Re: Documentaries/Other Films on Madness

From: john porter (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Mar 13 2006 - 09:35:25 PST

"Alter Egos" (~ 60 minutes) directed by Laurence
Green, for the National Film Board of Canada (same
producers of "Ryan") so should be easy to find. He
teaches at York University in Toronto.

--- william <email suppressed> wrote:

> >
> > I second the recommendatin for Landreth's "Ryan".
> Animation seems to
> > have a unique ability to sensitively &
> expressively convey ideas about
> > mental ill-health in ways that standard
> documentary forms can't.
> >
> there's also a documentary about the making of
> landreth's "ryan". it
> may even be better than "ryan" in some ways. if i
> remember correctly it
> covers some things not discussed or left out of
> "ryan". it also shows
> the reaction ryan larkin had to being shown "ryan"
> for the first time. i
> forget the title and the name of the filmmakers who
> made it(i saw it at
> the golden horse film festival last year as part of
> a program of
> larkin's animated shorts), but i can probably dig
> that info up if you
> need it.
> william in taipei.
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at
> <email suppressed>.

John Porter, Toronto, Canada
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