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Film by Fumiko Kiyooka. Also held by "Moving Images Distribution" in video, 16mm, and DVD formats: "Two women submerge themselves in memories of World War II while screening archival footage. One remembers the story of an aunt from Hiroshima whose father had been a member of the peace party when the military government forced its way into power before the war. The young woman recalls how her aunt left Japan for the safety of Canada, only to be interned with Canadians of Japanese descent at the outbreak of war. The other woman recounts the details of her own experience as a young nurse on the morning of August 6, 1945. Awards: Norman McLaren Award at Festival des films du monde, Award of Merit at the Chicago International Film Festival." 26 min., 1985 []. Also held by SFU Library's Special Collections/Rare Books in VHS format [] According to Vancouver Sun article (p. F1, 30 August 1985; copy in reference material section of F-232 collection file): "Clouds, a short about Hiroshima and Japanese internment during the Second World War, won the $1,000 Norman McLaren award [at the Montreal World Film Festival]. The 25-minute, 16-millimetre film, is directed by Scott Haynes and Fumiko Kiyooka. Haynes graduated form SFU in May while Kiyooka was a second-year student."

Sammy, Sammy

"'I ain't got much education. When I was 14 years old I was sent off to work in a logging camp. I was so tough they called me Sammy, Sammy'" [SFU 74/75 Film Workshop Showcase program]; "Another film portrait. Sammy, Sammy is an incredible old man who's raised fifteen kids and continues to live off the land in the interior. A true primitive artist, he makes puppets out of carved wood, old rags and bits of trash (i.e., a broken bowl serves as a hat). " He posts signs on the road outside his [sic] advertising his puppet shows. His home and yard which are decorated with collages, homilies(?) and 'sculptures.' The editing is good so the film doesn't drag. We shift from scenes from the puppet show to him talking, helping people build a house, at a drunken party with teenagers, etc. " [Handwritten notes (author unknown), 21 May 1975, in arrangement & description section of F-232 collection file]. Chechik (director) is well-known in the film industry, and is President of Omni Film Productions Limited (Vancouver), which "is one of Canad's longest established television and film production companies." []

Dean, Laura: Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians (demonstration residency)

File consists of two photographs showing dancers from the Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians performing Tympani. The company had a residency at SFU in 1983, but the images are promotional photographs likely shot around 1980-81. One photograph shows two dancers, and the other shows six dancers performing. Identified dancers include Sarah Brumgart, Ching Gonzales, Angela Caponigro, Peter Healey and Mark Morris.

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