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The Secret Order

Phil Comeau
2022 | 1 h 24 min
Phil Comeau shines a spotlight on the Ordre de Jacques-Cartier, a powerful secret society that operated from 1926 to 1965, infiltrating every sector of Canadian society and forging the fate of French-language communities. Through never-before-heard testimony from former members of the Order, along with historically accurate dramatic reconstructions, this film paints a gripping portrait of the social and political struggles of Canadian francophone-minority communities.

Awards and distinctions

  • Documentary Feature Special Jury Award
    Cinema on the Bayou, Lafayette
  • Mention spéciale
    International Francophone Film Festival in Acadie, Moncton
  • Prix du public Coup de coeur
    International Francophone Film Festival in Acadie, Moncton