The Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC) and Cinémathèque Québécoise have announced the edition of The Complete Works of Joyce Wieland: 1963-1986. To be released next March 25th, this 5-DVD set includes the complete film works of Wieland, spanning over twenty years and including her collaborations with Michael Snow, Hollis Frampton and Betty Ferguson. A multi-disciplinary artist, Wieland’s explorations of female sexuality, domestic life, ecology and Canadian nationalism put her at the forefront of feminist practice.
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre and the Art Gallery of Ontario will celebrate the launch of The Complete Works of Joyce Wieland DVD Box Set with a rare special screening of her films, Friday, March 25th, 2011 at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Jackman Hall. Guest speakers include Betty Ferguson, Su Rynard, Allyson Mitchell, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof and Leila Sujir. The full set will be available for 141.25CAN$ and each DVD will also be available separately for 34.99CAN$ each.
The Complete Works Of Joyce Wieland 1963-86
Intro text by Kristy Holmes
Volume 1: Shorts 1963-65
Study guide by Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof
- Larry’s Recent Behaviour (1963 / 16mm / 16:35 min.)
- Peggy’s Blue Skylight (1964 / 16mm / B&W / 12:15 min.)
- Patriotism (1964 / 16mm / 4 min.)
- Patriotism Part II (1965 / 16mm / 3:45 min.)
- Barbara’s Blindness (with Betty Ferguson) (1965 / 16mm / 16:15 min.)
- Water Sark (1965 / 16mm / 13:30 min.)
Total run time: 66:20 min.
Volume 2: Shorts 1967-69
Study guide by Leila Sujir
- 1933 (1967 / 16mm / 3:50 min.)
- Sailboat (1967 / 16mm / 2:45 min.)
- Cat Food (1967 / 16mm / 13:30 min.)
- Handtinting (1967-68 / 16mm / silent / 6 min.)
- Rat Life and Diet in North America (1968 / 16mm / 16 min.)
- Dripping Water (with Michael Snow) (1969 / 16mm / B&W / 10:22 min.)
Total run time: 52:27 min.
Volume 3: Shorts 1972-86
Study guide by Allyson Mitchell
- Pierre Vallières (1972 / 16mm / 32:30 min.)
- Solidarity (1973 / 16mm / 10:40 min.)
- A & B in Ontario (with Hollis Frampton) (1984 / 16mm / B&W / 16:05 min.)
- Birds at Sunrise (1986 / 16mm / 10:15 min.)
Total run time: 69:30 min.
Volume 4: La raison avant la passion (Reason Over Passion) (1969)
Study guide by Anne Low
Running Time: 83:40 min.
Volume 5: The Far Shore (1976)
Study guide by Johanne Sloan
Running Time: 105 min.