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Halfling is a feature length screenplay following Azra, a young girl who embarks on a journey across a dystopian future-land to protect her people and ask for help from the Grim, a people she has been taught are monsters.
A Late Thaw
A Late Thaw is an eighteen-minute drama based on the loss of my boyfriend in an ice climbing accident when I was nineteen. The film is largely a poetic exploration of love, grief, and hope. The narrative is fictionalized ...
Shot in Russian with English subtitles, Liompa is a fifteen-minute dramatic film based on the 1928 short story by Russian novelist Yuri Olesha (1899-1960). "Liompa" explores the relationship between an individual and the ...
Towards a Generative Politics of Expression: Re-Negotiating Identity in the "Traditional" Dances of Fiji and Fiji's Canadian Diaspora
Recent performances of the “traditional” Fijian song-dance practice called meke indicate a re-negotiation of identity amongst Fijians living in Fiji and Canada. Post-independence Fiji has had a tumultuous history with ...
Re-Ordering Performance: Finding Joy and Freedom in Oh, What a Lovely War!
The following document is an exploration of pursuing ease and joy in the Theatre@York’s production of Oh, What a Lovely War. This support document gives literal meaning to the phenomenon of stage fright, defines the ...
Notes from the Anthropocene
Notes from the Anthropocene is an experimental essay film that explores the cultural imagination of the dinosaur as a souvenir for 21st century humans. The icon of the dinosaur shifts between narratives of extinction and ...
The Habitus of Mackenzie King: Canadian Artists, Cultural Capital and the Struggle for Power
This dissertation analyzes the struggle between William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada’s longest-serving Prime Minister (1922-1930, 1935-1948), and Canadian artists to define and determine the nature and distribution of arts ...
What Keeps A Man Alive: Screenplay and Analysis
Set during WWII, What Keeps a Man Alive tracks the fate of a renowned filmmaker and a crew of concentration camp inmates after they are coerced into producing a fraudulent documentary to deceive inspectors from the Red ...
Strange Encounters: An Investigation of Graphic Design-Produced Artifacts that Discuss Hybrid Embodiment of Indo-Canadian Identity
Postmodernism has been important in acknowledging the many forms of “otherness” that emerge from differences in subjectivity, gender, race, class, temporal and spatial geographic location and dislocation. This has become ...