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Everest - CR 10, 11A, 11

Film contains raw footage of people trying to get a bus unstuck from mud, and the bus passengers standing around outside the bus waiting to get going again; people hiking and carrying large packages; a small rockslide; sherpas with large packages; a goat-herder and goats; people working with technology in an ad hoc office; and monks making sculptures.

World In A City

Film consists of raw footage of fireworks at night above the Expo 86 grounds and provides a view of the City of Vancouver lit up at night featuring the Expo 86 grounds and including the BC Pavilion (now the Telus World of Science). Silent film.

Minnekhada Ranch

Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber and an unidentified male companion rowing a boat in wetland and Mr. E. W. with several unidentified female companions riding horses and clearing hurdles at the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. The film also shows footage of a dog catching a game bird, of cattle grazing, as well as images of flocks of wild geese, and chicken and ducks at the farm.

English Bay Yacht Races & Cruise Buccaneer Bay - May 24/34

Item is an amateur film documenting sailing yacht racing. The sailing yacht with the white hull is Eric Hamber's 'Lady Van' that won the Lipton Cup in 1934. The film also shows footage of Mrs. E. W. Hamber full-front and together with several unidentified male and female companions ending a bathing party, boarding a vessel and chatting on deck.

[Family vacation]

Item is an amateur film documenting a group of people, including Peggy Spencer, vacationing in the United States. Film documents people boarding an airplane, women on a beach, children swimming, golf, and a boat named "Valerian II". Film also documents a football game and footage of an animal performance at Marineland of the Pacific.

Quarantine Forum

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of a panel discussion on the topic of Bill 34 and AIDS quarantine legislation. The discussion was organized by the Vancouver Gay and Lesbian Community Centre. Panelists include Ken Smith, Bob Tivey, Marie [Arrington] and [Bette Cecil] with ASL interpreter Linda [Franke]. The recording begins with presentations by the panelists and follows with audience questions and comments.

Pressure Point : a victim of hate : lesbian and gay youth : the search for a safe space

Item is a videocassette containing the television program "Pressure Point" hosted by Brad Newcombe. This episode contains two segments. The first is entitled "A Victim of Hate" and includes an interview with Pablo Jones about violence against the LGBTQ community in Vancouver. The second segment feature interviews with Rhamona Con-Browning (Co-ordinator of Youth-quest) and Matthew Martins (Gay and Lesbian Community Centre) speaking about LGBTQ youth, their challenges and programs in the Greater Vancouver area.

Made in Secret : The Story of the East Van Porn Collective

Item is a videocassette containing the documentary entitled "Made in Secret" featuring the East Van Porn Collective. The East Van Porn Collective is made up of the following members who appear in the film: Muffy LaRue, Hugh Jorgen, nerdgirl, J.D. Superstar, Monster, Mr. Pants, Professor University and Godfrey. The film includes footage shot from 1998 through 2004 and features meetings of the collective, screening parties, and filming of collective films showing the processes, mandate, work and history of the collective.

Kecia : words to live by

Item is a videocassette containing the documentary written, produced and directed by Peter von Puttkamer entitled "Kecia: Words to Live By." The documentary tells the story of Kecia Larkin, her experience contracting AIDs and her work raising awareness of the disease in First Nations communities, both urban and rural. The film includes interviews with Kecia Larkin, Myra Laramee, Randy Lewis, Dr. Jay Wortman, Sylvia Maracle, Gerry Ambers, and Keith Larkin. The film also includes footage taken at the Moravian First Nation Youth Conference and the G.L.F.N. Forum. The film was produced by Gryphon Productions Ltd. for the National Association of Friendship Centres.

Arts Edge : World AIDS Day 1993

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of Arts Edge hosted by Ara Parker. At the Art Council of Vancouver on Davie Street. This episode was created in honour of World AIDS Day and celebrates gay artists and their work addressing sexuality and AIDS. The program includes two feature documentaries. "It Will Not Last the Night: The Theatre of Larry Lillo", a Point of View Film Production runs from 13:20 to 01:13:22. "Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company", an Antelope West Production for BBC Television runs from 01:19:46 until 02:19:12. The program also contains interviews with Queer City Co-curators Paul Lang, Daniel Collins and Nhan Duc; Ingrid Alderson; Roxanne Cave; Joe Average; and Vancouver Men's Chorus members Scott Lewis and Willi Zwozdesky (Conductor).

