Skip to main content

Maud Lewis, a World Without Shadows

Canada, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Diane Beaudry

A documentary about a primitive artist who lived in a remote part of Nova Scotia and 'painted the things we dream of'.

See also...

The Invasion

History buffs re-created the 1775 US invasion of Canada, wearing exact replicas of uniforms and arms. The exercise sparks comment on a contemporary parallel. ... More »

The Street

An animated film based on a Mordecai Richler story, which tells of a grandmother whose lingering death is suffered impatiently by her family. ... More »

Mindscape

An exploration of the interior landscape of the mind The images and movement were created by the manipulation of 240,000 pins on a white, perforated board. ... More »

The Whales are Waiting

In the face of modern techniques, whales face extinction. The film gives an account of the current debate about whaling, and the efforts of the Canadian-sponsored Project Jonah to stop the slaughter. ... More »

The Art of Eating

A mouth-watering account of a meeting of gourmets. ... More »

LOS CANADIENSES

Using newsreel footage and interviews, the film tells the story of Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War on the Republican side It also takes a thoughtful look at Canada during the Great ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director