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Showing 1 - 9 of 9 titles with a criteria of Subject is Performance Art


Using humor and a love of fantasy, "The Amazing Amy" Harlib connects with audiences through performing strenuous yoga-based contortion acts in New York City. But behind the showmanship lives an incredibly lonely human being.

MediaStorm | 2011 | 13 minutes

An experimental animated trip into a mysterious clockwork world.

National Film Board of Canada | 2013 | 4 minutes

An unrestrained animated riot of color and energy built on a multitude of CMYK symbols, the codes used in four-color process printing.

National Film Board of Canada | 2011 | 7 minutes

Using advanced digital technologies, this short animation offers a new vision of dance in cinema.

National Film Board of Canada | 2014 | 11 minutes

Performance artist and drag king Diane Torr leads a workshop in which women develop male characters.

Icarus Films | 2012 | 59 minutes

Bobby Kenuajuak's tender portrayal the village where he grew up, and the elements that forge the character of his people: their history, the great open spaces and their unflagging humor.

National Film Board of Canada | 2000 | 47 minutes

Robert Burck couldn't get anyone to listen to his music, until he made a simple discovery. In One Man Brand, we meet a man who has transformed himself from a penniless outsider into one of the Big Apple's most visible attractions.

MediaStorm | 2008 | 7 minutes

Divinatory theatre honoring origins, roots, ancestors -- the ties that "make us who we are."

National Film Board of Canada | 2017 | 5 minutes

A profile of artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and his very political work

National Film Board of Canada | 1999 | 22 minutes