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From Sherbrooke to Brooks - Inside a Migration Corridor

From Sherbrooke to Brooks - Inside a Migration Corridor

| 1 h 7 min

This documentary travels the migration corridor forged between Sherbrooke, Quebec, and the town of Brooks, Alberta, by French-speaking Africans. Most have come from the Democratic Republic of Congo, some by way of refugee camps in Uganda and Tanzania. Unable to find employment in Quebec, they travelled out West. An interweaving of personal stories and the filmmaker’s own trips back and forth through the corridor offer an honest look at how much work is yet to be done to successfully integrate these newcomers.

  • participant
    Angèle Juma
    Désiré Kiana
    Estela Kasaba
    Jean Kazadi
  • writer
    Roger Parent
  • director
    Roger Parent
  • producer
    Dominic Desjardins
  • script consultant
    Paulin Mulatris
  • camera
    James Gray
    René Collins
    Richard Tremblay
  • location sound
    Pierre Bouchard
    Ron Osiowy
  • editing
    Annie Jean
  • original music
    Marc Beaulieu
    Estelle Lavoie
  • research
    Paulin Mulatris
  • archival research
    Doris Lapierre
  • production manager
    Valérie Lavoie
    Marie-France Guerrette Dempsey
  • assistant editor
    Joëlle Arseneau
  • sound editing
    Daniel Toussaint
  • assistant sound editor
    Francis Gauthier
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • musician
    Marc Beaulieu
    Estelle Lavoie
    Diely Mori Tounkara
    Salif Sanou
    Sadio Sissokho
    Jeff Smallwood
  • online editing
    Serge Verreault
  • infographics
    Mélanie Bouchard
  • titles
    Mélanie Bouchard
  • sound mixing
    Serge Boivin
  • marketing manager
    Geneviève Bérard
  • administrator
    Geneviève Duguay
  • studio manager
    Alexandrine Torres de Figueiredo
  • production coordinator
    Laura Bergeron
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Claveau
    Mira Mailhot
  • technical support
    Pierre Dupont
    Marcus Matyas
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
  • legal counsel
    Peter Kallianiotis
  • executive producer
    Dominic Desjardins



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Ages 14 to 18

Diversity - Diversity in Communities
History and Citizenship Education - Issues in Society Today
Social Studies - Communities in Canada/World

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