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the place where ships go to die

Shipbreakers: the place where ships go to die Lindsay Gibb ALANG, IN NORTHWEST INDIA on the Arabian Sea, is a contradictory place. A city where ships from around the world go to be destroyed. It’s a land of gorgeous blue skies and filthy grey earth. It’s a recycling yard and an environmental disaster. It’s the […]

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Sea 2 sea

Sea 2 sea – Canadian movie production and others Ron Foley Macdonald East CoastparAs the late summer turns into early fall, the Atlantic Film Festival (AFF) rolls out the region’s major film offerings. Stephen Reynold’s long-awaited The Divine Ryans is set to lead the East Coast pack. Starring 22 Minutes’ Mary Walsh along with British […]

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Art of war

Art of war 2000 100m prod Filmline International exp Elie Samaha, Dan Halsted, Wesley Snipes p Nicolas Clermont d Christian Duguay sc Wayne Beach, Simon Davis Barry ph Pierre Gill ed Michel Arcand pd Anne Pritchard ad Jean Morin, Pierre Perrault c Odette Gadoury sr Donald Cohen s ed Bernard Gariepy-Strobl Hans, Peter Strobl sfx […]

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St. John’s International Women’s Film and Video Festival – 10/15-190/03

St. John’s International Women’s Film and Video Festival – 10/15-190/03 – Festival Wraps Wyndham Wise Radio deejays begin the day with “Canada, Newfoundland’s Youngest territory.” T-shirts read “Free NFLD” and “Newfoundland Liberation Army.” The only time zone in North America that is marked by the half-hour. Welcome to the parallel universe that is Newfoundland and […]

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Bollywood Bound. . – Reviews

Bollywood Bound. . – Reviews – movie review Paul Townend 2002 86m prod NFB, exp Louise Lore, p Karen King-Chigbo, d Nisha Pahuja, ph All Kazimi, ed Steve Weslak, sr PM. Satheesh, s ed Ed Douglas; with Neeru Bajwa, Ruby Bhatia, Vikram Dhillon, Vekeana Dhillon. Ruby Bhatia from Ajax, Ontario, is a beautiful and popular […]

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Treed Murray. . – Take One Reviews

Treed Murray. . – Take One Reviews – movie review Paul Townend 2001 89m prod Treed Murray Productions, exp Bryan Gliserman, Marguerite Pigot, p Helen du Toit, d/sc William Phillips, ph John Holosko, ed Brett Sullivan, sr Stephen Barden, s ed Bisa Scekic, Herwig Gayer, pd Diana Magnus, ad Dan Horton, c Anne Dixon, m […]

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Co Hoedeman: master animator

Co Hoedeman: master animator Gene Walz Go Hoedeman has spent most of his adult life working at being a kid. It’s an irony he’s well aware of. The Dutch-born NFB animator makes his living creating fanciful little puppets which he arranges in front of a camera on miniature, tabletop sets, playfully moving them about to […]

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a secret history of the Toronto new wave

Standing in the kitchen all night: a secret history of the Toronto new wave Cameron Bailey “Independents stand alone. Other terms like underground, avant-garde, low budget or new wave leave a bad taste in everyone’s mouth. Being an outlaw is more fun. It’s cool. It’s dangerous.” It didn’t last. When Bruce McDonald dropped his manifesto […]

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When ponds freeze over

When ponds freeze over Directed and written by Mary Lewis. From Here Productions, 23 min, 1998 Winner of the Best Canadian Short Film at the 1998 Toronto International Film Festival, When Ponds Freeze Over is Newfoundland filmmaker and actor Mary Lewis’s expansive, heterogeneous, utterly absorbing drama of memory. One night in St. John’s, a mother […]

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What these ashes wanted. . – Short Takes

What these ashes wanted. . – Short Takes – movie review Tom McSorley 2001 56m, p/d/ph/ed Philip Hoffman. The image is not enough, though sometimes, it comes close. Toronto experimental filmmaker Philip Hoffman’s most recent film is a rich, densely textured lament for and celebration of his life partner, Marian McMahon, who died suddenly and […]