The Art of Drowning

The Art of Drowning

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Talented animation from Diego Maclean meets the poetic talent of American poet Billy Collins to ponder the possibilities of those last few moments of life. The film is a visual interpretation of the poem by Billy Collins.

The Bath

The Bath

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It's another drab day at the rooming house. Outside, wind and snow. Inside, nothing on Flo's calendar. What can take away those April blues? Ah, yes ... a bath!

A Courtship For Our Times

A Courtship For Our Times

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Love at first sight between two computer whiz kids exchanging sound bytes of endearment.... This tongue-in-cheek program pokes fun at the new generation of computer nerds engrossed in their own sense of self-importance and will surely provoke a chuckle.

Family • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

Family • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to family.

Fate Scores

Fate Scores

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Two strangers, a guitarist and an introspective young woman, cross paths at a long bench along the side of a city building. One by one, additional strangers join the pair on the bench. Amidst a whirlwind of interactions that lead to both harmony and discord, the guitarist and the young woman eventually discover they have something special in common.

Great Expectations (not what you're thinking)

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A frustrated artist, unable to put her ideas on paper, turns to an over-the-top daydream in which her filmmaking garners her fame, fortune, kudos, exotic vacations, social standing, ardent suitors and parental approval.

I Love My Work

I Love My Work

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The perils of ignoring a horoscope prediction are brought to life through witty animation. Casting aside a warning has dire consequences for a woman trying to make it to work.

Insomniac

Insomniac

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This film captures the hopelessly frenetic quality of modern life, as characters move in a manic and surreal fashion from one inevitable situation to the next.

Johns Untilted Clock

John's Untilted Clock

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Using pencil on paper and 2-D computer animation, Shine Park creates a surrealistic depiction of how one's character is influenced by interactions with others.

A Little Life

A Little Life

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Hatch, eat, fly, die...this enchanting short film shows the complete life cycle of the green bottle fly (phaenicia sericata) in minute detail.

Middle Grays

Middle Grays

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A beautifully animated, evocative film that explores the area of "middle grays" - the undefinable reality that lies between black and white. Cut-out and rotoscope animation portray a woman in two areas of perceived reality.

More Sensitive

More Sensitive

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Award-winning animator Gail Noonan creates the pitch-perfect caricature of a nervous piano player trying to captivate the indifferent patrons of a noisy hotel bar.

Muskeg Special

Muskeg Special

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Embark on an extraordinary journey by train from The Pas to Churchill through Northern Manitoba and learn about the fascinating people who lived in communities along the Hudson Bay Rail Line.

Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1 -- 6 parts)

Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1 -- 6 parts)

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Nehiyawetan means "Let's speak Cree". This dynamic six part series combines live action and animation in an innovative approach to making the Cree language accessible to young children.

Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 2 -- 6 Parts)

Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 2 -- 6 Parts)

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Tansi! Kai and Auntie Josephine are back, and joined by new student, Kayla, for another fun year of Cree in series 2 of Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree.

Olivias Puzzle

Olivia's Puzzle

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Goanese girls Reshma and Olivia grow up at opposite ends of the earth-India and Canada-but their daily rituals hold more than one surprising similarity.

Ralph: Coffee, Jazz and Poetry- The Poetry of Ralph Alfonso

Ralph: Coffee, Jazz and Poetry- The Poetry of Ralph Alfonso

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Ralph Alfonso sets poetry in motion to jazz rhythms and beatnik inspired spoken-word performances. In this documentary, Patrick Jenkins transforms Ralph's poetry into fun-filled, colourful animation segments, interspersed with scenes from his film Vie de Nuit, live performances and interviews featuring Ralph, friends and fans.

Ray Condos Crazy Mixed Up World

Ray Condo's Crazy Mixed Up World

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This charming and lively animation by Vancouver artist Deb Dawson pays tribute to the genius of the late Canadian musician commonly known as Ray Condo (1950-2004).

So Far and Soar

So Far and Soar

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A researcher is emotionally drained as she searches for connections, both in her lab work and relationships. So lost is she in the depth of her studies, it takes an unexpected event to change shift her perspective to a new direction.

So Far So....

So Far So....

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Ann Marie Fleming's accelerated look at growing up delivers a new twist on storytelling which will leave viewers spinning with amusement. Consequential events such as birth, graduation, leaving home, and beginning a first career are crammed into this delightful animated short.

A Song for Daniel

A Song for Daniel

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This charming short documentary compares a routine day for two nine-year-old Iraqi boys--one living in Baghdad and the other born and raised on Long Island.

Study of an Apartment

Study of an Apartment

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Original water colour and ink paintings lend a wonderful subtlety to Martin Rose's cut-out animation. By isolating small details and familiar sound effects, he evokes the quality of life of an older woman living alone in her apartment.

Two Indians Talking

Two Indians Talking

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Two Indians Talking is a comedic drama about the conflicting opinions of two First Nations men as they prepare to set up a roadblock. Each man wants fiercely to do the right thing, but struggles with the question, “When you do something for the right reasons, does that make it the right thing to do?”