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Books at CFMDC
These film-related publications are available for purchase at CFMDC. Come by during office hours (Mon - Thurs 10am-6pm) or contact Jesse at bookings@cfmdc.org to order. Click on book title for more information.

Codes for North: Foundations of the Canadian
Avant-Garde Film

By Stephen Broomer
Codes for North traces the early evolution of Canadian avant-garde cinema through three artists essential to CFMDC's collection: Jack Chambers, Michael Snow and Joyce Wieland. "Richly rewarding, beautifully written, and absolutely authoritative" (Wheeler Winston Dixon).
$20 + hst.

Every Day 1, 2, 3
By Barbara Sternberg
A set of three small artist zines about the relation between film and life, living and filmmaking as Sternberg sees it. The books reference different experiences of time respectively: 1. Daily, repetitive; 2. Random, contingent; 3. Cumulative.
$15 + hst.

In the Embryo of All Things: The Collected
Poems of Harry Alan Potamkin

By Harry Alan Potamkin; Ed. Stephen Broomer
The first collection of poems by Harry Alan Potamkin, written between 1920 and his death in 1933. The poems fuse elegy, outrage, and reportage. A companion to Stephen Broomer's film Potamkin.
$10 + hst.

Landscape With Shipwreck: First Person Cinema
and the Films of Phillip Hoffman

Eds. Mike Hoolboom & Karyn Sandlos
"Philip Hoffman's films are a revelation for those lucky enough to see them. At once literary document and visual archive, Landscape With Shipwreck advances contemporary thinking about Hoffman's films and the autobiographical documentary tradition in Canadian cinema" (Piers Handling).
$30 + hst.

Recipes for Reconstruction: The Cookbook for the Frugal Filmmaker
By Stephen Woloshen
A fantastic DIY manual and DVD set by veteran animator and filmmaker Steven Woloshen. It covers a variety of artistic strategies to decay film and re-assemble damaged film prints into new experimental visions. The DVD features nine short films which illustrate the techniques.
$40 + hst. www.cfmdc.org/film/3607

Snap, Crackle & Pop!
By Stephen Woloshen
A "whole grains" approach to making films without a camera! Written for aspiring animators and film lovers alike, this one-of-a-kind guidebook explores the techniques, processes and tools-of-the-trade through in-depth case studies of thirteen of Woloshen's best-known films. Includes a companion DVD & two 35mm filmstrips.
$60 + hst.

The Transformable Moment: The Films of
Stephen Broomer

Eds. Scott Birdwise & Tom McSorley
A collection of essays on the films of Stephen Broomer. Contributors include R. Bruce Elder, Dan Browne, Clint Enns, Zoe Heyn-Jones, Brett Kashmere, Scott Miller Berry, Cameron Moneo, Andrea Picard, and Michael Sicinski.
$20 + hst.
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
32 Lisgar Street
Toronto ON Canada M6J 0C9
Monday - Thursday / 10:00 - 18:00
(416)  588 - 0725
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
32 Lisgar Street
Toronto ON Canada M6J 0C9
Monday - Thursday / 10:00 - 18:00
(416)  588 - 0725