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Contes d'une grossophobie ordinaire

Contes d'une grossophobie ordinaire

| 23 min

Qu’est-ce que la grossophobie et comment faire pour la surmonter ? Porté par des illustrations et de multiples témoignages douloureux et percutants, Contes d’une grossophobie ordinaire illustre l’effet psychologique chez les adolescentes de la discrimination et de l’intimidation basées sur le poids.


Credits
  • participation
    Elizabeth Dettmer
    Maja Eklund
  • voice
    Anaïs Delhomelle
    Tayna V. Lavoie
    N'Nabintou Touré
    Yasmine Hadid
  • script
    Josiane Blanc
  • research
    Josiane Blanc
  • direction
    Josiane Blanc
  • writer/consultant
    Danielle Sturk
  • narration
    Josiane Blanc
  • None
    Devon Burns
    Aliou Diallo
    Louise Naubert
    Eggplant Picture & Sound
  • location sound
    Ty Bertrand
  • picture editing
    Pauline Decroix
  • illustrations
    Emanuelle Dufour
  • original music
    Mathieu Dandurand
  • production direction
    Sarah Kravetz
  • sound editing
    Mélanie Gauthier
  • sound effects creation
    Stéphane Cadotte
  • post-sync effects recording
    Luc Léger
  • musician
    Mathieu Dandurand
  • finishing editor
    Denis Pilon
  • digital imaging
    Mélanie Bouchard
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • subtitling
    MELS
  • sound mixer
    Isabelle Lussier
  • marketing officer
    Judith Lessard-Bérubé
  • administrator
    Alexandrine Torres de Figueiredo
  • delegate producer
    Alexandrine Torres de Figueiredo
  • production coordinator
    Sara Sajedi
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Claveau
    Mira Mailhot
  • technical support
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
  • legal counsel
    Peter Kallianiotis
  • producer
    Denis McCready
  • executive producer
    Denis McCready

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Education

Ages 15 to 18

Mini-Lesson - Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia

Health/Personal Development - Bullying & Discrimination
Health/Personal Development - Human Growth and Development
Health/Personal Development - Mental Health/Stress/Suicide

Guiding Question: Think critically about how we perceive people based on looks alone. How might these judgements limit our thinking, and what can we do to change our thinking and the thinking of others?

Before watching the film, ask students to take a moment to think about their own biases towards people of size. What do they think about these people? Do they have any prejudices towards them? Are there any larger people in their circle and how do they see themselves? Are they preoccupied by their physical appearance?

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