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Flowers on a One-way Street

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Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, received newspaper prominence after it became what the papers called a "hippie haven." This film records what happened after the young people staged demonstrations to have the street closed to traffic, and civic authorities used corresponding persuasions to keep it open as a necessary traffic artery. The main confrontation takes place at a council meeting in City Hall, to which spokesmen for the young people have come to present their case. Here the film provides opportunity to judge both their attitudes and those of the city administration.

1968, 57 min 10 s

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Golden Boomerang -Special Prize for the balance of reportage and style successfully creating involvement n the immediacy of its subject
International Film Festival
June 6 to 21 1969, Melbourne - Australia

Blue Ribbon Award
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 13 to 17 1969, New York - USA

First Prize - Gold Hugo for Best Television Film - Category: Local Broadcast
International Film Festival
November 9 to 17 1968, Chicago - USA