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Camera Test

What gets lost when female voices are stymied during the creative process? Pairing intimate interviews with absurdist re-enactments, Joyce Wong crafts a tartly subversive look at patriarchy and racism in the film industry.
Film Info
Runtime:5
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Rating:Not rated
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Joyce Wong
Producer(s):Justine Pimlott
Executive Producer(s):Anita Lee
Editor(s):Avril Jacobson
Writer(s):Joyce Wong
Cinematography:Maya Bankovic
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Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary

The late Pepita Ferrari seats 33 leading documentarians—from the iconic Alanis Obomsawin to iconoclast Werner Herzog—in front of the camera to delve into the unique challenges and ethical entanglements of documentary filmmaking.
Film Info
Runtime:97
Copyright:2008
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:G
Festival Info
Festival Year:2009
Language:English
French
Accessibility:Partial Subtitles
Program Category:Redux
Film Subjects:Filmmakers & Filmmaking
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Pepita Ferrari
Producer(s):Michelle van Beusekom
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Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief

Veteran Tlingit filmmaker Carol Geddes tells the story of five Indigenous women across Canada who have risen to the top of their chosen trades—from a deck hand on a fishing boat, to a band council chief, to a minister of the Yukon legislature—and become inspirational leaders in their communities.
Film Info
Runtime:28
Copyright:1986
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:G
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Carol Geddes
Producer(s):Barbara Janes
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Flamenco at 5:15

The third short to win an Oscar for Studio D is set to a very different beat. Flamenco at 5:15 lets the camera sit back and simply observe National Ballet School of Canada students as they are taught the moves and proud spirit of the folkloric Andalusian dance of flamenco.
Film Info
Runtime:29
Copyright:1983
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:G
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Cynthia Scott
Producer(s):Cynthia Scott
Adam Symansky
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If You Love This Planet

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.
Film Info
Runtime:25
Copyright:1982
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:PG
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Terre Nash
Producer(s):Edward Le Lorrain
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I'll Find A Way

Nadia is nine years old and lives in Toronto. She goes to swimming class and basketball practice; plays dress-up with her brother; and gets annoyed by the boys at school. She also has spina bifida. This short, narrated with frankness and gentle humour by Nadia, earned Studio D its first Oscar.
Film Info
Runtime:25
Copyright:1977
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:G
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Beverly Shaffer
Producer(s):Yuki Yoshida
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Lake

Cree director Alexandra Lazarowich riffs off classic cinema verité to craft a contemporary portrait of Métis women net fishing in northern Alberta.
Film Info
Runtime:5
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Rating:Not rated
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Alexandra Lazarowich
Producer(s):Coty Savard
Executive Producer(s):David Christensen
Editor(s):Asia Youngman
Writer(s):Alexandra Lazarowich
Cinematography:Lindsay McIntyre
Sound:Charlene Moore
Johnny Blerot
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Long Time Comin'

Acclaimed writer Dionne Brand charts the work of two trailblazing Black lesbian Canadian artists—singer-songwriter Faith Nolan and multimedia visual artist Grace Channer—who discuss art, race and sexuality in this intimate tête-a-tête.
Film Info
Runtime:52
Copyright:1993
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:G
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Film Subjects:Black Cultures & Issues
Canada
LGBTQ Cultures & Issues
Music & Musicians
Race & Racism
Visual Artists, Art & Photography
Women & Women's Stories
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Dionne Brand
Producer(s):Nicole Hubert
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Older, Stronger, Wiser

A farmer; a union activist; a bookshop owner; a reverend; a domestic worker. In this short oral history, five Black women reflect on the lives they've led and describe the challenges of growing up in the rural townships and urban centres of mid-century Canada.
Film Info
Runtime:28
Copyright:1989
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:G
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Claire Prieto
Producer(s):Ginny Stikeman
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Question Period

A group of Syrian women, refugees recently resettled in Canada, are negotiating life in their new home. They have some questions. Directed by Ann Marie Fleming, one of the original Five Feminist Minutes filmmakers.
Film Info
Runtime:5
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Rating:Not rated
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Ann Marie Fleming
Producer(s):Shirley Vercruysse
Executive Producer(s):Shirley Vercruysse
Editor(s):Jessica Dymond
Writer(s):Ann Marie Fleming
Cinematography:Lindsay George
Sound:Eva Madden
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Radical

Deanne Foley profiles fellow Newfoundlander Mary Walsh, the Great Warrior Queen of Canadian comedy, musing on time wasted as an object of desire and time well spent as the fearless agent of her own destiny. A joyous call to action.
Film Info
Runtime:5
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Rating:Not rated
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Deanne Foley
Producer(s):Annette Clarke
Executive Producer(s):Annette Clarke
Editor(s):Justin Simms
Writer(s):Mary Walsh
Cinematography:Sylvaine Dufaux
Composer:Lori Clarke
Sound:Scott Yates
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Redux Shorts: Five Feminist Minutes

In 1990, the National Film Board made waves with Five Feminist Minutes, a series of short films produced by the trailblazing Studio D, the world's first all-woman production unit. As the NFB celebrates its 80th anniversary, four contemporary directors pick up the thread, accompanied by four to-be-announced titles from the original series.
Film Info
Country Listing:Canada
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Program Category:Redux
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Redux Shorts: Oscar-Winning Shorts

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
Runtime:79
Country Listing:Canada
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Program Category:Redux
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Some American Feminists

Weaving archival footage with interviews of key second-wave feminists, including Betty Friedan, Margo Jefferson, Kate Millett and Rita Mae Brown, this is a fascinating history of one of the 20th century's most consequential social movements.
Film Info
Runtime:55
Copyright:1977
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:G
Festival Info
Festival Year:2019
Language:English
Program Category:Redux
Film Subjects:Advocacy & Activism
America
Gender & Sexuality
Women Trailblazers & Rule Breakers
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Luce Guilbeault
Nicole Brossard
Margaret Wescott
Producer(s):Kathleen Shannon
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