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Log House

Log House

This film is about the building of a traditional log cabin in Québec. It starts with the tree and finishes with the housewarming. While it is not a realistic housing option for many Canadians, it does provide encouragement for all of us to re-examine the resources around us that we may not be using effectively, if at all.


Credits
  • director
    Michael Rubbo
    Andreas Poulsson
  • producer
    Roman Bittman
  • executive producer
    Colin Low
  • camera
    Andreas Poulsson
  • sound
    Jacques Chevigny
    Claude Delorme
    Claude Chevalier
  • editing
    Les Halman
  • sound editing
    André Galbrand
  • music
    Ben Low

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Education

Ages 13 to 15

English Language Arts - Journalism
Languages - English as a Second Language

Have students watch the film in their mother tongue, and then write a text in their second language. They must write a detailed description, respecting the steps shown in the film, listing all the stages in the construction of a log cabin. The text must be detailed and accurate enough so that anyone who has not seen the film would be able to succeed in building a cabin.

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