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Beverly Shaffer Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn16717
Collection
Beverly Shaffer Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
6 film reels ; 2 folders of textual material
Fonds No.
1070
Scope and Content
Contains 6 film reels, mainly from the Children of Canada Series but also "Bioethics: Who Should Decide?" Also contains accompanying textual material for classroom and promotional use.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Beverly Shaffer Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
6 film reels ; 2 folders of textual material
Scope and Content
Contains 6 film reels, mainly from the Children of Canada Series but also "Bioethics: Who Should Decide?" Also contains accompanying textual material for classroom and promotional use.
Date
1977-1986 (predominant 1977)
Fonds No.
1070
Storage Location
JPL
2-6C
2-6D
2-6G
Creator
National Film Board of Canada
History Biographical
Oscar-winning director Beverly Shaffer (I'll Find a Way: Best Live Action Short, 1978) was born in Montreal, earning degrees from McGill and Macdonald College. She began working for the National Film Board under the Studio D project in 1975, directing for the next ten years all of the "Children in Canada" series films, which included "I'll Find a Way". Other notable films by Ms. Shaffer include "Mr. Mergler's Gift" (2005) and the 1999 follow-up to "I'll Find a Way", "It's Just a Wedding".
Custodial History
Transferred directly from Beverly Shaffer to the JPL-A
Name Access
Shaffer, Beverly (1945 - )
National Film Board of Canada
Subjects
Documentary films - Canada.
Filmmakers.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Exterior portrait of filmmaker Marek Halter holding an umbrella in a snowy landscape with train in background.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn74693
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.2 x 17.2 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 019153
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.2 x 17.2 cm
Responsibility
Canadian Jewish News
Date
1994
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
019153
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Marek Halter
Physical Condition
Yellowing edges
Notes
Label on verso: MONTREAL JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL / Festival du film juif de Montreal / TSEDEK, LES JUSTES (1994) / Director/Réalisateur: Marek Halter / Photo: Marek Halter
Name Access
Halter, Marek
Subjects
Canadian Jewish News
Filmmakers.
Halter, Marek
Montreal Jewish Film Festival
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Fundraising Promotional Material

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38203
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Fonds No.
1067; 00004
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1998
Fonds No.
1067
File No.
00004
Storage Location
7-1C
Ctn.001
Language
English
French
Acquisition Source
Susan Alper
Notes
There was no Film Festival in 1998 but rather fundraising efforts towards reviving the Festival.
Accession No.
07-001
Subjects
Film
Film, Yiddish.
Filmmakers.
Montreal Jewish Film Festival
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Highlights of the Montreal Jewish Film Festivals

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38216
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
10 bound volumes
Fonds No.
1067; 00017
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
10 bound volumes
Date
1995-2005
Fonds No.
1067
File No.
00017
Storage Location
7-1C
Ctn.003
Language
English
French
Acquisition Source
Susan Alper
Notes
Consists of bound volumes of summaries, copies of press coverage and film reviews for each of the Montreal Jewish Film Festivals. Also includes a complete listing of all films shown at the Festival from 1995-2005.
Accession No.
07-001
Subjects
Film
Film, Yiddish.
Filmmakers.
Montreal Jewish Film Festival
Montreal Jewish Student Film Festival
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Interior snapshot, Filmmaker Gail Singer at work with camera.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn74857
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.5 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 019271
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.5 cm
Responsibility
Canadian Jewish News
Date
[between 1980 and 1990]
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
019271
Storage Location
JPL
Notes
Label on verso: Filmmaker Gail Singer at work with Kirshner
Subjects
Canadian Jewish News
Filmmakers.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38199
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.25m of multiple media
Fonds No.
1067
Scope and Content
Consists of promotional material, videos, DVDs, posters and additional ephemera related to the Festival.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.25m of multiple media
Scope and Content
Consists of promotional material, videos, DVDs, posters and additional ephemera related to the Festival.
Fonds No.
1067
Storage Location
O/S Drawer 20
JPL
History Biographical
Founded by Susan Alper, the Montreal Jewish Film Festival existed from 1995-2005. Showcasing a wide variety of cinematic creations, the Festival was an instrumental tool in community engagement and outreach.
Language
English
French
Acquisition Source
Susan Alper
Custodial History
Collection deposited by Susan Alper.
Accession No.
07-001
Subjects
Film
Filmmakers.
Montreal Jewish Film Festival
Alper, Susan
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Posters, Montreal Jewish Film Festival

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38214
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
24 posters
Fonds No.
1067; 00015
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
24 posters
Date
c1995-c2005
Fonds No.
1067
File No.
00015
Storage Location
7-1C
Ctn.002
Language
English
French
Acquisition Source
Susan Alper
Accession No.
07-001
Subjects
Film
Film, Yiddish.
Filmmakers.
Montreal Jewish Film Festival
Montreal Jewish Student Film Festival
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Posters, Montreal Jewish Film Festival

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38215
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
3 posters
Fonds No.
1067; 00016
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
3 posters
Date
1997, 2001
Fonds No.
1067
File No.
00016
Storage Location
7-1C
Ctn.002
Language
English
French
Acquisition Source
Susan Alper
Accession No.
07-001
Subjects
Film
Film, Yiddish.
Filmmakers.
Montreal Jewish Film Festival
Montreal Jewish Student Film Festival
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Programmes, 4th Annual Montreal Jewish Student Film Festival

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38212
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Fonds No.
1067; 00013
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
2004
Fonds No.
1067
File No.
00013
Storage Location
7-1C
Ctn.001
Language
English
French
Acquisition Source
Susan Alper
Accession No.
07-001
Subjects
Film
Film, Yiddish.
Filmmakers.
Montreal Jewish Film Festival
Montreal Jewish Student Film Festival
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Promotional Material

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38200
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Fonds No.
1067; 00001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Montreal Jewish Film Festival Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Date
1995
Fonds No.
1067
File No.
00001
Storage Location
7-1C
Ctn.001
Language
English
French
Acquisition Source
Susan Alper
Accession No.
07-001
Subjects
Film
Film, Yiddish.
Filmmakers.
Montreal Jewish Film Festival
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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