A commercially-produced DVD entitled, Buffy Sainte-Marie: A Multimedia Life, produced by CineFocus-Paquin Pictures of Toronto, Ontario. This television documentary profiles the life and career of entertainer, artist, activist and philanthropist Buffy Sainte-Marie from her birth in Saskatchewan to the turn of the 21st Century. Included are: memories as an adopted child growing up in Maine; her university experience in Massachusetts; her emergence and international recognition as a singer-songwriter; her advocacy for aboriginal rights; her work on the television series Sesame Street; her adoption into the Piapot family at Piapot First Nation in Saskatchewan; her interest in visual and digital arts; and her philanthropic endeavours through her Cradleboard Teaching Project. Interview subjects include: Buffy Sainte-Marie; Robbie Robertson; John Kay; Dallas Good; Taj Mahal; Eric Andersen; Joni Mitchell; Randy Bachman; Sylvia Tyson; Blair Stonechild; Debbie Piapot; Albert Angus; Floyd Red Crow Westerman; Keith Goulet; Mary Reid; Chuck Wilson; Stig Thornsohn; Todd Jordan; Bill Cosby; and Brenda George.
The executive producer for Buffy Sainte-Marie: A Multimedia Life was Gilles Paquin. It was produced by Joan Prowse and John Bessai, directed and edited by Joan Prowse; written by John Einarson; with Jim Worobec serving as director of photography. The documentary was produced and developed in association with CHUM Television.