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A Requiem for the Canadian Dream

Catalogue Number:  LM0011
Producer:  LeMay Media
Directors:  Lemay, Matt
Producing Agencies:  LeMay Media
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, First Nations Studies, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  11:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

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A Requiem for the Canadian Dream: A Requiem for the Canadian Dream is a new short documentary film by LeMay Media. The film explores the history and impact of the Canadian residential school system through a collection of interviews with some of Canada's most influential Indigenous leaders. Beautifully shot with a haunting soundtrack. A Requiem for the Canadian Dream provides valuable insights into the Canadian residential school experience and shines a light into this dark chapter of Canadian history. Includes key interviews with First Nation leaders and educators Shawn Atleo, Dr. Mike Degagné, Dr. Marie Wilson, and Phil Fontaine.

Filmmaker Bio: An award-winning Métis filmmaker, Matt LeMay is an innovator in the field of educational documentary film. He has channelled his passion for addressing social issues that impact First Nations and Métis communities into documentaries that showcase the power of Indigenous storytelling and the importance of protecting the natural environment.

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