The Elder Project

The Elder Project

| 2 h 10 min

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The Elder Project follows seven diverse seniors over two years and records their experiences through a series of short and candid episodic stories. As they face the possibility of increasing frailty and transitioning into more dependent-living scenarios, the elders talk of their concerns and eloquently express their desire to grow older with dignity and some control over their future.

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The Elder Project, Eva Colmers, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • participant
    Arn Langner
    Clara Plante
    John M. Flint
    Jack McIntosh
    Joanna Matejko
    Nirmala Acharya
    Ruth Hamson
  • writer
    Eva Colmers
  • director
    Eva Colmers
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
  • editor
    Brenda Terning
  • additional editing
    Jimmy Bustos
  • director of photography
    Trevor Wilson
  • additional photography
    Daron Donahue
    Sergio Olivares
  • sound recordist
    Larry MacDonald
    Gerry Clarke
    Stan Jackson
    Rosie Dransfeld
  • sound design
    John Blerot
  • online editor
    Joe Owens
  • colourist
    Joe Owens
  • researcher in development
    Jane Bisbee
    Julia Necheff
  • technical research
    Robert Zimmermann
    Candice Desormeaux
    aAron Munson
    Scott Portingale
  • music - performance
    John Blerot
  • music - writing
    Brewster M. Higley
  • music
    Daniel E. Kelley
  • production coordinator
    Ginette D'Silva
    Susan Lewis
    Faye Yoneda
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
  • marketing manager
    Kelly Fox
  • program administrator
    Darin Clausen
  • executive producer
    David Christensen