Other films

In Search of Lucille, 2000

A documentary on Dr. Lucille Teasdale, the altruistic Canadian surgeon who devoted her life to the care of Ugandans during dictatorship and civil war.

Producer: Motion International

Documentary: Beta cam, 48 min.

Broadcasters: CTV, TVA, Italian and African Television

Motherland, 1994


The film casts a critical eye at the North American institution of motherhood over the latter half of this century.  While poking fun at the modern–day fairy tale of the perfect family, MOTHERLAND asks the persistent question that still challenges many women today; what does it take to be a good mom?

Producer: National Film Board of Canada

Documentary: 16mm 90 min.  1994

51 min. international video broadcast version, 1995

Broadcasters: Canada: The Women’s Television Network, SCN, Vision TV

 International: Sold to twenty-one countries

Nominee, Best Feature, Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival, Toronto, 1995

Nominee, Genie Award for Best Feature Length Documentary, Montréal, 1996

First Prize – National Council on Family Relations Media Awards, USA 1995

Bronze Apple Award, National Educational Film and Video Festival, Oakland, 1995


National Film Board of Canada

Painted Landscapes of the Times, the Art of Sue Coe, 1986

This short film is a portrait of the controversial New York painter and illustrator, Sue Coe.painted-landscapes-invite-smaller

Producer: Productions du Regard

Art Film: 16mm 27 min.

Broadcasters: TV Ontario, Bravo! PBS, YTV, French Public Broadcasting

Gold Ducat for Best Film – Mannheim International Film Festival, Germany 1987

Jury Prize for Best Educational Film, Mannheim International Film Festival

Gold Apple Award, National Film and Video festival, Oakland California, 1987

Gold Prize in the Fine Arts Category, Yorkton Film Festival, Saskatchewan, 1987

Gold Prize for Best Original Music Score, Yorkton Film Festival, Saskatchewan, 1987

Special Jury Prize (second prize) Visual Arts, San Francisco Intl. Film Festival, 1987