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    • A Politics of Dwelling: Local Knowledge and Linked Communities on the Lake Superior North Shore 

      Steiner, Edith Maria (2015-08-28)
      This dissertation explores how stakeholders of working-class communities and First Nations in Northwestern Ontario along the Lake Superior north shore express a politics of dwelling and their own sense of place in regard ...
    • Absence is Present 

      Paskaljevic, Vladimir (2015-08-29)
      Absence Is Present is a short film about emotional aspects of immigration. It’s a story about two women: a daughter in Canada and a mother in Serbia. The daughter (Jelena), who is a young immigrant with a degree in ...
    • All That is Solid: A Celluloid Exploration of Brutalist Architecture 

      Kolcze, Eva (2015-08-28)
      All That Is Solid is an experimental film that investigates Brutalist architecture through the decayed surface of black and white celluloid. The film features three locations: Robarts Library, The University of Toronto ...
    • Aum, She Who is Most Auspicious 

      Dillon-Davis, Julia Kate Elizabeth (2015-12-16)
      Light seekers. Familial secrets. And parentified children. AUM, SHE WHO IS MOST AUSPICIOUS is a coming-of-age screenplay about what it means to care for others – and for our selves. On the morning she expects to leave ...
    • Blind 

      Garrity, Sean Michael James (2014-07-09)
      “Blind” tells the story of a man who quits his job and buys an RV to drive his daughter, who is losing her sight, across Canada to see the Rocky Mountains before she goes blind. The film is framed with the narrative ...
    • Blink 

      Tozer, Maia Ella (2016-09-20)
      What happens in the blink of an eye? Blink is a 14-minute experimental film that focuses on, and exposes brief, spontaneous, expressive, and communicative gestures that often pass us by unnoticed, unrecognized or ...
    • Broken Chain 

      Clancy, Jonathan (2017-07-27)
      In our near future the renting of peoples bodies has commoditized into a bizarre beauty industry. Sibyl, a young model for a popular bodyleasing company, uncovers a twisted conspiracy forcing her to investigate this industry ...
    • Brown Cowboys on Film: Race, Heteronormativity and Settler Colonialism 

      Jafri, Beenash (2015-01-26)
      This dissertation analyzes minority-produced westerns as examples of settler cinemas. Though they are produced by subjects at the margins of settler society, I argue that settler colonialism is, nonetheless, a significant ...
    • Buffalo Death Mask 

      Hoolboom, Mike (2014-07-09)
      The thesis essay has arrived in six parts. It opens with a discussion of my method, and closes with a detailed look at Buffalo Death Mask, the short digital movie I made in 2013 about AIDS. In between are a pair of what ...
    • Butterfly Jump 

      Lewis, Mary Catherine (2019-03-05)
      Butterfly Jump tells the story of a scrappy, overweight woman from the wrong side of the tracks who is a single parent determined to have her children fit into the upper crust. Connie Noseworthy sends her children to a ...
    • Choreographing for Children's Television: The Legwarmers in Variations on a Dream 

      Brkich, Lisa Joanne (2019-07-02)
      In Choreographing for Childrens Television: The Legwarmers in Variations on a Dream, choreographer Lisa Brkich explores the choreographic process for a demographic of children between the ages of four and seven years through ...
    • Contemporary Hollywood and the Spirit of Hope: America, Celluloid, and the Desire (mis)called (dis)Utopia 

      Ganjavie, Amir (2018-03-01)
      As a recent article on The Raw Story suggests, contemporary filmmakers are becoming more interested in utopian genres than ever before. The Summit Entertainment films Divergent and Enders Game as well as Sony PicturesThe ...
    • Eulogy for the Dead Sea 

      Teif, Polina (2019-03-05)
      Eulogy for the Dead Sea is a poetic experimental documentary chronicling the disappearance of the Dead Sea from the initial manufacturing enterprises dating back to 1920s, until 2017. The Dead Sea borders Jordan, Palestines ...
    • Family Portrait 

      Marshall, Elizabeth Diane (2018-05-28)
      Its a rare experience to have lived formative years on a commune and to be the daughter of its leaders. In the late 1960s my parents were at the centre of a Toronto-based communitarian movement of baby boomers. During a ...
    • Filming Feminist Frontiers/Frontier Feminisms (1979-1993) 

      Cummins, Kathleen Anna (2015-08-28)
      Filming Feminist Frontiers/Frontier Feminisms is a transnational qualitative study that examines ten landmark feature films directed by women that re-imagined the frontiers of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S ...
    • From Safe Havens to Monstrous Worlds: The 'Child' in Narratives of Environmental Collapse 

      Maclear, Kyo Iona (2018-11-21)
      Children are widely used as emotive symbols of our shared ecological future, evoking concerns for the next generation as well as the philosophical stakes and challenges of politically addressing climate change. The 'child' ...
    • God of Toil 

      McKinnon, Alex (2016-09-20)
      God of Toil is a feature screenplay in the fantasy genre that questions the concepts of destiny and birthright while exploring the morality of war. The hero Rufus is a retired warrior of mythical stature desperate to leave ...
    • In Still Time 

      Supnet, Leslie (2016-09-20)
      In Still Time is an experimental animation that investigates the catastrophic image and spectacle through direct animation of still images onto 16mm film. The film uses still images found on the internet from the current ...
    • In the Name of the People: Yugoslav Cinema and the Fall of the Yugoslav Dream 

      Maric, Zoran (2017-07-27)
      This dissertation outlines the trajectory of Yugoslavias decline through an examination of select works of Yugoslav cinema from the late 1960s to the late 1980s which cogently commented on their sociopolitical context. It ...
    • Jacaranda 

      Smith, Ryan Warren (2017-07-27)
      Jacaranda is a feature-length screenplay, set in 1986, South Africa, during the height of the Nationalist Partys Apartheid reign. It follows the story of a young black freedom fighter, Macie Thepo, who sets out to rescue ...

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