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Return to the Titanic/ Titanic Drury - 1981: Grimm Harris Expedition

A documentary account of the Grimm/Harris expedition: Titanic 1981. Using sonar & other modern scientific instruments, scientists, oceanographers & film makers battle the forces of water & wind in their second attempt to locate the Titanic. The focus of the documentary is on the technology required to search for and hopefully record the ship. This is the second of two expeditions, the first was: Titanic 1980 and has also been released by the title: Search for the Titanic.

The Titanic, a passenger ship, sunk during her maiden voyage in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15,1912, two hours and forty minutes after a collision with an iceberg on April 14, 1912. Over 1 500 people perished. The shipwreck was discovered by a team led by Robert Ballard and Jean Louis Michel in 1985.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Search for the Titanic / Grimm Expedition Titanic: Orson Welles Part 1 and 2

A documentary account of the expedition: Titanic 1980. Using sonar & other modern scientific instruments, scientists, oceanographers & film makers battle the forces of water & wind in their first attempt to locate the resting place of the Titanic and film the ill-fated ship. The primary focus of the documentary is the technology involved in locating and hopefully recording the ship. However, the film includes: a biographical account of the ship, an account of the search operation for those who persished, a grave marker for an unclaimed child, interviews with survivors, and other lesser known facts surrounding the Titanic legacy. Of interest is Orson Wells report of a lesser known late 19th century author who wrote a fictional story of a ship named Titan that perished one starry April night by colliding with an iceberg; a story that foreshadows that of the Titanic. This 1980 expedition to the Titanic is the first of two, the second is: Titanic 1981, where the team has plans to take submarine dive down to the Titanic, if it can be located.

The Titanic, a passenger ship, sunk during her maiden voyage in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15,1912, two hours and forty minutes after a collision with an iceberg on April 14, 1912. Over 1 500 people perished. The shipwreck was discovered by a team led by Robert Ballard and Jean Louis Michel in 1985.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Return to the Titanic - live from Paris [Tape 1 of 2]

A documentary that covers many aspects of the Titanic legacy beginning at the ships conception and ending with artifacts recovered from the wreck. The topics also cover differing theories of loss, interviews with survivors and the technology involved in divine the Titanic. An account of the ships descent is reiterated while showing the locations of events on the ship at its present state at the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean. These documentary and recovery dives to the Titanic were done using the Nautile submersible.

The Titanic, a passenger ship, sunk during her maiden voyage in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, two hours and forty minutes after a collision with an iceberg on April 14, 1912. Over 1 500 people perished. The shipwreck was discovered by a team led by Robert Ballard and Jean Louis Michel in 1985.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Gorki Leninskie = Lenin's Hills [moving image]

The film recounts the life and work of V. I. Lenin from fall 1918 to January 1924 by taking the viewer through a tour of his residence, popularly known as Lenin's Hills. The film focuses on the scenery as it follows guided tours through the property, rooms and parks, including the main building and guest houses, their exterior and interior. The film also introduces the major events of Lenin's life in that period, and shows some of Lenin's personal possessions. Live footage of Lenin, his funeral and photographs, are incorporated into the production.

Gulin, S.

Breadalbane

The items in this series all have to do with the discovery of the wreck of the HMS Breadalbane. The Breadalbane sank on August 21, 1853 in the Canadian Arctic.\~It was a British re-supply vessel sent out in search of the Franklin Expedition that had disappeared in 1846.\~Despite the fact that the Breadalbane sank only 15 minutes after colliding with ice, there were no casualties. The entire crew was rescued by the Phoenix, which was traveling with the Breadalbane. The Breadalbane shipwreck was discovered in August of 1980 by Dr. Joe MacInnis and his team during their 3rd search expedition. Recordings made during that expedition are in varying stages of production, from the raw footage to complete television and radio interviews.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Titanic

The Titanic, the largest and most luxurious passenger ship in the world for her time, sank during her maiden voyage in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, two hours and forty minutes after a collision with an iceberg. Over 1,500 people perished. In 1985, the wreck of the Titanic was found on the ocean floor by a research team led by Robert Ballard and Jean Louis Michel. Dr. Joe MacInnis became the first Canadian to dive to the Titanic shortly afterwards. The footage in this collection features images of the ship obtained during a 1991 dive that formed the basis of the IMAX production Titanica. Recordings are of varying stages of production from raw footage to feature length films, and include programs from television and radio.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Edmund Fitzgerald

The items in this series all have to do with the ship the Edmund Fitzgerald, which sank in Lake Superior on November 10th, 1975. The recordings concern the 1994 expedition led by Dr. MacInnis and his team’s efforts to find an answer for the demise of the vessel. Included are all stages of the cinematic process from raw footage to feature length films, as well as television and radio interviews about the ship and the process of recording the ship.

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Documentary Films series

Series consists of biographical films about Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), leader of the Soviet Union and father of Communism. These films were created and produced in the Russian Soviet State and reflect the ideals of the state and the popular interpretation of Lenin's life and work. The 17 film reels make up the following 4 movies: "Lenin is alive" (1969), "Lenin: pages of the biography" (1969), "Gorki Leninskie" (1984), "Lenin documents, facts, recollections" (1969). A DVD was added to the collection in 2010 that depicts the public speeches and demonstrations taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania during the dissolution of the Lithuanian Soviet State, including the tearing down of a statue of Lenin in the city centre.

STAI IR MES = Here We Are [moving image]

Induced by radical change in Lithuanian sociocultural and political structure, new forms of identity emerge, and are exhibited in public spaces during organized or spontaneous activities. STAI IR MES(=Here We Are), a documentary film, theoretically is grounded in "Recreating Ethnic Identity: Individual, Symbol, Place" by Auksuole Cepaitiene. Video material used in the film covers the time period 1989 to 2007.

Vastokas, Ron

Hot Docs Fonds

  • F 2018.002
  • Fonds
  • 1994-2018

This Fonds consists of documentation and promotional materials produced for the annual Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, calendars and information related to the year-round programming at the Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema, and various administrative materials associated to the non-profit cultural organization.

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival