches and turreted palaces soar into a blue Mediterranean sky. Narration by William Shatner.
directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1959), 16 mins
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I Don't Have to Work that Big
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directed by Michael McKennirey; produced by National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1973), 27 mins
A short documentary about sculptor Joe Fafard. Joe knows cows. He knows the way they tuck in their forelegs to lie down and ruminate, the way a calf romps in the barnyard. He also knows his friends and neighbors of the farming community of Pense, Saskatchewan. And he sculpts them all, in clay, in eloquent little m...
directed by Michael McKennirey; produced by National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1973), 27 mins
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From Baghdad to Peace Country
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directed by Sherry Lepage; produced by Tracey Friesen, fl. 2003 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2003), 29 mins
This documentary is about Canadian artist Deryk Houston, who in 1999, had a life-altering journey to Baghdad. Unable to remain an outside observer of the crisis in Iraq, Deryk traveled to witness first-hand the impact of international sanctions on the Iraqi people. Compelled to speak out, the artist embarked upon...
directed by Sherry Lepage; produced by Tracey Friesen, fl. 2003 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2003), 29 mins
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