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Ida Makes a Movie 

Ida makes a movie about garbage and submits it to a filmmaking contest. She wins, but they think the film was about war. Ida must come clean instead of accepting the award under false pretenses.

Directors:

Kit Hood, Linda Schuyler

Writers:

Kay Chorao (from the book by), Amy Jo Cooper (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Zoe Newman Zoe Newman ... Ida
Dawn Harrison Dawn Harrison ... Cookie
Allan Meiusi Allan Meiusi ... Fred Lucas
Elwy Yost Elwy Yost ... Mr. Druffle
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Storyline

The National Film Board of Canada is sponsoring a movie festival. Ida Lucas is a nine year old girl who decides to make a movie, about the environment (ie garbage), and enter it into the festival. The judges, thinking the film is about war, accept Ida's film into the festival finals. Should she tell them it's about garbage? Written by Blair Stannard <stannard@sonetis.com>

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Genres:

Family | Drama

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1979 (Canada) See more »

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The episode's plot is based on a children's book by Kay Chorao. See more »

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Spin-off The Kids of Degrassi Street (1979) See more »

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