canoe

the film traces the anguish a middle-aged woman endures as she contemplates a decision on a summer day that might end her own life and that of her husband who suffers a long term and incurable illness. (2010)

 

Director / Producer / shelagh carter
Collaborator / Deborah Schnitzer  
Experimental Narrative / Colour / HD / 6m 13s

Screenings:

  • 2nd Canada Film Week at the Goethe Institute, Ghana, Africa, March 2011
  • CBC Short Shots Broadcast, Manitoba, August 2011
  • Winnipeg Cinematheque, Fall, 2011
  • Gimli Film Festival, Gimli, Manitoba, July 2012
  • CBC Short Shots Repeat Broadcast, Manitoba, August 2012
  • Winnipeg Nuit Blanche, Cinematheque, September, 2012
  • Jerome Indie and Music Festival, Jerome, Arizona, May 2013

Awards:

  • WorldFest International Film Festival, Houston, USA. April 2011 - Grand Remi Award Best Experimental Film