The Shape of things

Canada, 1965

Film
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An international symposium on sculpture held in Montreal in the mountain park overlooking the city. Follows the work of eleven sculptor from nine countries as they chip, chisel and hammer. Shows their finished sculptures left in the park for the pleasure of passers-by.

Credits

director

Jacques Giraldeau

producer

Marcel Martin

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:10:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28442

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Montreal (Quebec)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculptors

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculpture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Places → Montreal (Quebec)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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