This visual love letter crafted by filmmaker Luc Bourdon uses clips from 120 NFB films to pay tribute to the city of Montreal in the '50s and '60s, with hat tips to its famous figures, places and residents.
Ages 11 to 17
History - Canada 1946-1991
History and Citizenship Education - Modernization of Quebec Society (1929-1980)
What was Montreal like in the 1950s and 1960s? What were its distinguishing features? What was the role of the Catholic Church? What kinds of transportation were most common? Did cultural life seem to play an important role? What were the working-class neighbourhoods like? This film is an ideal tool for studying the structure and dynamics of life in Montreal on the cusp of the Quiet Revolution.