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Weddings of Mary Jane, The

Date produced: 1968

Filmmaker(s):

Charles E. Phillips

Description:

"Film is a mostly animated cartoon featuring an animated woman and men. The film backdrop often features life images of an old house in winter. The film begins by showing a few pages from the Dec. 7, 1867 'The Milkspur Beacon' newspaper. The woman is in the middle of getting married when she decides to run away. After going back and forth between at least two men, she gets married again" Archives of Ontario.


Il était une plume

Date produced: 1966

Filmmaker(s):

Robert Lachapelle

Description:

"A film by CBC Montreal video technician Robert Lachapelle about a little boy who steals a classmate's pen, suffers pains of conscience and finally confesses to his teacher" The Ottawa Journal.


Suetonius Version, The

Date produced: 1953

Filmmaker(s):

Stanley Fox

Gerald Newman

Description:

"The Suetonius Version is Stan Fox’s last 16mm amateur film. The story is about a university professor who is fascinated with one of his young female students." (Royal BC Museum)

This film was shot on the UBC campus, including in the closed stacks at the UBC Library.


Abelard Before a Mirror

Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

Stanley Fox

Description:

"Unedited assembly of takes (some with slates) from Fox's unfinished film, intended as a symbolic rendition of the story of Abelard (d. 1142) and Heloise (d. 1164). Uses masked actors, expressionistic lighting and movement, and visual metaphors suggestive of various emotions." (British Columbia Archives)


Yea, Verily

Date produced: 1967

Description:

"Yea, Verily touches on the experimental and runs the range of film tempo. If you sin you can be forgiven, providing you can find someone who will forgive you. Perhaps forgiveness is subjective after all, for does anyone else really care about your transgressions?" PSA Journal, Aug. 1967, 37.


Love

Date produced: 1967

Filmmaker(s):

Helen Moritz

Sidney Moritz

Description:

"Love is found between a man and his mate, between adults and their children, for brothers and sisters, and in countless other familiar ways. But in this film we are introduced to yet another" PSA Journal, Aug. 1967, 37.


Conscience, The

Date produced: 1967

Filmmaker(s):

E. Van Herpen

Description:

"The Conscience is one of those psychological studies without being too psychological in its treatment and approach. A hit and run driver decides no one will know his crime, but he finds it hard to live with his conscience. Everywhere he looks he sees himself as judge and as prosecutor, finding himself guilty as he pleads for mercy. Photography is not the best, but the story is quite powerful" PSA Journal, Aug. 1967, 37.


Line, The

Date produced: 1966

Filmmaker(s):

D. Phillips

Description:

"The Line combines serious commentary with humorous visuals to tell us that in man's lifetime his joys (above the line) just about equal his sorrows (below the line.)" PSA Journal, Sept. 1966, 35.


Indecisive

Date produced: 1965

Filmmaker(s):

Lou Lefort

Description:

"Indecisive tells the story of a girl who is rather mixed up and can't decide if it is worth while to go on living. The treatment is unlike most amateur efforts and because of its novel approach the film maintains interest to the end" PSA Journal, Sept. 1965, 50.


With Stronger Reason

Date produced: 1964

Filmmaker(s):

Lawrence Marinelli

Description:

"With Stronger Reason is a photoplay about an artist who is disgusted with his efforts–disgusted, in fact, with life in general–at least what life has been to him. Flashbacks at the beginning work to the film's favor, and excellent black-and-white photography plus some of the best camera work in this contest in recent years are features of this outstanding story film. It also received the MPD Scenario Award and the MPD Sound Award" PSA Journal, Sept. 1964, 50.


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