WorldCat Identities

Shaffer, Beverly 1945-

Overview
Works: 5 works in 5 publications in 1 language and 89 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Case studies  Juvenile works  Children's films  Biography 
Roles: Director
Classifications: HV903, 362.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beverly Shaffer
My name is Susan Yee( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A piquant view of downtown Montreal as it appears to a young Chinese-Canadian
I'll find a way( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Oscar-winning documentary presents Nadia, a 9-year-old girl with spina bifida. Her dream is to attend a regular school, even though she knows other kids will tease her. Wise for her young age, Nadia simply decides that she'll 'find a way to deal with it.' Despite having to overcome many obstacles, Nadia's got spunk and makes it clear she's not looking for sympathy
Kevin Alec( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mountainous country near Lillooet, British Columbia, eleven-year-old Kevin Alec of the Fountain Indian Reserve learns to make fishnets with his grandfather, and skin and tan hides with his aunt. He goes fishing with his grandmother and horseback riding with his brother. Will Kevin eventually abandon his Indian way of life or will it be a source of continuing enrichment?
Children of Canada 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A compilation of 3 documentaries celebrating the differences and similarities of Canadian children. On the Mountain Reserve near Lillooet, B.C., 11-year-old Kevin Alec benefits from a closeness that binds generations of his family together. Thirteen-year-old Gurdeep Singh Bains lives on a dairy farm in Chilliwack, B.C., attends the Sikh temple and loves to play soccer. The third documentary, about nine-year-old Nadia who has spina bifida, won ten international awards, including an Oscar
Children of Canada 1( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A compilation of 3 documentaries celebrating the differences and similarities of Canadian children. 11-year old Julie O'Brien delves into the history of Tors Cove, Nfld. Benoit is an accomplished and very busy 11-year old from Joliette, Quebec, likes to life weights and play the violin. Susan Yee is a unique guide to downtown Montreal
 
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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.26 for My name is ... to 0.63 for Kevin Alec ...)

Alternative Names
Beverly Shaffer Canadees filmregisseuse

Beverly Shaffer Canadian film director

Beverly Shaffer kanadische Regisseurin und Produzentin

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