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Westman History Docs - By Local Filmakers

The best from Brandon and area filmakers...





The story of the birth and growth of the Wheat City - it's all about the Railway.

Directed by Ken McKenzie-Cochrane
48 min


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In the heart of the Great Depression, on the western edge of Turtle Mountain near the village of Goodlands, two competing coal mines provided employment, cheaper coal and an enduring story.

Directed by Ken Storie
16 min

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A Vantage Points Production

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The Prairie Titanic

The HMS Titanic's ill fated sinking has direct local connections to Brandon, Manitoba  & area. This is a documentary exploring connections & events that occurred during the burial of the Leonard Hickman. Lenard is the most westward Canadian burial of any of the  Titanic victims, some 3000 Miles from the sinking in 1912.

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It's Our Town

It's Our Town- Episode 1 The Manitoba Antique Automobile Museum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EB8tTCNBDU

It's Our Town- Episode 2 The Manitoba Agricultural Museum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGwBSgK5gy4

It's Our Town- Episode 3 The Beautiful Plains Museum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=19&v=q0z-ydkOj5s

It's Our Town- Episode 4 The Shoal Lake Mounted Police Museum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=IlSasxKtFMs

Tales from the Eddy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAacMMTIRRA

The End of the Line The Brandon Railway Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4u_QfuN3OfI


http://shauncameron.com





Visits

Short Selections by Ken Storie


The Ten Mile Dam

The Old Riverside Bridge

The Rapids at Lang's Crossing - Souris River

The Gregory Mill Trail


Trans Canada Phil


Brandon Manitoba - by Trans Canada Phil

Gimli Manitoba - by Trans Canada Phil

Winnipeg Beach Manitoba - by Trans Canada Phil




NFB Production: Manitoba Topics

Places Not Our Own

1985 Production Set in 1929 Napinka

https://www.nfb.ca/film/places_not_our_own/

Railway Town


Fred Davis visits Melville Saskatchewan

1956

https://www.nfb.ca/film/railroad_town/