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Peggy Baker en quatre phrases

Peggy Baker en quatre phrases

| 5 min

« L’une des métaphores fondamentales de la danse est la transformation, tout simplement », explique Peggy Baker alors que son image se fond dans une rafale de dessins aux contours flous et de giclées d’encre. Conçu à la suite d’un entretien particulier avec la renommée danseuse et chorégraphe canadienne, Peggy Baker en quatre phrases mêle astucieusement animation et documentaire, recourant à diverses techniques pour rendre hommage à l’œuvre que nous lègue Peggy Baker.

  • recipient
    Peggy Baker
  • direction
    Howie Shia
  • script
    Howie Shia
  • animation
    Howie Shia
    Lillian Chan
  • director of photography
    Alan Poon
  • location sound recorder
    Igal Petel
  • None
    Brendan O'Brien
    Ashley Shields-Muir
    Dafydd Hughes
    Tim Shia
    Matt Hedlin
  • original music
    Tim Shia
  • re-recording engineer
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Luc Léger
  • online editor
    Yannick Carrier
  • technical coordinator
    Julie Laperrière
  • production assistance
    Rachel Punwassie
    Marcus Matyas
  • administration
    Gisèle Guilbault
    Rosalina Di Sario
  • marketing officer
    Mia Desroches
    Kay Leung
  • executive producer
    David Verrall
  • producer
    Michael Fukushima


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Ages 12 to 17

Arts Education - Dance
History and Citizenship Education - Culture and Currents of Thought (1500-present)
Media Education - Film Animation

Baker describes dance as transformation. Who/what do you think it transforms, and why? Discuss dance as a way to connect to the “vivid experiences of your physical body” in everyday life; students provide further examples. Discuss Baker’s idea that inhabiting a place is less significant than inhabiting one’s physical self. How does the use of animation influence the film? Can the students identify the Four Phrases (from the film’s title)?

Peggy Baker en quatre phrases
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