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Bonjour! Shalom! - Hassidic Jews and Their French-Qu├ębecois Neighbors
A small municipality in Montreal finds two very different cultures living side by side: Hassidic Jews and their mostly French-speaking neighbors. Intent on preserving their religious traditions, the Hassidim meet outsiders with a kind of protective wall. Misunderstanding the Hassidic…
Cricket and Parc-Ex: A Love Story - Immigrants and Sports in a Vibrant Canadian Neighbourhood
This film takes us inside the world of cricket and the daily life of Montreal's Parc Extension - one of Canada's poorest yet most vibrant immigrant neighbourhoods. Little known in French Canada (Quebec), cricket has hundreds of millions of fans…
More Than Half the Sky - Social Work in China
This film documents a unique development project that bought social work practice to rural women in China. The project was initiated by the Faculty of Social Work of Canada's University of Manitob in collaboration with China's Women's University and the…
Giota's Journey - Living with Cerebral Palsy
An intimate portrait of Giota Boussios, a 48-year-old Montreal woman, born with cerebral palsy. Warm, good humoured, acutely sensitive and keenly intelligent, Giota is restricted to a wheelchair and unable to speak. She has learned to communicate through an intriguing…
Whole Person Care - The Need for a Paradigm Shift in Health Care
This film is an adaptation of the closing Plenary Lecture of McGill University's 2012 International Congress on Palliative Care - delivered by Dr. Balfour Mount, the father of North American Palliative Care. Dr. Mount explores the challenges that define suffering…