Hommage a la ville de Québec

Hommage a la ville de Québec

celebrons 400 ans d'histoire = Tribute to Quebec city : celebrating 400 years of history

DVD - 2008 | French
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Carnival of Quebec: This colourful archival record of Quebec City's Winter Carnival shows that many popular events of today--pageants, parades, boat races, folk dancing, fireworks, and torchlight skiing--were also favourites 50 years ago.
The Caleche driver: A tongue-in-cheek archival film documenting a day in the life of a veteran horse-drawn carriage driver. Though the tourists that flock to the historic avenues of the Old City have changed considerably, the Old World charm of Quebec City is timeless.
Dreams of a land: Animated drawings illustrate the life and explorations of Samuel de Champlain, founder of Quebec City. The film follows Champlain from his first ambtions to map the New World and discover a passage to the sea, to his later dreams for New France.
My park, my plains: Created to mark the centenary of the National Battlefields Commission is part of Quebec City's 400th anniversary, this film blends archival images and original footage to convey the major historical moments and the many uses of the Plains of Abraham over the years.
Forever Quebec: Director Jean-Claude Labrecque captures the Quebec City of his childhood in this love letter to his hometown, which is still a beacon of French culture in North America today.
Samuel de Champlain (Quebec 1603): Footage of Quebec City locations and the artwork of well-known Quebec animator Frederic Back are used to tell the tale of Champlain's life in New France--from his first explorations and settlement to his death in 1635.
The fate of America: Two well-known artists--a filmmaker and a playwright--look at various aspects of the story of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham. Whose version should prevail? Is history best served by documentary or fiction?
Madwoman of God: This documentary explores the life and accomplishments of Marie de l'Incarnation, a nun who founded the Ursuline convent in Quebec City in 1639. A personal portrait of this enigmatic figure is created though her letters, the views of historians and brilliant dramatizations by actory Marie Tifo.
Walls of memory: A wealth of archival images offers a glimpse of Quebec City's social history, in this tribute to French Canada's first classical college, the Seminary of Quebec.
Publisher: [Montreal, Quebec] : Canadian Heritage : National Film Board of Canada, c2008.
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 317 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w segments ;,4 3/4 in. +,1 Films et guide d'enseignement = Teacher's guide and films (8, 8 p.).
Additional Contributors: National Film Board of Canada


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