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Life Without Death

Life Without Death (Paperback)

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Legendary Canadian filmmaker Frank Cole entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the first man to cross the Sahara on foot. Meticulous, fearless, obsessive, and the maker of at least two bonafide masterpieces, there has never been anything in the cinema like Frank Cole. His murder in Mali left us with a legacy of two features, a pair of award-winning short films and a mystery that may never be solved. This book is a ravishing odyssey of inner and outer visions, a heaven-sent trove of first-person experiences and critical vantages. It features never-before-seen material from the filmmaker himself, including colour postcards, photographs and excerpts from a journal made during his Sahara crossings. Here, more than a dozen international luminaries weigh in on the Canadian legend, alongside Korbett Matthews' award-winning documentary The Man Who Crossed the Sahara.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm production: technical & background skillsFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaIndividual film directors, film-makers Publisher: Canadian Film Institute Publication Date: 14/05/2005 ISBN-13: 9780919096431  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Mike Hoolboom is the author of four books: Plague Years, Inside the Pleasure Dome: Fringe Film in Canada, Practical Dreamers and The Steve Machine. He is a founding member of the Pleasure Dome screening collective and has worked as the artistic director of the Images Festival and as the experimental film coordinator for the Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre. He is the winner of over thirty international prizes and has enjoyed nine international retrospectives of his work. Tom McSorley is the director of the Canadian Film Institute. He is a past programmer for the Montreal World Film Festival. He teaches at Carleton University and is the editor of Rivers of Time: The Films of Philip Hoffman.

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