Re: Trying to reach the right person at the NFB of Canada

From: Adam Hyman (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Nov 18 2007 - 13:21:12 PST


Actually, I did mention the film, "Of Sport and Men" but I didn't make it
clear. But I will check MOMA.



On 11/18/07 1:03 PM, "William Wees, Dr." <email suppressed> wrote:

> Adam--
> I don't think the NFB normally rents prints any more. Someone I know who
> wanted to get prints of Arthur Lipsett's films for a special screening ran
> into a brickwall at the NFB. Luckily, she was able to get them from a
> university film library. You don't mention the films you are looking for, but
> you might start thinking about other sources for them. MoMA's film library has
> quite a few NFB films, for example.
> Good luck.
> --Bill Wees
> William C. Wees, Editor
> McGill University
> 853 Sherbrooke St. West--ArtsW225
> Montreal, QC H3A 2T6
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Experimental Film Discussion List on behalf of Adam Hyman
> Sent: Sun 11/18/2007 1:24 PM
> To: email suppressed
> Subject: Trying to reach the right person at the NFB of Canada
> Hi all,
> I'd like to get a couple of films from the National Film Board of Canada to
> screen at Filmforum. I've called the general number, spoke with someone who
> asked for an email to pass it along, and I haven't heard anything in reply.
> I can't find a number on their elaborate website. Can anyone tell me who the
> correct contact person is there to rent prints for screenings?
> And, while we're at it, does anyone have an opinion on "Of Sport and Men",
> text by Barthes, film by Aquin? How about other films by Aquin?
> "Le sport et les hommes"
> Le sport et les hommes / Of Sport and Men, documentaire de 58 minutes, 1961.
> Réalisation : Hubert Aquin. Texte : Roland Barthes. Production : Office
> national du film du Canada.
> Best regards,
> Adam

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