Posts Tagged ‘Arthur Lipsett’

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Free stream of The Wind at My Door, Oct. 10-12; plus 4 related mental health films

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Check out a brand new feature doc on bipolar disorder, The Wind at My Door, streaming free on NFB.ca, Oct. 10-12. Plus, 4 more riveting docs on mental health issues—from schizophrenia to bipolar disorder—accompany this film. Get informed and inspired!

New York Lightboard Record (Norman McLaren, 1961)

McLaren in Times Square, New York

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Discover the endlessly-looped animated film Norman McLaren produced for Times Square as an advertisement for Canadian tourism.

Arthur Lipsett

How Avant-Garde NFB Filmmaker Arthur Lipsett Influenced Kubrick and Lucas

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*The following is a translation. Read the French original here. Behind every work lies at least one source of inspiration – art that comes from a specific time and place, evoking an era or a style. Sometimes artists are influenced by artistic movements, by particular techniques, or by the work of other artists. Writer Jean more »

A Trip Down Memory Lane

A Trip Down Memory Lane: A Phantasmagoria of the 20th Century Compressed by Arthur Lipsett

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May 13th marks the 76th anniversary of the birth of experimental filmmaker Arthur Lipsett. I thought it appropriate to talk about his films and why they have become such cult classics. I could easily write a 200-page book on his oeuvre, so instead of attempting to cover everything I am going to limit myself to more »

TIFF announces Canada’s Top Ten of 2010

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Because it’s the end of the year and because we love lists at the NFB, I wanted to tell to you about this year’s Top 10 Canadian Films. Put together by the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) team since 2001, this list celebrates Canadian cinema and gives the public a chance to see some of more »

6 films in competition at the Hiroshima International Animation Film Festival

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This year, we’ve got 6 films in competition at the Hiroshima Animation Film Festival, which takes place from August 7 – 11. As an added bonus, Theodore Ushev (Lipsett Diaries, Drux Flux) will be blogging from the festival on the Lipsett Diaries blog. The films in competition this year are: Drux Flux by Theodore Ushev, more »