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It's a Simple Life. Jefferson Little

Series: Art InCLINEd 2
Will pop art ever die? Heather Cline asks Jefferson Little about the impact of popular culture on contemporary artists. The two artists examine the on-going connection between commercial art practice and the creation of unique visual art.

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Mi'kmaq Storyteller. Catherine Martin

Filmmaker Catherine Martin tells how storytelling was an important part of her family life. After making a short documentary on Maliseet artist Shirley Bean, Martin directed an NFB documentary, The Spirit of Annie Mae, which examines the execution-style murder of Annie Mae Pictou-Aquash in 1975. ...

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BrainDance 3. Standing

In these videos, Anne Green Gilbert and her students (toddlers through seniors) demonstrate variations of the BrainDance. These exercises move through fundamental movement patterns that wire the central nervous system in the first year of life. The BrainDance offers benefits such as improved mood...

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Dem Bones

This colourful, animated and musical production combines a traditional African American spiritual with interesting facts about the bones of the human body. Singing, dancing skeletons introduce viewers to the major bones of the body in this adaptation of the book by Bob Barner.

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Tuning In. Episode 13

A relaxation expert arrives to help calm Louis' anxiety, but his easy-going style only makes things worse. This video focuses on tuning. Secondary emphasis in the video is placed on pitch, listening skills and performance anxiety. The ukulele, lute, banjo and pitch pipe are featured.

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Emma Lake with Degen Lindner

For more than seventy years University of Saskatchewan's Emma Lake Campus has been a meeting place for artists and thinkers from around the world. Saskatoon painter Degen Lindner invites us to her art studio at Emma Lake where she discusses how her father and nature inspire her artwork. Lindner w...

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A Cup of Wine: 5 Poems from the Tang & Song Dynasties

Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Daniel Conrad collaborates with Canadian choreographer Wen Wei Wang to reimagine dance and poetry from the Tang and Song dynasties (960 to 1280 AD). Rather than reproducing historical choreography, this work revives ways of interpreting and savouring life and natu...

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Joane Cardinal-Schubert

Series: From the Spirit
Multi-media artist, Joane Cardinal-Schubert discusses and shows how her paintings reflect her strong spirituality and the influence of the traditional First Nations petroglyphs. Joane is of Blackfoot ancestry and she grew up near Red Deer, Alberta. She challenges others to question the lack of ac...

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Ted Grant. The Art of Observation Slideshow

This is a slideshow of the photographs of Ted Grant spanning many decades and set to background music.

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Byron Chief-Moon: Grey Horse Rider

This video presents the story of Byron Chief-Moon, a multi-talented First Nations actor, stuntman, dancer, choreographer, playwright and founder of the Coyote Arts Percussive Performance Association. Through art and life, his story is one of cultural survival and expression. Themes of Chief-Moon'...

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The Red Hen

This modern version of a classic tale accompanied with bluegrass music and colourful illustrations and animations will support student understanding of the value of hard work.

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Kitohcikew. One Who Makes Music

This video chronicles Winston Wuttunee's life as a Cree leader, healer, entertainer and role model over the past three decades. The program features interviews, archival footage and photos. It emphasizes Wuttnee's "joy for the journey" healing influence and spirituality. His song "Hugs, Not Drugs...

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Ted Grant on Leica Cameras

Ted Grant talks about the importance of having proper equipment to tell the stories of photojournalism, specifically a Leica camera.

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Manitoba Bees with Aganetha Dyck

Wild and domestic bees are an integral part of the worlds food supply, helping to pollinate 30%-50% of what we eat. Manitoba artist, Aganetha Dyck, installs found objects, drawings, paintings, and sculptures into living beehives where they are altered and completed by her winged collaborators. Ag...

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The Mechanics of Film. Part Two

This program explores the post production phase of the project. In this phase, all the elements created in the pre-production and production phases come together. Post production and marketing, editing, post production sound, music composition, and end credits are part of this phase of the projec...