Keep a Modest Head

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Keep a Modest Head
Ne crâne pas sois modeste
Directed by Deco Dawson
Produced by Deco Dawson
Catherine Chagnon
Written by Deco Dawson
Music by Paul Schrofel
Cinematography Deco Dawson
Edited by Deco Dawson
Endstop and Elsewhere
Microclimat Films
Release date
Running time
19 minutes
Country Canada
Language French

Keep a Modest Head (French: Ne crâne pas sois modeste) is a Canadian short documentary film, directed by Deco Dawson and released in 2012.[1] The film is a tribute to Jean Benoît, a Canadian artist often credited as "the last surrealist".[1]

The film premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, where it won the Toronto International Film Festival Award for Best Canadian Short Film.[2] TIFF subsequently named the film to its year-end Canada's Top Ten list of short films.[3] The film was a shortlisted Canadian Screen Award finalist for Best Short Documentary Film at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards.[4]


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