Solo Flight International & Tipping Point (2 DVD Set)

Rita Deverell

2008, 150:12 minutes, colour, English


DVD #1
Bonhoeffer, 2007, 48:32, 943.01
Bonhoeffer, an episode of the Solo Flight International series, is actor/playwright Peter Krummeck’s moving show about the German pastor who rescued thousands of Jews from the Nazis during World War II. It is one man’s story of moral courage. 

Smoked Glass Ceiling, 2007, 48:32, 943.02
Smoked Glass Ceiling, an episode in the Solo Flight International series, is actor/playeright Rita Shelton Deverell’s story of childhood in the segregated world of the 1950s Texas, and her mother’s refusal to allow the realities of racism take their toll.

DVD #2
She Said Saffron, 2007, 48:32, 943.00
She Said Saffron, an episode of the Solo Flight International series, is a dance theatre piece by Lisa Pijuan-Nomura, that weaves movement and words together to tell us of a young woman who finds herself between old world Spain and her birthplace of Canada.

Tipping Point, 2007, 4:30, 943.06
A growing friendship and blossoming understanding between and odd couple: an elderly white theatre director, Florence James, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era, and a young black actress who feels she will never find a place in Canadian theatre.

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