Beauty Day

His cable access television show, The Cap'n Video Show, ran from 1990 to 1995, spawning a small but loyal cult following. Each week Ralph Zavadil performed a series of idiotic and occasionally dangerous stunts, challenging the sensibilities of his small Southern Ontario audience. With the advent of the internet and reality television still years away, his unique brand of gross-out stunt comedy was truly ahead of its time. All it took was a broken neck for him to get noticed.

It's going to be a Beauty Day

Feature Documentary | The Movie Network; Movie Central | 2011

Awards

  • Best Documentary, Flyway Film Festival, 2011

Festivals

  • Canadian Front, MoMA, 2011
  • Philadelphia Cinefest, 2011
  • Hot Docs, 2011
  • Open Roof - Toronto, 2011
  • Canada Days Film Festival - Waterloo, 2011
  • Gimli Film Festival - Gimli, 2011
  • Just For Laughs Film Festival - Montréal, 2011
  • Possible Worlds - Sydney's Canadian Film Festival, 2011
  • Rooftop Films - Philadelphia, 2011
  • Dark Bridges Film Festival - Saskatoon, 2011
  • Bergen International Film Festival, 2011
  • Zurich Film Festival, 2011
  • Flyway Film Festival, Stockholm, WI, 2011
  • Yukon Film Society, 2012
  • Salem Film Fest, 2012
  • Byron Bay Film Festival, 2012
  • Crossroads Film Festival - Jacksonville, Mississippi, 2012
  • Portugal Underground Film Festival, 2012