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V151-96
TO LIVE IN MY HOUSE
Documentary Over 30 Mins
44:30
Prod. Co.: HJF Productions Ltd.
Twelve former street women dare to train as
carpenters and help build an emergency shelter
for women. In the process they hope to rebuild
their lives–It will not be easy!

V191-02
TO LOVE, HONOUR AND OBEY
Documentary Social/Political
45:00
Prod. Co.: Paperny Films
To Love, Honour and Obey explores Sikh
tradition surrounding the role of women and
arranged marriages and how these translate when
East Indians move to Canada. It chronicles the
fate of Jaswinder, a young Sikh woman from
British Columbia, who followed her heart and
secretly married without her family’s approval.

V103-03
TO MY BIRTHMOTHER
Documentary Social/Political
54:00
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
To My Birthmother tracks Marie as she opens a
Pandora’s box of secrets and surprises in her
quest to unravel the mystery of her origins.
Along the way, she makes an unexpected
discovery and finally learns the identity of the
person who gave her life.

V304-02
TO PAY RESPECT
Documentary General Subject
24:00
Prod. Co.: Ravens and Eagles Productions
Many of the Haida cultural treasures currently
housed in museums around the world were
looted from old and vacated Haida village sites.
Today the Haida are re-claiming their ancestral
art. We look at their efforts in reclaiming
ancestral human remains.

V808-92-W
TO SELL A WAR
Documentary by a Broadcaster
25:24
Prod. Co.: CBC
Explores the atrocity story of how Saddam
Hussein’s invading Iraqi troops pulled
Kuwaitee babies from incubators and left them
to die.

V107-02
TO THE HEALTH OF US ALL
Documentary Social/Political
50:00
Prod. Co.: Incandescent Films
Tuberculosis is back, the #1 contagious disease
in the world. Shirley Douglas narrates this
global look at health care, in which TB is the
lens for examining humanitarian concerns and
challenges in our ever-shrinking global village.

V066-99
TO WANDER AMONG MEN
Drama
18:40
Prod. Co.: Twilight Pictures
Set in the 1950’s, this short film is about a
veterinarian and his two boys who move to a
small town and struggle to understand the
people and things around them, and the lessons
one must learn to become a man of greatness.

V365-97
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
Documentary Under 30 Mins
23:00
Prod. Co.: Jenna Keane
On the anniversary of her adoption day, a
woman, who is Aldo the filmmaker, is
challenged with the decision of whether or not
to search for her birth parents. She turns the
camera around to create an honest and unique
perspective of the search.

V391-02-W
TOASTER
Commercials
00:30
Prod. Co.: Partners in Motion
Produced for SaskPower, this spot was part of
an awareness campaign to remind Saskatchewan
residents of general safety practices in the
home.

V350-97
TOBACCO SACRED SMOKE…
ADDICTIVE WEED
Educational/Instructional
19:05
Prod. Co.: Native Counselling Services of
Alberta
This piece combines traditional Aboriginal
teachings, scientific research, medical facts and
dramatized, real life smoking situations to
explore cigarette smoking among Aboriginal
youth.

V227-94
TODAY’S SCOOP
Industrial/Promotional
21:00
Prod. Co.: White Iron Films & Video Productions
Employment Equity in the Canadian broadcasting
industry is promoted through the humorous puppet
antics of a feline station manager, a mouse news
director and a couple of canine newscasters at a
local TV station.

V198-04
TODD AND THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL
Drama
17:47
Prod. Co: Canadian Film Centre
A teenager’s guide to heavy metal, cheerleaders,
true love, and Satan.

V086-98
TOGETHER
Multicultural/Race Relations
10:30
Prod. Co.:
Together, four dancers, two singers, indooroutdoors
dance, and Together we say no to all
criminal associations.

V034-96
TOKEN FOR YOUR THOUGHTS
Comedy
16:00
Prod. Co.: BullRush Pictures/Ryerson University
Grant is a poet who likes to write about his
favourite thing, the streetcars. Riding the streetcar is
a time where Grant can watch and learn as he
silently absorbs other passengers’ lives. However
one day he decides to listen with his heart.

V165-01
TOKYO GIRLS
Documentary Social/Political
57:00
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
Tokyo Girls is a candid journey into the world of
four young Canadian women who work as wellpaid
hostesses in exclusive Japanese nightclubs.

V097-98
TOKYO WALTZ
Performing Arts/Entertainment
60:00
Prod. Co.: Rhombus Media Inc.
Tokyo Waltz is an intimate behind the scenes film
featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma, acclaimed Nashville
fiddler Mark O’Connor, and virtuoso bassist Edgar
Meyer preparing and performing their top-of-thecharts
Appalachia Waltz program at Suntory Hall in
Tokyo.

V070-06
TOMATO LAKE
Drama
32:00
Steve McConnell
Wendy was just a child when her parents were
violently killed. Now living with her uncle
Ewan, they have never known who was
responsible for the deaths… until now.

film night | self portrait
film

This is my first self portrait in nearly two years, can’t believe its been so long! It came about after seeing a photo on flickr a few weeks ago, I just loved the idea and wanted to try for myself; so I got in touch with the photographer toughkidcst to ask if he would mind me recreating the shot, he was a really nice guy and said yes :)

I pretty much used my whole collection to create this shot just over 300 DVD’s and Blu-rays and a couple of hours to set it up. Please feel free to add notes, I would love to hear about everyone else’s favourite films.

I have also been tagged a few times over the last two years, but never had chance to actually do it… so here are 10 things you might not know about me:

1. I love the country but live in the city (Manchester),
2. I spent most of my childhood playing the trading card game Magic the Gathering. They now
sit at home in a box but I refuse to sell them even though I could probably buy the 70-200 f/2.8 lens I really want.
3. I worry about pretty much everything.
4. I don’t like living on my own but strangely really like time to myself.
5. I really enjoy my job and wouldn’t want to do anything else…
6. …but I dream of travelling the world taking photos, and might just do it one day but not as a job.
7. I love a Cat and a dog, luckily they get on.
8. My favourite foods are steak, oreo’s and pineapple (not together).
9. I am a true flickr addict but you probably already new that.
10. My most interesting photo fact is that Rob Ford founder of FWA has one of my photos on the wall of his house!

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