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Dr. G.O. Morph – Mud to Mountains (1995)

An interactive geology display - Directed by Ed Carswell, Co-Produced by Kananaskis Country, Alberta Environmental Protection and Banff National Park. An interactive display designed for both Kananaskis Country and Lake Louise Information Centres. The basement of the Banff National Park Visitor Centre was closed for a month and converted into a whacky science lab. Actor Don Enright played the lead role of Dr. Morph and Scott Mair played the accident-waiting-to-happen Dr. Kettle. The end result was a lively and creative overview of geomorhology of the Rocky Mountains (Mountain Building, Plate Tectonics, Glaciation). Research, writing by Ron Chamney, Camera: Ed Carswell & Jim Martin, Technical support - Pierce Archambault. A Kanananskis Country - Banff National Park Co-Production (1995) Morph: “The Rocky Mountains weren’t always here. They formed gradually over millions of years. Now, if we were to zip back in time…oh, to about 550 millions years ago or so…(smoking clock spinning backward, Morph drops in water). 550 years ago Southern Alberta, like much of Canada was under water!” Bow Valley - A Very Special Place - (22:28,  1999) Co-produced by Ed Carswell & Eric...

Our Language, Our Culture  -  (7 min. 2018) Elders from both Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation share stories with the students of importance language. Language and culture are intertwined and the revitalization of our local languages is critical in allowing culture to thrive. Elders: Martina Pierre, Bucky Johns. Bob Baker, Produced by School District 48, Copyright Squamish Nation and School District...

Yalis Rising

Yalis Rising  - Celebrating the T’lisalagi’lakw School  –  29 min. 2020 Produced by ‘Namgis First Nation –  A film by Ed Carswell Conceived and built by the ‘Namgis First Nation, the T’lisalagi’lakw Elementary School holds the deep spirit of Alert Bay, BC.  The students learn traditional songs and dances in anticipation of a year-end Potlatch celebration. For the Elders, teachers, and community this event is a sign of Yalis (Alert Bay) Rising. With vivid west coast imagery, this film reveals one of  the best examples of cultural revitalization on the the Pacific...