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Brittain on Brittain - Program 7: Ladies & Gentlemen... Mr. Leonard Cohen, Small Is Beautiful

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In this 13-part series, the late Donald Brittain, Canada's foremost documentary filmmaker, presents 14 of his award-winning films. With each film featured, Brittain, in intimate and exclusive interviews, takes the viewers behind the scenes and talks about his career as writer, director, producer, and narrator. Ladies and Gentlemen... Mr. Leonard Cohen: Produced in 1965, this is an informal portrait of the Montreal poet, novelist and songwriter Leonard Cohen. He is seen reading his poetry to rapt audiences and relaxing with family and friends. Small is Beautiful: Fritz Schumacher, economist technologist and lecturer came to believe that the modern technological explosion had grown out of all proportion to human need. This film brings us into contact with this gentle revolutionary a few months before his death.

1991, 88 min 50 s

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