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Life Times Nine

Canada, 1973 (MIFF 1974)

Director: School students

An anthology of nine short films, each written and directed by a school student (youngest 11, oldest 16). Each of these filmettes is a commercial for ‘life', to promote people's appreciation of being alive. These young people were first given an understanding of filmmaking terms and techniques. After writing their own script, they each worked with and supervised professional actors and film crew.

Silver Hugo, Chicago Film Festival 1973.

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