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Léonard Forest, cinéaste et poète - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB538090
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Jacques Turgeon, France Gallant
Directors:  Rodolphe Caron
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal), Productions Appalaches (Edmundston)
Subject:  Arts, Canadian History, Canadian Literature, Civics, Diversity, Documentary, French, History, Language Arts, Literature
Language:  French
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2006
Running Time:  52:20
Closed Captions:  Yes

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In Léonard Forest, cinéaste et poète, a French-speaking pioneer of Canadian cinema talks about his life as poet and filmmaker, fifty years after his made his first film. This documentary by Rodolphe Caron is both portrait and self portrait, showing an Acadian artist who expresses his thoughts with intelligence and humility. We meet an avant-garde filmmaker who dared put women and artists in the limelight, and who offered a panoramic vision of contemporary Acadia. In French with English subtitles.

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