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Michael Rubbo

Born in Australia, received his M.A. in Communication Arts at Stanford University in 1965 and then joined the National Film Board of Canada. He spent over 25 years at the Film Board, making many prizewinning films, including Sad song of yellow Skin which won the Flaherty award in 1971 and Waiting For Fidel, his most famous documentary. In the ... See full bio »

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 2009 The Guy from Cycle Chic (Short)
 2001 Much Ado About Something (Documentary)
 1985 Atwood and Family (Documentary short)
 1984 Margaret Atwood: Once in August (Documentary)
 1982 Daisy: The Story of a Facelift (Documentary)
 1982 Not Far from Bolgatanga (Short documentary)
 1980 Challenger: An Industrial Romance (Documentary) (co-director)
 1978 Tigers and Teddy Bears (Short documentary)
 1977 I Hate to Lose (Documentary)
 1976 Log House (Short documentary)
 1976 The Walls Come Tumbling Down (Short documentary)
 1975 I Am an Old Tree (Documentary)
 1974 Waiting for Fidel (Documentary)
 1973 Jalan, Jalan: A Journey in Sundanese Java (Documentary short)
 1973 The Man Who Can't Stop (Documentary)
 1973 The Streets of Saigon (Documentary short)
 1972 OK... Camera (Documentary short)
 1971 Persistent and Finagling (Documentary)
 1971 Summer's Nearly Over (Short)
 1971 Wet Earth and Warm People (Documentary)
 1971 Man Alive (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1970 Here's to Harry's Grandfather (Documentary)
 1970 Sad Song of Yellow Skin (Documentary)
 1969 Mrs. Ryan's Drama Class (Short documentary)
 1968 Adventures (Short)
 1968 Sir! Sir! (Short documentary)
 1968 That Mouse (Short)
 1966 The Long Haul Men (Short documentary)
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