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Low, Colin

Overview
Works: 211 works in 394 publications in 2 languages and 2,073 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Internet videos  Ethnographic films  History  Short films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Film editor, ani, Contributor, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ8.3.Z34, 782.42083
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Most widely held works about Colin Low
 
Most widely held works by Colin Low
The wheels on the bus : --and more sing along favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wheels on the bus: The classic children's ditty comes to live with Paul Zelinky's art and lively musical score by the Bacon Brothers. Dem bones: a skeleton band sings this well-known song based on the African-American spiritual. Over the meadow: A version of an old counting song for children is filled with the beauty and wonder of meadow life. I know an old lady who swallowed a fly: Sung by the legendary Burl Ives, this old lady ends up swallowing much more than just the fly
Cree hunters of Mistassini by Boyce Richardson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the conflict produced by the James Bay development scheme between a hunting culture of Cree Indians and the dominant white culture that has come to rely heavily on large-scale technology. This is a glimpse of an adaptation by the Indians that continue to change and an up-close look at the Cree culture as a film crew joins three families as they build a lodge, hunt, trap, prepare food and skins and live together in the bush
Hutterites: To Care and Not to Care( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiritual cousins of the Mennonites and Amish, the Hutterites live simply with austerity. By a way of life that is supremely communal rather than individualistic, the Hutterites have rid themselves of poverty, homicide and anxiety about the future
Momentum( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping, moving tribute to Canada's stunning geography and rich cultural heritage, Momentum leaps off your screen - and touches your heart
City of gold by Pierre Berton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nostalgic recollection of the Klondike gold rush in the winter of 1897-1898. The commentary by the well-known author and TV personality, Dawson City born Pierre Berton, based largely on stories told to him by his father who spent 40 years in the Klondike, vividly recaptures the frenzied months when prospectors braved untold hardships in search of the elusive yellow metal. Live footage and vintage photographs help bring alive the men and women who made Yukon history
Circle of the Sun( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the 1956 gathering of the Blood Indians of Alberta, the camera captured the spectacle of the Sun Dance on film for the first time. This documentary shows how the theme of the circle reflects the bands' connection to wildlife and also addresses the predicament of the young generation, those who have relinquished their ties with their own culture but have not yet found a firm place in a changing world
The Hutterites( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The followers of Jacob Hutter live in farm communities, devoutly holding to the rules their founder laid down. Through the kindness of a Hutterite colony in Alberta, this film, in black and white, was made inside the community and shows all aspects of the Hutterites' daily life
Corral by Colin Low( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roping and riding of a high-spirited, half-broken horse is the subject of a film which makes visual poetry of this simple theme. Movement and music combine to tell a story without words, set in the foothills of South Western Alberta. The music, played on the guitar, is an original score containing variations on Western ballads. (Awards: International Film Festival, Edenburgh; International Film Festival, Venice; Golden reel Film Festival)
Moving pictures( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The horrors of war, the art of producing pictures, the autobiography of a master filmmaker, and the parallels between the mass production of weapons and violent media images. All come together in Moving pictures, a rich, multi-layered documentary
Universe by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A triumph of film art, creating on the screen a vast, awe-inspiring picture of the universe as it would appear to a voyager through space, this film was among the sources used by Stanley Kubrick in his 2001: A Space Odyssey. Realistic animation takes you into far regions of space, beyond the reach of the strongest telescope, past Moon, Sun, and Milky Way into galaxies yet unfathomed
The National Film Board of Canada : a history( Visual )

in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an array of documentaries, animation films and fiction features which are offered as a sample of the films the Film Board has produced over the years
Doubles Whitewater : Path of the Paddle by Bill Mason( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Bill Mason, seasoned canoeist, noted conservationist, and wildlife expert, as he explains and demonstrates the art of singles and doubles canoeing on quiet water
The Jolifou Inn by Colin Low( Visual )

3 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada of a hundred years ago, seen through the paintings of Cornelius Krieghoff, artists and adventurer. The changing seasons, the Quebec countryside, village life, all were an unending inspiration to Krieghoff. This is an award winning 1955 production
The ride( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A business tycoon's eccentric chauffeur falls asleep in the heat of summer and dreams of a winter playground. Filmed in the style of a slapstick comedy with the filmmaker Gerald Potterton also playing the chauffeur
My financial career( Visual )

2 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An animated cartoon film from Stephen Leacock's witty account of a young man's first brush with banking. When he goes to make his deposit he is so over-awed by the institution that nothing he intends to say comes out right."--Container
Billy Crane moves away( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short documentary features Newfoundland fisherman Billy Crane, who speaks frankly on the state of the inshore fishery and how the lack of government support has contributed to the industry's downfall. He is being forced to leave home to seek employment in Toronto
Free fall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free fall is made of film trimmings assembled to make wry comment on modern man and his world. Suggests a surrealist dream of mankind's fall from grace into banality
Very Nice, Very Nice( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Lipsett's first film is an avant-garde blend of photography and sound. It looks behind the business-as-usual face we put on life and shows anxieties we want to forget. It is made of dozens of pictures that seem familiar, with fragments of speech heard in passing and, between times, a voice saying, "Very nice, very nice." It was was critically acclaimed and plays frequently in festivals and film schools around the world
Jim Decker's party( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rollicking Newfoundland party on Fogo Island
Citizen discussions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using video as a means of communication, the people of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, voice some of their concerns. This video discusses efforts to obtain provincial support for the United Maritimes Fisheries Co-op to run the Seldom fish plant, and comments on the subsequent decision by the Newfoundland government in favor of the Yellow Fish Company
 
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Alternative Names
Colin Low Canadees filmregisseur

Colin Low kanadischer Filmregisseur, Produzent und Animator

Colin Low National Film Board of Canada director and producer

Low, Colin Archibald 1926-

Languages
English (105)

French (6)