I Don't Have to Work that Big

This short documentary focuses on prairie sculptor Joe Fafard. If there's one thing Joe knows, it's cows. He knows the way they tuck in their forelegs to lie down to ruminate and the way a calf romps in the barnyard. He also knows his friends and neighbours in the farming community of Pense, Saskatchewan—and he sculpts them all in clay, as eloquent and quirky miniatures. Joe's work has been exhibited throughout Canada as well as in Paris and New York, and this film offers a glimpse into his process, his aesthetic, and the charming prairie community in which he lives.

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Film Credits

director
Michael McKennirey
editing
Michael McKennirey
producer
John N. Smith
photography
Barry Perles
sound
Jacques Drouin
Jacques Rousseau
sound editing
André Galbrand
Karl Duplessis
re-recording
Michel Descombes
music
Glen Charles Koudelka

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