Posts Tagged ‘1960’

I Was a Ninety-pound Weakling

In the Flesh: Watch I Was a Ninety-pound Weakling on NFB.ca

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If you think the notion North America is in horrible shape is a recent anguish, think again. As a nifty short documentary of ours demonstrates, issues of fat and figure, vim and vigor, were already weighing heavily on the minds of Canadians in the year 1960. The film is I Was a Ninety-pound Weakling and more »

Circle of the Sun

Photo Friday | Circle of the Sun

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Directed by the one and only Colin Low in 1960, Circle of the Sun is a rare invitation to a gathering of the Blood Indians of Alberta. The doc features a very young (and very dapper) Pete Standing Alone, then an outsider to his own culture – a man vastly more interested in rodeos than more »

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