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.

i see the fear

i see the fear

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In 2004, visual artists joe average & jamie griffiths entered into a creative therapeutic photography process, to allow joe to explore his experience of living and coping with Lipoatrophy caused by antiretroviral drugs for HIV/AIDS.

JEFF WALL: In Order to Make a Picture

JEFF WALL: In Order to Make a Picture

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Slowing time down and creating obstacles to work through are central to Jeff Wall's working process. We have a rare opportunity to witness this in a film that follows the creation of two cinematically realized painterly photographs, Spring Snow and Woman with a Covered Tray

Lida Moser Photographer: Odyssey in Black and White

Lida Moser Photographer: Odyssey in Black and White

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Lida Moser (1920-2014), a New York photographer, created over 1,000 photographs of rural Québec in 1950. Sixty years later, she recounts her road trip along the St Lawrence to Montréal director and animator Joyce Borenstein.

Light of Day, The

Light of Day, The

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This simple poetic work is based on the observation that light is greatest, and perhaps most beautiful, when surrounded by darkness. Hauntingly gorgeous music by Oliver Shroer, set to the mysterious shadows of equinox, invites us to marvel at the profound simplicity of beauty.

The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs

The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs

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Filmmaker Annette Mangaard profiles acclaimed Canadian photographer, Arnaud Maggs in her film The Many Faces of Arnaud Maggs.

PICTURE START

PICTURE START

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The members of the so-called 'Vancouver School' are the biggest international art stars to ever come out of Canada, yet they remain little known, even to many Canadians. PICTURE START tells the remarkable, and unlikely, story of the emergence and rise of the original generation of this esteemed group: Jeff Wall, Rodney Graham and Ian Wallace.

Pictures Dont Lie - JJ Van Bibber

Pictures Don't Lie - JJ Van Bibber

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Pictures Don't Lie portrays traditional life in the Yukon through the black and white images of JJ Van Bibber, a prolific Métis photographer who travelled the interior with his family, hunting, trapping and surviving on the land. 

regeneration

regeneration

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Eleven children from a remote First Nations village in British Columbia collaborate with a group of internationally acclaimed artists on an art project. The documentary regeneration portrays art and collaboration as social tools that inspire imagination, and the strength that comes with anything being possible.

Spirit Catcher: Bert Crowfoot • Storytellers in motion (Series 2)

Spirit Catcher: Bert Crowfoot • Storytellers in motion (Series 2)

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In this episode of Storytellers in motion, photographer and entrepreneur Bert Crowfoot is profiled.

SUZY LAKE: Playing With Time

SUZY LAKE: Playing With Time

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Performance artist and photographer Suzy Lake began her practice in the early 1960s. This in-depth portrait follows the artist and her process over decades of powerful works that address politics, gender, youth, beauty and aging.