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december

Synopsis:
‘yesterday i was born, or so it seems…december can be so calm, so cold, so pretty.’
One woman’s journey into herself and an embrace of her life.

Experimental / 16mm / 11:30 minutes / 1997

Cast:
Girl:  Allison Feduk
Narrator:
Kim Nakrieko

Crew:
Producer/Director: Dianne Ouellette

Awards:

  • BEST EXPERIMENTAL – SASKATCHEWAN SHOWCASE 1998
  • BEST 16MM FILM – $100 CALGARY FILM FESTIVAL 1998
  • HONORABLE MENTION – UNITED STATES SUPER 8 FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL 2000
  • 3RD PLACE INDEPENDENT EXPERIMENTAL-CIAFF 1998
  • 3RD PLACE INDEPENDENT EXPERIMENTAL – CASCADIA FILM FESTIVAL 1998
  • NOMINATED BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM – YORKTON SHORT FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL1998

Screenings:

  • REGINA FESTIVAL OF CINEMATIC ARTS – REGINA, SK CANADA – SEPT.16-18, 2005
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY – 2005 SPRING SCREENING SERIES “WOMEN DIRECTORS: FROM MARGIN TO CENTER” APRIL 15, 2005
  • SASKATCHEWAN FILMPOOL’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – REGINA, SK CANADA MARCH 12-16, 2002
  • 2ND ANNUAL VANCOUVER ISLAND INDEPENDENT FILM, VIDEO AND NEW MEDIA FESTIVAL VICTORIA, BC CANADA – AUGUST 3-6, 2001
  • MELBORNE SUPER 8 FILM FESTIVAL – THE SUN THEATRE, YARRAVILLE – AUSTRAILIA – NOVEMBER 25/27, 2000
  • TELLURIDE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL – TELLURIDE, COLORADO USA – OCT. 27 – 30, 2000
  • SASKATCHEWAN SHOWCASE 2000 – SASKATCHEWAN FILMPOOL COOPERATIVE SCREENING – OCT. 19, 2000
  • HUMMADRUZ GLOBAL SOUNDS FILM FESTIVAL (THE VOGUE THEATRE) – LA, CALIFORNIA -JUNE 29-30, 2000
  • BIG MUDDY FILM FESTIVAL – SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY – CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS USA – FEBRUARY 2000
  • UNITED STATES SUPER 8 FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL – NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY USA – FEB. 18-20, 2000
  • GALERIE NATIONALE DU JEU DE PAUME – CINEMAS DE L’OUEST DU CANADA – PARIS, FRANCE – DECEMBER 7, 1999 TO JANUARY 9, 2000 – HELD OVER FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2000
  • METRO THEATRE – EDMONTON ALBERTA CANADA – 20TH ANNIVERSARY FILMPOOL PACKAGE – DEC. 6, 1999
  • SEA TO SKY FILM FESTIVAL – GARIBALDI, BRITISH COLUMBIA CANADA – SEPTEMBER 1999
  • EDMONTON FRINGE FESTIVAL – EDMONTON, ALBERTA CANADA – AUGUST 13 -22, 1999
  • CINEMATHEQUE ONTARIO – THE INDEPENDENTS – TORONTO, ONTARIO CANADA FEBRUARY 17, 1999
  • SASKATCHEWAN SHOWCASE FILMPOOL SCREENING – REGINA, SK CANADA – NOVEMBER 1998
  • 7TH ANNUAL $100 FILM FESTIVAL – THE CALGARY SOCIETY OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS – CALGARY, AB CANADA – NOV. 1998
  • OSHAWA – DURHAM INDEPENDENT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL – ONTARIO CANADA OCTOBER 19 – 24, 1998
  • VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – PARADISE THEATRE – VANCOUVER, BC CANADA – SEPT. 26 / OCTOBER 3, 1998
  • ANTIMATTER VICTORIA UNDERGROUND FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL – VICTORIA, BC CANADA – SEPT. 18, 1998
  • TORONTO WORLDWIDE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – VISIONS CANADA – TORONTO, ONTARIO CANADA – JUNE 3, 5, AND 7, 1998
  • 36TH ANNUAL ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL – ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN USA – MARCH 21, 1998
  • CATHEDRAL ARTS FESTIVAL – REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN CANADA – SCREENING UNDER THE STARS – MAY 21, 1998
  • SASKATCHEWAN FILMPOOL – IN SEARCH OF THE LAST GOOD MAN
  • CANADIAN WOMEN IN FILM – REGINA, SK CANADA – FEB. 13, 1998
  • SASKATCHEWAN FILMPOOL COOPERATIVE – A TOUCH OF RED – PREMIER NIGHT REGINA, SK. CANADA – DECEMBER 12, 1997

Broadcasters:

  • WTN; LIFESTYLE TELEVISION NETWORK LTD. – SHAMELESS SHORTS – FEBRUARY 1999

Distributor:

  • CANADIAN FILMMAKERS’ DISTRIBUTION CENTRE

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