Our Collection

A Short Film Festival

Top of page

A whimsical collection of seven animated films. With music by folk singers Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Canada Vignettes: The Log Driver's Waltz is a short tribute to the stalwart champions of the log drive and their abilities on the dance floor (3 min. 17 sec.). Hot Stuff humorously traces humankind's carelessness with fire, from its discovery to the present day (9 min. 9 sec.). Pandemonium breaks loose when our hero finally sits down to play the piano after a series of procrastinations in Getting Started (12 min. 22 sec.). Blowhard: In this parable on energy conservation J.B. Edwards creates a fuel company called Consolidated Dragons but a solution has to be found when the dragon supply dries up (9 min. 33 sec.). The Family That Dwelt Apart tells the amusing story of what happens when a family of fisherfolk living happily as the sole inhabitants of a small island undergo rescue attempts (7 min. 55 sec.). Lady Fishbourne's Complete Guide to Better Table Manners shows what not to do at the dinner table (5 min. 57 sec.). Street Musique: A visual improvisation on music performed by a popular group presented as sidewalk entertainers (8 min. 45 sec.).

1979, 56 min 41 s

Top of page