Gay Spirit

Part is a recording showing the documentary 'Gay Spirit' by Barbara Anderson and Brad Newcombe. The documentary explores experiences and expressions of religion and impacts on the LGBTQ2+ community and includes interviews with the following people: Dr. Martin Brokenleg, Brent, Naomi, Hussein, Chris, Bridget, Rick, Father William Mendenhall, Rabai Ken Kaufman, Frank McMillar, and al-Qamar.

Pride Parade 1996 : Rogers Community 4

Part is a recording showing the Rogers Community 4 broadcast of the 1996 Pride Parade. The parade hosts are Doug Austin, Corrina Antipas and Mark Sonnenberg. The recording contains footage of the parade and cutaways to video showing The Sports Picnic on July 27, 1996. The broadcast is a Rogers Community 4, Kitsilano NTV volunteer production. The recording ends with credits.

I am alive : Jim Currie [music video]

Item is a videocassette containing a music video for the song "I Am Alive" by the artist Jim Currie. The music video was directed and edited by Billy Chapman. The video contains captioning for the lyrics and additional biographical details about the life of Jim Currie and his fight with AIDs. Jim Currie died before the music video could be made and does not appear in the video.

Gay Spirit in the Family

Item is a videocassette containing the documentary "Gay Spirit in the Family" by Barbara Anderson and Brad Newcombe. The film is narrated by Helen Shaver and aired on VTV (Vancouver Television). The documentary explores various ideas about family structures and interviews individuals about their families and beliefs around parenting including members of the Coalition for the Protection of Parental Rights. The video contains interviews with Dr. Arlene McLaren, Keith G., Gary, June, Susan, Lindsay, Fatma Taha, Erma Victorisz, Sylvia Murray, Jan, Grant Gobman, Art Zoccole, Surrinder Varpaul, Donna Wilson, Laura M., James, Keith S. and Jules. The recording includes commercial breaks and ends abruptly during one of the interviews.

Mondo Pride 99

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of the Rogers Community Television coverage of the 1999 Vancouver Pride Parade. Parade hosts are Kim Grahame, Symone, Rob McMahon, Gary Johnson and Doug Austin. Parade participants include: Dykes on Bikes; Knights of Malta; Greater Vancouver Native Cultural Centre; Dogwood Monarchist Society; Lesbian and Gay Task Force; Mayor Phillip Owen; Davie Street Community Police Office; [Dirty Helens]; Trans Link; B.C. Ambulance Service; Out In Surrey; A Loving Spoonful; Western Canada Leather Pride; Vancouver Leather Alliance; Street Project Counselling Alliance; Hedy Fry; Svend Robinson; Libby Davies; Tim Stevenson; Ujjal Dosanjh; Doll and Penny's Cafe; The Edge Cafe; AIDS Vancouver; Cutting Edges Gay Hockey Team; Out for Kicks Soccer Club; Youth Quest; Royal Hotel; Vancouver Friends for Life Society; Pride UBC; The Centre; Street Nurses; Out on Screen; the Odyssey; Little Sister's Bookstore; Gays and Lesbians of Maple Ridge; Rainy City Men's Chorus; Numbers; ManLine; On Our Hands and Knees Gardening Club; City of Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation; Strathcona Daycamps and Diesel.

HIV in the Workplace

Item is a videocassette containing a short film entitled "HIV in the Workplace.". The film aims to be a guide on the prevention and management of HIV for health care and other public service workers. The film was produced by Tagish Presentations Ltd. for the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. St. Paul's Hospital. The video features interviews with Dr. Chris Sherlock, Dr. Alastair McLeod, Rosemary Riddell, Detective Valerie Harrison, Marilyn Dallas, Dr. Robert Voigt, Nancy McMillin and Carole Taylor.

Little Sister's vs. Big Brother

Item is a videocassette containing the documentary entitled "Little Sister's vs/ Big Brother", written and directed by Aerlyn Weissman. The film explores the history and mandate of Little Sister's Bookstore and traces the legal battle and court case against the Canada Border Services Agency. The court case centered around censorship, the labelling of books as 'obscene' by Customs Canada and the denial of their entry into Canada. The film includes footage of and interviews with Jim Deva. Bruce Smythe, Janine Fuller, Julie Stines, John Dixon, Gar Fisher, Patrick Califia-Rice, Joseph Arvay, Irene Faulkner, Sarah Schulma, Felice Newman, Frederique Delacoste, Pierre Berton, Jane Rule, Pat Califia, Bill Richardson, Mark MacDonald and Nadine Strossen. The film also contains news clips, home movie footage, clips from Kids in the Hall, Laurier LaPierre, and Royal Canadian Air Farce.

Blending Milk and Water : Sex in the New World

Item is a videocassette containing a video work by Paul Wong entitled "Blending Milk and Water: Sex in the New World". The film contains interviews with twenty-two people speaking about their relationships and experiences with sex and sexuality. The video contains talking head interviews with text and images overlaid. Some of the text and interviews are in Chinese.

Casablanket : a tale of transit, transients and transvestites

Item is a videocassette containing the fictional black and white film entitled "Casablanket: A Tale of Transit, Transients and Transvestites." The film was written by Kathryn Zemliya and B.K. Anderson. B.K. Anderson was also the Director and Camera-person. Cast includes: Shaira Holman, Jasmine Pahl, Poppi Reiner, Suzanne Bastien, Allison Rennie, Tara Fynn, Carrie Earnshaw, Kathryn Zemliya, and Alanna Murray. Credits roll at the end of the film.

Towards the Dr. Peter Centre

Item is a videocassette containing the short documentary " Towards the Dr. Peter Centre." The documentary includes footage of Dr. John Blatherwick, Dr. Michael O'Shaughnessy, Dr. Peter Young, Dr. Jay Wortman, Andrew Johnson, Dr. Alastair McLeod, Ronald Mulchey, Bonnie Gabel, Marcie Summers, Lauro de Haan, Howard Engel and Brian Knowles. The film explores alternatives to hospital care for HIV/AIDS patients and shows the Bailey-Boushay House in Seattle as a model for the Dr. Peter Centre.

Faces : GLBT in Vancouver

Item is a videocassette containing a documentary entitled 'Faces: GLBT in Vancouver.' The documentary traces the history of LGBTQ life in Vancouver and shows demonstrations, businesses, legal frameworks, community leaders, night life, AIDS/HIV, activism, neighbourhoods and celebrations. The video contains interviews and archival footage of Bill Richardson, Margo Dunn, Ellen Woodsworth, Esther Phillips, Jamie Lee Hamilton, Rob Joyce, Don Hann, Maurice Flood, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Sarah Davidson, Mary-Woo Sims, Heather Kitching, Jim Deva, Svend Robinson, Tim Stevenson, Ted Northe, Gordon Price, Janine Fuller, Gareth Kirby, Angus Praught, Dennis Dahl, Garry Penny, Jane Rule, Nym Hughes, Libby Davies. The archival footage in the film was provided by the CBC. The documentary was produced, directed and edited by Thomas Donovan.

Inside Boystown

Item is a videocassette containing a documentary entitled 'Inside Boystown'. The documentary was presented by Poignant Productions and made by Louise Walker. The films presents interviews with male sex workers in Vancouver who work on 'the stroll' (Homer Street between Drake and Davie), as well as interviews with health care workers and social workers.

Cranbrook AIDS Benefit '94 [tape 2 of 2]

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of the second half of the Cranbrook AIDS Benefit '94 hosted by Bill Monroe from the Key Theatre on December 1st, 1994. The recording was presented by Shaw Cable 11. Performers and speakers include Marcus Mosely, Denis Simpson, Sibel Thrasher, The Sibelettes [Barbara, Tina and Linda], Alex Keating, Brent Carver, Rene Newhouse, and Mike Patterson. The video also contains footage showing guests mingling at the reception and Rene Newhouse interviewing Bill Monroe and Leila Cooper-Heck.

Cranbrook AIDS Benefit '94 [tape 1 of 2]

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of the first half of the Cranbrook AIDS Benefit '94 hosted by Bill Monroe from the Key Theatre on December 1st, 1994. The recording begins with a title and credits and was presented by Shaw Cable 11. Performers include the K.C. Singers, Valdy, Shari Ulrich, Marcus Mosely, Denis Simpson and Sibel Thrasher. Speaker include Reverend Neil Gray, Leila Cooper-Heck and Svend Robinson. The video also contains footage showing Rene Newhouse interviewing Valdy and Mike Patterson at the reception.

The Names Project

Item is a videocassette containing a short film entitled 'The NAMES Project'. The film discuses the impact of The Names Project, which resulted in the creation of a large scale quilt with the names of people lost to the AIDS epidemic. The film includes footage of Cleve Jones (Executive Director of The NAMES Project) and Mike Smith (General Manager of The NAMES Project) and shots of the quilt on tour in various cities in the United States.

