From Near and Far
at Diamond Tooth Gertie’s (4th and Queen)
Werner Walcher, Yukon, 2008, documentary, 4m
A portrait of Robin, from Jackson Lake.
Part of CBC’s Kids Across Canada series.
Bruce Claydon, Manitoba, 2007, comedy, 7m
A remembrance of a Bogeyman.
Bodan (To Be)
Payman Haghani, Iran, 2009, documentary, 11m
An 83 year-old grandmother wants to live 80 years more. Because life is so beautiful and she doesn’t want to die now!
Josiane Lapointe, Quebec, 2008, experimental, 7m
Here’s the story of a monster. The story of Héloïse. The one and only woman who had carried by herself, the essence of all women on earth. She was perfect.
Gail Maurice, Canada, 2008, documentary, 14m
While visiting a small northern community to teach young people about video, a director learns the disturbing truth about a water supply that residents are forced to drink and cook with everyday.
Prevention of Repeated Crimes
Philipp Abruytin, 2008, Russia, drama, 22m
Based on a true story from Clukotka, USSR, 1946, Komi Republic. Young secret police officer Boris visits the reindeer herders to tell
them about the concentration camps of Gulag and its jail breakers. And about their duty to catch or kill these fugitives in order to
prevent repeated crimes.
Jason Britski, Saskatchewan, 2008, experimental, 11m
A video about mortality, death, decay, notions of beauty, and a respect for the natural world.
40 Men for the Yukon
Tony Massil, BC, 2007, documentary, 20m
In this observational documentary, Frank Erl and Geordie Dobson reflect on the decades they’ve spent in the wilds of the Yukon, and what attracted them to the isolation and independence of the North.
Erl, 75 years old, is an active Gold miner and
Dobson, 82 years old, is a proprietor of a recently closed bar.
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