Documentaries: The Good Earth & An Object of Merit


An Object of Merit
Director Amanda Ann-Min Wong's short documentary profiles a young ceramic artist exploring the Canadian and Korean influences on his functional wares, examining cross-cultural identity, beauty in utility, and finding purpose in one's art.

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Director:  Amanda Ann-Min Wong
Producer:  Amanda Ann-Min Wong
Cinematographer:  Benjamin Wong
Editor:  Kathryn Lyons
Country:  Canada
Province:  ON
Language:  English
Runtime:  24 minutes



Good Earth: The Pots and Passion of Walter Ostrom
One of Canada's foremost ceramic artists, Nova Scotia-based Walter Ostrom's passionate art practice is explored through his own words and those of former students and colleagues around the world.

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Director:  Israel Ekanem
Writers:  Israel Ekanem, Julie Hollenback, Shannon L. Parker
Producer:  Monica G. Bell
Cinematographers:  Israel Ekanem, Burton Howell
Editor:  Sheldon Hachey
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  47 minutes