Odd-Gals-Out

Item is a videocassette containing a compilation program entitled Odd-Gals-Out. The video begins with colour bars (30sec), then moves into opening credits, followed by the edited program. The credits show the text: "Reel People Video Productions presents Sandra E. Fellner and Sharon Jacobs; Odd-Gals-Out; written by Sandra E. Fellner and Sharon Jacobs; produced by Linda Hancock; music by Linday Kidder; directed by Lisa King; and sound mix by Mary [at] Video In." The video is a compilation tape showing Sandra E. Fellner and Sharon Jacobs in both various live comedy performances and on location video shoots.

Hookers on Davie

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of a documentary entitled 'Hookers on Davie'. The film contains footage showing sex workers working in the West End, organizing and protesting. The documentary includes interviews with sex workers and others including Ricky, Joey, Michelle, Michelle's mother, Tiffany, Bev, and members of ASP (Association for the Safety of Prostitutes). Film is shot in the West End, and includes footage from inside the Columbia Inn.

Make Magic 2001

Item is a videocassette showing edited footage recorded at Make Magic, the 18th Annual IAGSDC [International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs] Convention at the Westin Bayshore Hotel and Resort, Vancouver from April 12 to 15, 2001. The video begins with an intro showing Vancouver nature and cityscapes, and general conference scenes with music by the Vancouver Men's Chorus. The intro is followed by a list of all participating clubs and callers and then a speech by Bill Monroe. The next portion of the video is a dance by Squares Across the Borders to "Heroes are Just the Same" called by Anne Uebelacker. The footage continues to show scenes from the conference including square dancing at the hotel with callers Todd Fellegy, Steve Edlund, Tom Miller, Ray Brendzy, and Anne Uebelacker; HTQ 2001 hosted by Ucanleime Amy and Virginia Hamm; banquet highlights featuring Bill Monroe and Miss Betsy Gotta receiving the Golden Boot Award; and the Magical Mystery Tour (escorted by the Vancouver City Police Motorcycle Drill team) dancing at Ceperly Park, Vanier Park, Spanish Banks, Queen Elizabeth Park and Library Square; and concluding with scenes from the closing ceremonies.

Part two : the Queens Speech

Item is videocassette showing various programs from the 7th Annual IAGSDC [International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs] Convention, North Star Promenade held in Vancouver, B.C. Canada. The tape begins with Bill Monroe delivering a speech and then shows various dance sequences, footage of association members preparing for performances and a group touring sites around Vancouver.

Homo for the holidays III : Christmas in the tropics

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of the Rainy City Gay Men's Chorus production of Christmas in the Tropics. Video opens with a title card with the text "Amazing Video Productions, Vancouver, B.C., and Jim DeYoung wish to thank Heather Harding and the Rainy City Gay Men's Chorus for the opportunity to video and present this to show you all." The video then pans over the event poster before the recording of the show begins. The show also includes songs performed by the Vancouver Women's Chorus.

1987 Castle Pub Awards

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of the 1987 Castle Pub Awards hosted by Bill Monroe. Performers include Eleanor, Stella May, [Deville Harvey], Flo, [Dava May], [Only Eve], Imelda Mae Santo and Billy Harvey.

#2 - Starry Night II

Item is a videocassette containing the second half of Starry Night II, a benefit show at the Arts Club Theatre with proceeds that went to the Persons With AIDS Coalition. The show was hosted by Bill Monroe. Performers include Lelani Marrell, Aaron Shields performing choreography by Judith Marcuse, Anne Mortifee, Bruce Kellett, Gail Bowen, Rae Armour, Lynda Boyd, Robert McQueen, Jane Mortifee and Marcus Mosely.

#1 - Starry Night II

Item is a videocassette containing the first half of Starry Night II, a benefit show at the Arts Club Theatre with proceeds that went to the Persons With AIDS Coalition. The show was hosted by Bill Monroe. Performers include Sister Lynn, Robbie King, Neils Petersen, the cast of Angry Housewives, Kendra, the Melloyds, and the Vancouver Men's Chorus.

Knights of Malta : 17th anniversary

Item is a videocassette containing a recording of the Knights of Malta 17th Anniversary formal dinner and emceed by [Josie May], Performers include Wanda Fuca, [Dave], [Melanda], Hot Rod, Holly Bear, Chief 19 [Al Houston], Iris, Wesley, Kristy Krunt, Imperial Crown Princess XX of Edmonton, Ivana, and [Slivers].

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