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Paul

"A happy, sensitive film about a mentally-retarded child, and a school for the mentally retarded." [1968/69 film workshop description]

The Jones Farm

"The Jones Farm is a commune on Quadra Island, B.C. Goudie and cameramn Ron Orieux filmed the commune and the medieval fair in Mission for a CBC Weekend presentation." [1970/71 film workshop description]; Early listing in arrangement & description section of F-232 collection file, notes CBC, 12 Dec. 1971. Also held by SFU library's Media Resource Centre in 16mm format [http://troy.lib.sfu.ca/record=b2983369~S5a].

Metamorphosis 2

"An eerie film, the film maker’s first, about a young man trying to find himself. The film was made for a credit course." [1970/71 film workshop description]

Go

"Anti-war film alternating fast-paced Japanese game Go with black and white stills of war scenes." SFU Film Workshop Retrospective list]; "Combination of still in b&w and colour motion; best of his style." [Films by the S.F.U. Film Workshop, Wednesday, March 29, 1972, program annotation] According to early listing in arrangement & description section of F-232 collection file, "Go" and "Riot" elements go together (same year, same director, slight difference in length).

Chief Capilano Greets His Namesake at Dawn

"Empathy of another kind is the subject of [this film]. Based on a poem by Constance Lindsay Skinner, the eight-minute film follows Squamish sacred elder Andrew Natural through the woods and reflects visually his communion with his surroundings. Louis Miranda, another of the tribe’s sacred elders, has translated the Skinner poem into Squamish and his voice, reciting it in the Indian tongue, is the film’s only narration." [Michael Walsh, "Student film mood: Calmness supplants revolution," ca. 1973 article]; "(Filmmaker’s first 16mm film, shot in Colour reversal 7252 & 7241.) A cinematic interpretation of a poem by C.L. Skinner on Indian Chief Capilano with narration spoken in the Squamish language." [Spring Arts Festival, March 11-April 8, S.F.U. Film Workshop Productions 1973, program] Narrator, "Dr. Louis Miranda, born in 1892, was one of the foremost experts on Squamish culture and language. Miranda, a former Squamish chief, began his work with the Dutch ethnographer Aert Kuipers in creating a written language for the Squamish Nation. Miranda would receive the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from SFU in 1981 for that initiative." [http://www.vancouverhistory.ca/chronology1975.htm] First Nations-related material. Reference material section of F-232 collection file includes the following description for the film: "A cinematic interpretation of a poem by C.L. Skinner on Indian Chief Capilano with narration spoken in the Squamish language. " Narrator, Louis Skinner, of the Squamish Nation was one of the foremost experts on Squamish culture and language. He received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from SFU in 1981. (http://www.vancouverhistory.ca/chronology1975.htm)

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