Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

Beverly Shaffer Fonds

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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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