• When the Day Breaks

Streaming: Films by Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis

Available January 29–March 13, 2022
Presented with a prerecorded interview with the filmmakers.

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Recorded Conversation
Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis
Available January 29–March 13

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Talented Canadian animators Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis exhibit a sophisticated technique and an extraordinary ability to depict life’s tender moments. Strings wends its way through a series of delightful visual metaphors. The award-winning When the Day Breaks uses pencil and paint on photocopies to bring to life a troubling encounter that Ruby the pig has on her way to the store. Drawing on the tropes of the documentary form, Wild Life tells the tale of a young man who immigrates to the bleak Canadian prairies to be a rancher. These films are charming, witty, and exacting in their attention to detail and timing.

— Susan Oxtoby

Films in this Screening

Strings

Wendy Tilby, Canada, 1991

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  • Color
  • Digital streaming
  • 10 mins
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  • National Film Board of Canada

When the Day Breaks

Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby, Canada, 1999

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  • Color
  • Digital streaming
  • 10 mins
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  • National Film Board of Canada

Wild Life

Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby, Canada, 2011

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  • Color
  • Digital streaming
  • 14 mins
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  • National Film Board of Canada

United Airlines: The Interview

Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby, United States, 2010

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  • Color
  • Digital streaming
  • 1 mins
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  • Amanda Forbis
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  • Wendy Tilby