Stages

Canada, 1980

Film
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Stages salutes Canada’s performing artists, the singers, dancers and actors, some already famous and others struggling to make a name for themselves. In a film featuring a small group of them, they communicate through the medium of their craft the significance of being Canadian entertainers. Excerpts from such shows as Billy Bishop Goes to War, Margie Gillis’s one-woman show and Clemence Desrochers’s bitingly witty monologues highlight the vitality and multicultural flavour of the country’s performing arts. (Award: Salerno.)

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Tom Daly

director
Duration

00:57:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015930

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Entertainers

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - Italy - Salerno - Awards

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cross-cultural studies

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Multiculturalism

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Cross-cultural studies

Literature → Monologues

Music & Performing Arts → Actors

Music & Performing Arts → Dancers

Music & Performing Arts → Entertainers

Music & Performing Arts → Performing arts

Music & Performing Arts → Singers - Canada

Music & Performing Arts → Theater

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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