Prod. Co.: Productions Virage
This documentary carries the fight to enlighten
us about female genital mutilation by making a
bridge between the African and western countries
where more and more female immigrants are
Prod. Co.: Partners in Motion
Roger once had a good job, four children and a
house with a white picket fence. Twenty years later
he had been in prison more times that he remembers
and in 1985 he tried to kill his own mother. He is
faced by his sone who wants answers.
DAI VERNON: The Spirit Of Magic
Documentary General Subject
Prod. Co.: Great North Productions
This is a strong of a multi-talented artist whose
muse and passion was an activity that most people
would consider trivial. Perhaps the greatest sleightof-
hand magician of the last century, his life is a
study in obsession and genius.
DAILY BLADE, THE
Prod. Co.: Jigsaw Pictures Ltd.
A novice newspaper reporter discovers her partner
is a suspect in a hit-and-run killing.
Prod. Co.: Dianne Ouellette
Daisy is a film that conveys an emotion that begins
with a kiss.
DALES DIARY, THE: Program 8
Documentary Under 30 Mins (Int.)
Prod. Co.: Zenith North Ltd.
A magazine program exploring all aspects of life in
the Yorkshire Dales of Northern England.
Prod. Co.: Bashira Productions
In a busy café, an Arab man tells stories to his
uninterested young daughter.
Prod. Co.: John Luna Communications
At risk youth describe their experiences and hopes
DANCE AND THE CAMERA
Documentary Under 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: The Banff Centre – Media Arts
Dance And The Camera explored the
collaborative process between 5 choreographers,
5 composers, and 5 directors. They evolved short
video-dance productions with the assistance of
15 dancers and 30 technical personnel during a
1-3 day time period.
DANCE OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRIES
Prod. Co.: Big Cow Productions
A modern day fable combining comedy and
dance to tell the tale of two plums who defend
their alternative lifestyle from the self-righteous
criticisms of an ignorant apple. It’s good!
DANCE OF THE WARRIOR/Danse Du
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
Dance of the Warrior journeys around the
world to film over 20 dancers and dance troupes
representing traditions from six continents, many
with roots in antiquity – the Phyrric Dance from
Greece, the Sword Dance from Croatia, the
sacred dance of Shiva from India and from
Africa, the classic Sofani from Guinea.
DANCE TO THIS
Prod. Co.: DKR Pictures
Dance to This is the story of a toy ballerina who
comes to life, celebrates a brief life in the real
world, then returns to her inanimate state.
DANCE WITH ME
Prod. Co.: Fighting Fish Pictures
A collage of memory, dream and ritual reveals a
young woman’s struggle with cultural tradition,
her mother’s illness and what it means to be a
good girl and a better daughter.
Documentary Short Subject
Prod. Co: Seamus Murphy
In this prairie triptych the themes of isolation,
strength, and dance bring to life the Canadian
DANCES WITH BULLS
Documentary Point of View
Prod. Co.: CLG Communications
Dances With Bulls takes us inside the real-life
drama and danger of a Canadian rodeo
bullfighter striving to hit the big time. We join
him on the road, and inside the rodeo arena,
living with him the frenzied dance of the daring
in one of the most dangerous professions in
DANCES WITH DOGS
Prod. Co.: Waking Dream/Whiskey Tango
A Profile of an Artist in Transition. Jon Gibault,
former ballet star of Canada explains his major
shift from ballet to modern improvisational, and
why he’d rather be making high art with dogs.
DANCIN’ WITH THE AQUAKID
Documentary Short Subject
Prod. Co: Vancouver Film School
Active Scientific Researcher studies stress in
DANCING GAME, THE
Documentary Over 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: Associated Producers Inc.
The Dancing Game explores the world of
ballroom dancing: the politics, the personalities,
the business and the competitors. It is a rarity:
an investigative report with the dramatic edge of
a sports event and a sense of humour to boot.
DANCING ON A SHOESTRING
Prod. Co.: Loten Media Inc.
Ballet Jorgen Canada dances around the rules of
tradition with their own interpretations of the
classical ballets. The small troupe brings
innovative dance to towns which rarely get to
see live performances and all on “a shoestring”
DANZA, LA – Quartteto Gelato
Prod. Co.: Paulus Productions
A travelling band of musicians bring their magic
to an otherwise quiet park.
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