The Arthur Lipsett Project: A Dot on the Histomap

This full-length documentary introduces us to Arthur Lipsett, a man who defined experimental filmmaking at the NFB in the 1960s. His second film, Very Nice, Very Nice, was nominated for an Academy Award. George Lucas claimed him as an important influence. A decade later, Lipsett's last attempt at filmmaking ended in failure. He chained his Steenbeck and film racks to prevent theft and vanished into paranoia.

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  • aturc

    “That happened to me once, I just refreshed the page and finished the movie.” — aturc, 15 Mar 2011

  • dunchoke

    “why, after watching 20 minutes of this film, the owl in the cage informs me that "This film is not available?” — dunchoke, 8 Nov 2010

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Film Credits

writer
Eric Gaucher
director
Eric Gaucher
producer
Adam Symansky
editor
Joey Calugay
Marie-Christine Sarda
camera
Eric Gaucher
Bert Tougas
animation
Jonathan Ng
original music
Samer Shalabi
archival research
Brett Kashmere
narrator
Eric Gaucher
sound editor
Don Ayer
sound mix
Luc Léger
graphics
Louise Overy
Philippe Raymond
Pierre Landry
Ochelle Greenidge

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