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Posts Tagged ‘Bill Mason’
Beat those pesky winter blues—enjoy 5 films about that elusive and delightful season we all crave: summertime.
I am absolutely fascinated by the nuts and bolts of film distribution. I am doubly interested in theatrical distribution and why some films do well while others do not. So I thought I would try something different in this post and talk about the biggest box office successes the NFB has ever known. To simplify more »
I have viewed over 7,000 NFB films as part of my work. People often ask me what my favourite film is and I never hesitate to answer Bill Mason’s ode to the majesty of nature, Waterwalker (1984). There is so much about this film that works for me on so many levels. This was Mason’s more »
Every year around March or April, as I try to fight back end-of-winter sluggishness and pounce face-first into spring, I vow to start drinking more water. Water is life, as we all know, and drinking a lot of it is one of the cheapest and fastest way to feeling a lot better about: 1) living more »
Cry of the Wild by Bill Mason, National Film Board of Canada I saw Cry of the Wild as a teenager in the early 1970s at a movie theatre in Montreal. The film was talked about everywhere. There were TV , radio and newspaper ads promoting this fascinating documentary on wolves in the wild. All the more »
Filmmaker and canoe enthusiast Bill Mason is about to be inducted into the Whitewater Hall of Fame in Bryson City, North Carolina.
Last week environmentalists rejoiced as the Canadian government announced the first Bowhead Whale sanctuary in the Eastern Arctic. The Bowhead Whale, also known as Greenland Right Whale or Arctic Whale, was an early target for the whaling industry, and its population was severely depleted before a whaling moratorium was introduced in 1966. Mike Russil of more »