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David and Bert

David and Bert

| 27 min

This short documentary is a portrait of two remarkable old-timers of Vancouver Island's west coast. Both are in their 80s; both have an enviable zest for life. Chief David Frank teaches the ancient Indigenous songs and dances of his people to some 60 grandchildren. Bert Clayton still backpacks his prospector's gear through high mountain bush. From different cultures, these two men share a mutual life philosophy and over 40 years of friendship.

  • director
    Daryl Duke
  • producer
    Peter Jones
  • executive producer
    Ian McLaren
  • photography
    Jack Long
  • sound
    Hans Oomes
  • editing
    Sally Paterson
  • music
    Paul Horn


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