Al Neil: A Portrait

Al Neil: A Portrait

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Film artist David Rimmer pays tribute to Al Neil, an institution in West Coast art mythology in this portrait of the musician, poet and sculptor.

Bearded Ladies: The Photography of Rosamond Norbury [30min version]

Bearded Ladies: The Photography of Rosamond Norbury [30min version]

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Sharon McGowan salutes the work of Vancouver artist Rosamond Norbury in this edgy and humorous documentary exploring notions of gender and identity.

Bearded Ladies: The Photography of Rosamond Norbury [53min version]

Bearded Ladies: The Photography of Rosamond Norbury [53min version]

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Sharon McGowan salutes the work of Vancouver artist Rosamond Norbury in this edgy and humorous documentary exploring notions of gender and identity.

Camilla Singh • The Artists Life (Series 1)

Camilla Singh • The Artist's Life (Series 1)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles artist and curator, Camilla Singh

A Cup of Wine: 5 Poems from the Tang & Song Dynasties

A Cup of Wine: 5 Poems from the Tang & Song Dynasties

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Award-winning filmmaker Daniel Conrad collaborates with choreographer Wen Wei Wang to reimagine dance and poetry from the Tang and Song dynasties (AD 960 to AD 1280).

The Dancing Cop!

The Dancing Cop!

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With a nod to the theatre of the absurd, Kelvin Redvers has created a musical like no other to provoke discussion about relationships between law enforcement and First Nations people.

A Dream of Naming

A Dream of Naming

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A woman reflects on the plurality of her self-image in this compelling interpretation of the poem, "A Dream of Naming," written and performed by Vancouver artist Judy Radul.

No Numbers: Identity beyond measure [46 min version]

No Numbers: Identity beyond measure [46 min version]

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Examines the general sense of "dis-ease" in society and the increasing normalcy of hating ourselves. Three women use film to move away from the self-destructive practices of disordered eating toward those that are self-creating.

No Numbers: Identity beyond measure [62 min version]

No Numbers: Identity beyond measure [62 min version]

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Examines the general sense of "dis-ease" in society and the increasing normalcy of hating ourselves. Three women use film to move away from the self-destructive practices of disordered eating toward those that are self-creating.

Ralph: Coffee, Jazz and Poetry- The Poetry of Ralph Alfonso

Ralph: Coffee, Jazz and Poetry- The Poetry of Ralph Alfonso

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Ralph Alfonso sets poetry in motion to jazz rhythms and beatnik inspired spoken-word performances. In this documentary, Patrick Jenkins transforms Ralph's poetry into fun-filled, colourful animation segments, interspersed with scenes from his film Vie de Nuit, live performances and interviews featuring Ralph, friends and fans.

Seed

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Haunting music by Holly Cole combines with striking metaphoric imagery to create a powerful, evocative creation story at the end of history. The film portrays a dream of some children, a wasteland, and an unexpected gift. Accompanied by a discussion guide.

SO KATTA

SO KAT'TA

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This artistic collaboration between dancer Rachel Harris and artist Tsuneko Kokubo explores the beauty of nature in an exquisite dance performance. Filmed in the British Columbia interior, it is both a celebration of the earth and a reflection on the fragility of water and the natural environment.

Songololo: Voices of Change

Songololo: Voices of Change

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From Vancouver filmmaker Marianne Kaplan comes an exciting glimpse of the process of change presently taking place in South Africa. Instead of detailing the horrors of apartheid, Songololo portrays the emergent post-apartheid culture, born of the collective past and aspirations of black South Africa.

Sounds Like Kubota

Sounds Like Kubota

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This salute to Canadian musician, sculptor and performer Nobuo Kubota showcases his innovations in free form sound art, influenced by New York's Fluxus Group, and follows his career including performances with the Artists' Jazz Band and Canadian Creative Music Collective.

Surviving In the Cracks

Surviving In the Cracks

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When Safe Houses for street youth in British Columbia faced closure, youth came together to create the play, Surviving In the Cracks. It was a play with a purpose, to inform an unaware public about why they ended up on the street and why the safe houses saved their lives. This is their story.

Susan Stewart • The Artists Life (Series 1)

Susan Stewart • The Artist's Life (Series 1)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles photographer and performance artist, Susan Stewart.

THE U.S. AND US

THE U.S. AND US

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Questioning the very notion of Canadian sovereignty, this short documentary features an amusing mélange of Quinn's street performances and sobering interviews from some of Canada's leading authors, activists and politicos.

WebCam Girls

WebCam Girls

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WebCam Girls profiles some of the early female pioneers in cyberspace who, with a modem and some moxie, take on old ideas about fame and shame and open up a space for new kinds of art, erotica, pornography, celebrity and branding on the internet.