I suspect that most fans of dance know of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The company is Canada’s first professional Ballet company, and surprisingly the oldest continuously running company in North America. They were the first Canadian company to tour Russia, the United States, South America, Australia, Czechoslovakia, Israel, the Caribbean, …
Winnipeg owes much to its commuter beginnings. The street cars played a significant role in the creation of Winnipeg city. From as far back as 1887 Winnipeg has been served by some form of commercial transit commuter service. By 1900, the Winnipeg Electric Co. was a supplier of electric power, …
They lived in and covered the birth of Winnipeg, they depicted the same scenes, they were active during the same era…however, they represent two completely different ways of seeing. Two different artists interpretations of the city they called their home. Canadian Group of Seven Painter Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald and photographer …
This hour long documentary takes its inspiration from Charles Sprawson’s landmark book, ‘Haunts of the Black Masseur – the Swimmer as Hero’. The viewer is invited to accompany Sprawson as we swim the Hellespont, the Tiber, the English Channel and Antarctica. We meet and swim with some of the top marathon swimmers in the world; Lynne Cox, David Yudovin and Alison Streeter and photographer Linda Troeller who share their passion for and obsession with the water.
WHEN you flush your toilet and dump liquids down your drain… where does it all go?
just add water … and crap
Down into the sewer everyday: thousands of synthetic chemicals, organic chemicals, every type of pharmaceutical drug, oils, paints, heavy metals, condoms, food wastes, radioactive materials, asbestos, hospital and dental wastes, just to name a few….
In this digital age when nothing is new – only new interpretations, Troeller’s images are rare, vitally present, surviving as a window to an era of photography fleeting by. Like an impressionistic painter from another time, her photographs evoke the moment as seen through the memory of it.
On this site you will find films produced by Edgeland Films Inc. and also New Projects Inc. Films made by Jeff McKay including his first three long form documentaries financed by the National Film Board of Canada.
There are also films directed by other filmmakers who's projects were produced by New Projects Inc. Please visit the filmmaker page to find out more about these filmmakers.
'Haunts of the Black Masseur - The Swimmer as Hero' and 'Backtracks' are available on DVD - please look to the contact page and send an email with your request.
Eventually links to stream these films will be found on this site.