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Lonely Boy

Canada, 1962 (MIFF 1989, National Film Board of Canada Tribute – Classic NFBC Documentaries)

Director: Roman Kroitor, Wolf Koenig

Wolf Koenig and Roman Kroitor's documentary on singer Paul Anka is a remarkable study of pop-star adulation and a seminal work in this now commonplace field.

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High Steel

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Legault’s Place

The humorous story of how the progress eludes an old man who has chosen to live in peace in his homely, old cabin in the woods. Directed by Susanne Angel. ... More »

Four Line Conics

The concept of four line conics is explained by means of animated diagrams: an esoteric illustration of higher mathematics. ... More »

Kindergarten

Presented with little commentary, the film is a candid camera study of children being very much themselves in the special world of the kindergarten classroom. The children's freedom from inhibition ... More »

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