Midi Onodera

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Midi Onodera
Born Toronto, Ontario
Nationality Canadian
Known for Film and video art
Website http://www.midionodera.com/

Midi Onodera (born in Toronto, Ontario) is a Japanese-Canadian filmmaker. Her work is short and feature-length films and videos, and is exhibited internationally.[1]

Onodera's works feature a collage of formats, from 16mm to Hi8 video and digital video to 'low end' digital toy formats, and address individual, collective, national and transnational identities.[1]

Filmography[edit]

  • Untitled (1979)
  • Contemplation (1979)
  • Reality-Illusion (1979)
  • A Film (1980)
  • Filter Queen (1980)
  • The Bird That Chirped On Bathurst (1981)
  • Home Movies (1981)
  • Food Trilogy (1981)
    • What's For Lunch Charley?
    • One Burger, Hold the Pickle
    • Aprés Diner
  • Endocrine (1982)
  • One If By Land, Two If By Sea (1982)
  • Idiot's Delight (1983)
  • Home Was Never Like This (1983)
  • Ville Quelle Ville (1984)
  • Ten Cents A Dance (1985)
  • Made In Japan (1985)
  • After Car Crash, Woman Kills Two (1985)
  • The Dead Zone (1985)
  • The Displaced View (1988)
  • Then/Now (1988)
  • General Idea - Artist's Profile (1989)
  • David Cronenberg - Artist's Profile (1990)
  • Heartbreak Hoteru (1990)
  • A Performance by Jack Smith (1992)
  • Skin Deep (1995)
  • the basement girl (2000)
  • Slightseer (2001)
  • Nobody Knows (2002)
  • Alphagirls (2002)
  • I have no memory of my direction (2005)
  • 365 SHORT VIDEOS (2006)
  • First Bloom, shortlisted at Filminute 2007 (2007)
  • A Movie a Week / 2009

Awards[edit]

Year Award Festival Film
2006 Honorable Mention Ann Arbor Film Festival I Have No Memory of My Direction
Honorable Mention Mobifest If These Walls Could Talk
2001 Best Lesbian Short Film Girlfriends magazine's Sapphos 2001 Movie Awards The Basement Girl
1995 Best Feature Film: Audience Award Hamburg International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Skin Deep
Best Short Film: Special Judges' Award Hamburg International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Ten Cents a Dance (Parallax)
1989 Best Documentary (nominated) Gemini Awards The Displaced View
Special Citation Gemini Awards The Displaced View
1988 Honorable Mention, Golden Gate Award San Francisco International Film Festival The Displaced View

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