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Films de l'Isle (Firm)

Overview
Works: 12 works in 28 publications in 2 languages and 77 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Drama  Documentary films  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Children's films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, C843.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Films de l'Isle (Firm)
Royal bonbon by Charlie Najman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haïti : la fin des chimères?: Shot during the commemorations of the Haitian Bicentennial, this documentary puts into perspective the tragic and burning crisis being lived in Haiti. The current events unfold against a backdrop of Haiti's unique history--the first and only successful slave rebellion establishing the world's first black republic. The opposition movements captured in this documentary beome the catalysts that lead to Aristide's departure
Mesnak( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave, a young urbanite, returns to the reservation to find his biological mother
Les super mémés The super Grannies( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armées de sourires charmants, d'une poésie mordante, de chapeaux à fleurs et d'un trésor d'inventivité, les Raging Grannies et les Mémés déchaînées représentent un défi pour les autorités et un déni pour les stéréotypes. Leur engagement dans la lutte pour la paix, la justice sociale et la protection de l'environnement, fait de ces femmes une véritable source d'inspiration pour les jeunes et les plus âgés."--Conteneur
Ullumi today( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Inuit co-directors ... take a clear and critical look at the major challenges facing their future, their children's future and their society. The importance of the Inuktitut language and education, of economic development, of leadership and the reconciliation between tradition and modernity are at the heart of their preoccupations."
Gabrielle Roy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Gabrielle Roy with dramatized re-enactments, excerpts from her works, and archival film footage. Experts on her works, Francois Ricard and Carol Shields, discuss and analyze the forces that shaped Gabrielle Roy's personality and writing
Ullumi aujourd'hui( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Inuit co-directors take a clear and critical look at the major challenges facing their future, their children's future and their society. The importance of the Inuktitut language and education, of economic development, of leadership and the reconciliation between tradition and modernity are at the heart of their preoccupations
Danser Perreault( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary explores the work of Canadian choreographer Jean-Pierre Perreault. Dancers and collaborators who worked with Perreault speak about his style and artistic concerns; his use of drawings and the importance of visual concepts in his work; his relationships with dancers; his use of costumes; duets in his work; his choreographic process; his interest in vulnerability and awkwardness in performance; the theme of solitude; the experience of performing his works. Commentary is interspersed with excerpts from works by Perreault
Full blast by Rodrigue Jean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans un petit village acadien pauvre et isolé, Steph et Piston perdent leur emploi dans la seule usine disponible, et se retrouvent sans le sou. Désespérés et ne croyant plus en l'avenir, la vie des deux jeunes hommes va alors changer du tout au tout. C'est dans les drogues, l'alcool et le sexe, qu'ils chercheront un autre monde, meilleur celui-là."--Site filmsquebec.com, visionné le 21 juillet 2015
Mes sœurs musulmanes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deux jeunes québécoises engagées, indépendantes d'esprit et bien éduquées, Asmaa Ibnouzahir et Geneviève Lepage sont également deux femmes voilées. Geneviève s'est convertie à l'islam en 2001, suite au 11 septembre. Musulmane d'origine, Asmaa a décidé de pratiquer sa religion "comme elle a été prescrite", en 2004, après avoir vécu les déchirements classiques des enfants d'immigrés. Deux femmes tout à fait à l'image de leur génération et, en même temps, à cause de leurs convictions religieuses, vivant sur une autre planète. Ce documentaire explore une réalité encore méconnue, celle des femmes voilées tentant de reconcilier leur foi à la vie moderne."--Site web Films du 3 mars
Mes soeurs musulmanes My muslim sisters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deux jeunes québécoises engagées, indépendantes d'esprit et bien éduquées, Asmaa Ibnouzahir et Geneviève Lepage sont également deux femmes voilées. Geneviève s'est convertie à l'islam en 2001, suite au 11 septembre. Musulmane d'origine, Asmaa a décidé de pratiquer sa religion "comme elle a été prescrite", en 2004, après avoir vécu les déchirements classiques des enfants d'immigrés. Deux femmes tout à fait à l'image de leur génération et, en même temps, à cause de leurs convictions religieuses, vivant sur une autre planète. Ce documentaire explore une réalité encore méconnue, celle des femmes voilées tentant de reconcilier leur foi à la vie moderne."--Site web Films du 3 mars
La savane américaine( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ullumi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Evie Mark, Tunu Napartuk, Lena and Qajaaq Ellsworth, the Inuit co-directors of the documentary film Ullumi, take a clear and critical look at the major challenges facing their future, their children's future, and their society. The importance of the Inuktitut language and education, of economic development, of leadership and the reconciliation between tradition and modernity are at the heart of their preoccupations"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Films de l'Isle inc.

Island Filmworks (Firm)

Languages
French (23)

English (5)