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Bill Reid

Bill Reid

| 27 min

Ce court métrage documentaire suit le sculpteur sur bois d'origine haida, Bill Reid, alors qu'il s'installe aux îles de la Reine-Charlotte et travaille à la confection d'un mât totémique pour les gens de la communauté de Skidegate. Le film suit les étapes de fabrication jusqu'à l'érection du majestueux totem. En anglais avec sous-titres français.

  • director
    Jack Long
  • producer
    Penni Jacques
    George Johnson
  • executive producer
    John Taylor
  • camera
    Jack Long
    David Geddes
    Rudy Pentisch
  • sound
    Richard Patton
    Robert Young
  • editing
    George Johnson
  • sound editing
    John Knight
  • re-recording
    Barry P. Jones
  • animation
    Svend-Erik Eriksen
  • music
    Fred Stride
    Dave Robbins


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Ages 12 to 17

Indigenous Studies - Identity/Society

Students could research a history of the Haida in British Columbia, especially the art of carving totem poles from the cedars. What do these poles represent for the Haida people? Consider the skills that are involved in making woodcarvings, especially something of this magnitude. Does the fact that the carver uses electrical tools diminish the authenticity of his work?

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