WorldCat Identities

Low, Colin

Overview
Works: 187 works in 415 publications in 2 languages and 2,217 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Children's films  Educational films  Animated films  History  Internet videos  Short films  Juvenile works  Ethnographic films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Film editor, ani, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 289.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Colin Low
 
Most widely held works by Colin Low
Cree Hunters of Mistassini by Boyce Richardson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 186 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 127 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
Circle of the Sun( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures one of the last gatherings of Blood Indians of Alberta celebrating the passing glory of their tribe. Includes views of Indian life in Canada today, showing the herding of cattle, the bonecracking rodeo, and the roughnecks round the oil camps
The Hutterites by Colin Low( Visual )

19 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and beliefs of the Hutterites, a unique people living a communal existence based on religious beliefs
Corral by Colin Low( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and French and held by 43 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)
Universe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 40 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
Moving pictures( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 37 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
My financial career( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 36 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 overawed by the institution that nothing he intends to say comes out right
Doubles Whitewater : Path of the Paddle by Bill Mason( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film explains clearly how to locate a deep water channel by reading the rapids and how to apply the many paddling strokes and maneuvers to steer the canoe where you want it to go. It also depicts what happens if you make a mistake and "wipe out" in a turbulent rapid, and how to survive the swim
Billy Crane moves away( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 32 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
The National Film Board of Canada : a history( Visual )

in English and held by 31 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
The ride( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comic fantasy opens with a chauffeur sitting in a Rolls Royce waiting for his employer. He starts to daydream, imagining that it's winter. The scene shifts from a residential street to snowy hills, where a series of comic misadventures begin. The Rolls Royce turns into a runaway toboggan. It carries the tycoon, who is still immersed in reading the stock exchange news, on a dizzying ride. The chase includes some unforgetable antics in snow, including a piggyback ride on an incredulous skier
Free fall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film expérimental présentant des images et des sons sur un rythme affolant et selon un agencement irrationnel
The Jolifou Inn by Colin Low( Visual )

3 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short film depicts Canada as it was a hundred years ago, as seen through the paintings of artist and adventurer Cornelius Krieghoff. The changing seasons, the Quebec countryside, village life - all were an unending inspiration to Krieghoff
Jim Decker's party( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rollicking Newfoundland party on Fogo Island
A great white bird( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film documents the efforts of a group of Canadians and Americans to save the whooping crane from extinction. They display great determination in their dealings with this independent, pre-Ice Age creature. The issues of wild animals imprinting on people and the preservation of wild animals in captivity are examined in this film
Citizen discussions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using film as a means of communication, the people of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, voice some of their concerns. This film 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
City of gold. (Motion picture)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reconstructs scenes of the Klondike gold rush when men by the thousands flocked to the frozen frontier. Shows relics of old Dawson City in the days when all the gold of the rich river beds flowed through its stores, taverns, and dance halls, and vintage photographs which help to bring alive the men and women who left their marks in the annals of the period
 
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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-

Low, Colin Archibald, 1926-2016

Languages
English (94)

French (7)