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Citizen Sam

Overview

Genre
Politics, Social Issues, History, and Human Interest
Synopsis

This feature documentary is a portrait of Sam Sullivan, a quadriplegic city councillor running for Vancouver mayor. Blending the rough and tumble of the campaign with intimate moments from Sullivan's daily life, the film is an unflinching portrait of the one-of-a-kind politician.

Stage
finished
Running time
120 and 60 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Moulins Media
Country
Canada
Years of Production
2005-2006
Locations
Vancouver, BC, New York, Torino Italy
Prod. Partners
NFB, Moulins Media

Distribution Details

Release year
2007
Festivals
Hot Docs, Whistler, Victoria, Calgary
Awards
Gemini Award Nominee, Best Documentary, Best Documentary Editing
Distribution
NFB
Broadcast (Acq.)
CBC, PBS Regional
Language
English

Photos

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