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Stolen From A Hockey Card

This screening took place on
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 8:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre

Featuring short hockey films and live musical performances by Sarah Harmer, Kim Barlow, Buck 65, Geoff Berner, Dave Bidini, CR Avery and John K Samson (2 songs each). Guest appearance by CBC's Ron McLean and NHL alumni. Includes the short films: Here’s Hockey (a 1953 NFB doc), Our Barn (from Hazelton, BC); and films being made for this event — The Riverton Rifle (Mike Marynuik), and Elsa Mad Miners Muck Up (Andrew Connors). Tickets for this show are sold out. Includes the short films: Here’s Hockey, Dir. Leslie McFarlane, Québec, 1953, 10 min From the Pee-Wee division to the Bantam league, from the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association to the big-league professional stars, the film climbs the ladder, showing what it takes to make a hockey player. Features Jean Beliveau in his final junior year. Our Barn, Dir. Kirsten Barnes, Cody Barnes, British Columbia, 2008, 5 min A bother and sister in Hazelton BC raise awareness about the decaying community rink where three generations of their family have played hockey. The Riverton Rifle, Dir. Mike Marynuik, Manitoba, 2011, 10 min A short doc inspired by the career of famed NHLer Reggie Leach, his nickname and the folk art murals in his home town of Riverton, MB. Mad Miners Muck Up, Dir. Andrew Connors, Yukon, 2011, 7 min Phys ed teacher, Peter Grundmanis, learned to play hockey in the 1970s on a rink on the side of a mountain in Elsa, Yukon. Endless snow shovelling, 30 below and hard-checking miners only seemed to spur his dream that one day he would play in the big show. Blades and Brass, Dir. William Canning, Ontario, 1967, 10 min The best of the 1967 National Hockey League season, set to music in the Tijuana Brass style and filmed with an eye to grace and style of movement suggestive of the bull ring as well as the hockey arena My Winnipeg (excerpt 'Heartsick Architecture'), Dir. Guy Maddin, Manitoba, 2008, 10 min The Winnipeg Arena was home to more than just the Jets. Guy Maddin was born in one of its dressing rooms and grew up around the Canadian olympic teams of the 1960s and other historic and triumphant players and games that require remembering before the the Arena is destroyed.
  • Directed by Various
  • 1953, Canada
  • 150 minutes

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