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Every Child/Chaque enfant

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Produced at the invitation of the United Nations Organization to celebrate UNICEF's Declaration of Children's Rights, this film is the Canadian contribution to the hour-long feature film consisting of ten six-minute segments in celebration of the International Year of the Child. This six-minute segment illustrates one of the ten principles of the Declaration, namely that every child is entitled to a name and a nationality. It is the story of a baby who appears mysteriously on the doorstep of a busy executive, and who is subsequently bounced from household to household down the block. Nobody in the community is interested in caring for the baby without a name. Film without words.

1979, 06 min 13 s

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Honorable Mention
Golden Gate Awards Competition & International Film Festival
October 8 to 19 1980, San Francisco - USA

First Prize - Category: First Films
International Animation Festival
August 23 to 28 1980, Ottawa - Canada

Award of Merit
International Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliatory Courts
May 20 1980, Toronto - Canada

Oscar - Category: Short Film Awards - Animation
Annual Academy Awards / OSCARS
April 14 1980, Hollywood - USA

Special Award for Creative and Imaginative use of sound to Les Mimes Électriques
Genie Awards
March 20 1980, Toronto - Canada

Genie Award for Outstanding Animation
Genie Awards
March 20 1980, Toronto - Canada

Special Award for the best sound given to Hans Peter Strobl
Genie Awards
March 20 1980, Toronto - Canada

Second Prize - Category: Animation
International Festival of Documentary and Short Film - (Zinebi)
December 3 to 8 1979, Bilbao - Spain

First Prize - Category I: Films about Children. Prize endorsed by Mr. César Fernandez Moreno, representing UNESCO at the Festival
International Animated Film Festival / CINANIMA
November 14 to 18 1979, Espinho - Portugal

Silver Plaque - Category: Short SUbject - Animation
International Film Festival
November 12 to 18 1979, Chicago - USA

Diploma o Honour
Festival "Child of our Time"
October 15 to 26 1979, Milan - Italy

First Prize - Category: First Films
World Festival of Animated Film
October 7 to 14 1979, Varna - Bulgaria