The Masculine Mystique (1984) by Giles Walker This drama explores the changing role of men in today’s society by delving into the stories of 4 men and their relationships with women.
Everest from Within (2001) by Claude-André Nadon & Sylvie Van Brabant This doc retraces the journey of 4 Canadians who set off to climb the perilous north side of Mount Everest without the use of oxygen or sherpas.
Toys (1966) by Grant Munro This stop-mo animation takes a dark look into the war toys often given to children at Christmas time. Starting off as harmless objects, the toys quickly take on the gestures of real soldiers, mimicking the actions and penalties of a real war.
Hothouse 3: Vimy-Ridge (2006) by Damien Hess In this film Damien Hess uses imagery of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial monument in northern France to summon up names, faces and shadows that are fading from our memory.
Memorandum (1965) by Donald Brittain & John Spotton This doc follows a Holocaust survivor in 1965 on an emotional pilgrimage to Bergen Belsen, the last of 11 concentration camps where he was held by the Nazis. He and 30 other former Jewish inmates travel through the new Germany.
The Colour of Beauty (2010) by Elizabeth St. Philip The Colour of Beauty is a shocking short documentary that examines racism in the fashion industry. Renee Thompson is trying to make it as a top fashion model in New York, but she’s a black model in a world where white women represent the standard of beauty.
Celtic Spirits (1978) by James Littleton In this documentary, two Cape Breton musicians visit Ireland and Scotland in search of their musical roots.
Sorry for the lack of updates!
I was recovering from some surgery but I’m all healed and ready to keep posting! To all the new followers, WELCOME! I’m Kate and I’d love to get to know you :D