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Jun 182012

Film Noir
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No, baby, I ain’t Sam Spade, Private Eye–I’m his younger brother, SPENCER Spade, Private Eye. Fine, leave, then–crazy dames. She’ll be back.

I liked the lighting of the sunbeam on these cats, so I quickly grabbed my camera and started shooting. This one reminded me of a film noir scene. I don’t know why his mouth was open just then, but I figured if it’s a film noir scene, I’d better try to come up with some dialogue for him.

V291-00
HOME SCHOOLING
Documentary Social/Political
28:00
Prod. Co.: Division of Audio Visual Services,
University of SK
This documentary explores the history and current
status of home schooling, its regulations and
advantages.

V190-04
HOME TOWN
Documentary Short Subject
28:20
Prod. Co: Bellimage Inc.
Home Town hopes to address the idea that when
landmarks of youth are little more than
impermanent strip malls, ephemeral television
commercials and built-in obsolescence, a sense of
rootlessness – even in one’s home town – prevails.

V292-99
HOMELESS CHOIR: On the Road Again
Documentary Short Subject
10:42
Prod. Co.: CBC Television
Pierre Anthian volunteered at a Montreal soup
kitchen, but wanted to do more to help homeless
people change their own lives. He created a choir
made up of homeless men that is touching hearts
and changing lives for the better.

V385-03
HOMME DE TOUTE LA TERRE, L’
Science/Nature
50:00
Prod. Co.: Productions Impex Inc
This documentary represents the philosophical and
scientific testament to the great Pierre Dansereau,
father of modern ecology.

V049-95
HOMUNCULUS
Drama
18:00
Prod. Co.: Clare Mullen
Agnes, the Mayor’s young housekeeper, sees her
employer create and capture a beautiful
miniature woman. Agnes undergoes a moral
crisis: should she help the mysterious woman
escape?

V029-05
HONG KONG Express: The Fast Track to
Fame and Fortune
Multicultural
46:30
Prod. Co.: Shan Tam
Hong Kong Express is a one hour documentary
about the phenomenon of Chinese-Canadian
women winning international Chinese beauty
pageants and their subsequent meteoric rise to
fame in the Asian entertainment world.

V106-96
HONG KONG OR HAY RIVER
Documentary Under 30 Mins
25:00
Prod. Co.: Marie Cambon
A native of Shanghai, China, Wu Meihua has
lived in Vancouver since arriving in Canada five
years ago. Disappointed with the job situation,
she accepts an offer to work in a Chinese
restaurant in Hay River N.W.T.

V099-98
HONG KONG SYMPHONY: Heaven-Earth-
Mankind
Documentary Social/Political
57:00
Prod. Co.: Rhombus Media Inc.
This film documents the dramatic premiere of
Tan Dun’s Symphony 1997: Heaven-Earth-
Mankind at the historic ceremonies making the
handover of Hong Kong from British to Chinese
rule on June 30th, 1997.

V046-99-W
HONKER
Commercials
00:30
Prod. Co.: White Iron Productions
Honker is a 30-second TV commercial, which
tells the story of the junior employees’ (us) final
act against authority (them) after a lottery win.

V256-02
HONOUR OF THE CROWN
Documentary Social/Political
46:37
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
Francois Paulette has devoted more than 25
years of his life to resolving a battle that is over
a century old. Senior negotiator for the Smith’s
Landing First Nation, Paulette is determined to
see the Canadian government honour promises
made to the batthi (Chipewyan) people in an
1899 treaty. Honour of the Crown is a
fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the
turbulent final years of this fight.

V275-06
HOPE BEYOND HOPE
Drama
10:10
FlashCard Films
An American engineer and a local priest are
imprisoned together by Eastern European
Rebels. The priest held for ransom and the
engineer held in a case of mistaken identity.
Degradation and torture surround them as they
try to survive, while at the same time they
discover they have more in common than they
think.

V207-99
HORSES OF SUFFIELD
Science/Nature
48:00
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
For over half a century, the Canadian Army and
a herd of wild horses shared a home at Canadian
Forces Suffield, a sprawling 1600 sq. kilometre
military base near Medicine Hat, Alberta. An
odd arrangement, perhaps, but one that seemed
to work.

V160-02
HOSPITAL AT THE END OF THE EARTH
Documentary Social/Political
46:00
Prod. Co.: CBC
The town of Muynak on the Aral Sea was once
a popular Soviet tourist destination with a
thriving fishery. But since the Aral Sea
disappeared, the busiest place in town is the
tuberculosis dispensary.

V191-04
HOSPITAL CITY
Documentary Point of View
52:00
Prod. Co: Dark Flowers Productions, Inc.
As debate in Canada rages over funding cuts
and a health care system said to be in crisis,
Hospital City is a moving, human portrait of the
people whom the debates most closely touch.

V210-00
HOSPITAL FRAGMENTS
Experimental
00:04
The attempts of a young man to consummate his
love for a young woman are thwarted by a fish
monger. The woman’s beloved cuts bark fish.

F008-94
HOT CUPPA TEA, A
Drama
29:00
Prod. Co.: Stepping Stone Productions
A warm hearted, eccentric film about two very
different people who share the pain of loss and
loneliness. They have a thing or two to share
about grief, forgiveness, and the possibilities of
friendship across the barriers of culture, age and
107
gender.

V146-97
HOTCAKES TO HIGH STAKES
Documentary Over 30 Mins
59:37
Prod. Co.: Great Western Productions
Hotcakes to High Stakes follows the evolution of
the chuck wagon from it origins, through its
transition in 1923 onto the Calgary Stampede
racetrack on up to its modern role as the basis for
the most spectacular horse race on Earth.

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