Sprockets (Series) (1975-1976)

Sprockets was a CBC series that provided a television window on independent filmmaking in Canada in the mid- 1970s. The program showcased experimental and animated short films, but most were short dramas or documentaries. Among the films to go on the air were At 99: A Portrait of Louise Tandy Murch, by Deepa Saltzman; O Canada, by Henning Jacobsen; Dull Day Demolition, produced by Insight Productions; The Brotherhood, by Vancouver animator Al Sens; and The Journals of Susanna Moodie, by Marie Waisberg.

Frederick Manter....Host
Michael Hirsh....Host
Mark Stone....Host
Whitney Smith....Host
Jana Veverka....Host

Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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