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Redux Shorts: Oscar-Winning Shorts
TIFF Lightbox 4 Tue, Apr 30, 2019 11:00 AM
In 1974, Studio D became the first publicly funded feminist film production unit in the world. This program offers a bold collection of its Oscar-winning shorts, produced by studio founder Kathleen Shannon.
Film Info
Country Listing:Canada
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Terre Nash
Producer(s):Edward Le Lorrain


Long before An Inconvenient Truth, Terre Nash filmed an American activist's powerful lecture on the horrors of nuclear war and proliferation, cut with newsreel footage of the atomic bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Reagan administration labelled this short as propaganda and attempted to have it banned, but instead it won an Oscar. Kiva Reardon

Redux program presented in partnership with NFB. Supported by K.M. Hunter Charitable Foundation.

Additional Information

  • POV - One of cinema‚Äôs strongest statements against nuclear insanity