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I Can Make Art ... Like Maud Lewis
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directed by Jane Churchill, fl. 1990-2005; produced by Tamara Lynch, fl. 1989-2010, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 12 mins
In this short film a group of Grade 6 students are inspired by Maud Lewis, the celebrated Nova Scotian folk artist who painted scenes of country life. With the help of artist Kyle Jackson, they create a folk art painting of their own downtown neighborhood. Informative, touching and filled with the magic of creatio...
directed by Jane Churchill, fl. 1990-2005; produced by Tamara Lynch, fl. 1989-2010, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 12 mins
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In the Footsteps of Rene Richard
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directed by Esther Pelletier; produced by Joanne Rochelle, Nanouk Films (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2003), 50 mins
The painter René Richard (1895-1982), the son of Swiss immigrants who settled in Alberta, lived the first half of his life in the woods under very challenging circumstances. His goal was to obtain greater self-knowledge. Richard chose to live among the Crie and Inuit, and it was their vast open spaces that nurtur...
directed by Esther Pelletier; produced by Joanne Rochelle, Nanouk Films (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2003), 50 mins
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Artist in Montreal
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directed by Jean Palardy, 1905-1991; produced by Robert G. Anderson, fl. 2000 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1954), 30 mins
This short film introduces us to the 'automatistes,' followers of an abstract art form that developed in Montreal. The movement, initiated by Paul-Emile Borduas, is explained by the artists themselves when narrator Bruce Ruddick drops in at their cooperative studio. The film also captures painter Paterson Ewen at...
directed by Jean Palardy, 1905-1991; produced by Robert G. Anderson, fl. 2000 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1954), 30 mins
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