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Quand on fait don de soi-même

Quand on fait don de soi-même

| 5 min

Mohammed et Yulanda Faris sont des mécènes généreux et dévoués. Ce court métrage documentaire recrée l’esprit du Montréal des années 1950, les débuts de leur relation et leur passion pour la musique et la danse. « Si nous dansions tous davantage, nous serions plus heureux », estime Yulanda Faris.

  • recipient
    Mohammed Faris
    Yulanda Faris
  • None
    Lynne Stopkewich
    Michael Antonakos
    Tara Nazemi
    Kerry Uchida
    Jennifer Macleish-Lewis
    Carla Miranda
    DBC Sound Inc.
    Deluxe Vancouver
  • direction
    Lynne Stopkewich
  • producer
    Selwyn Jacob
  • director of photography
    Gregory Middleton
  • editor
    Lisa Binkley
  • VFX supervisor
    Lisa Robison
  • original music
    Don MacDonald
  • artistic director
    Tony Devenyi
  • location sound recorder
    Brent Calkin
  • 1st assistant camera
    Nicholas McKenzie
  • chief electrician
    Sean Rooney
  • head grip
    David Kershaw
  • grip
    Jessica Andrein Uribe
  • costumes
    Maria Livingstone
  • makeup
    Tiffany Easton
  • hairstylist
    Amber Porter
  • production assistant
    Anu Sahota
    Damian Kuehn
    Louvens Remy
  • sound mixer
    Bill Sheppard
  • mix technician
    Peter Eliuk
  • production coordinator
    Jennifer Roworth
  • technical coordinator
    Wes Machnikowski
  • production supervisor
    Kathryn Lynch
  • program administrator
    Bruce Hagerman
  • executive producer
    Tracey Friesen


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Ages 14 to 15

Civics/Citizenship - Citizen Responsibilities
Health/Personal Development - Healthy Relationships

This film begins by showing Muhammed and Yulanda Faris’s devotion to the arts and culture and then engages the viewer in a discussion of the vital role of generosity in sustaining the life of a couple. These two people are patrons of the arts and their life as a couple has grown stronger because of their support for culture. How great a role does an individual play in cultural development? Do ethnic or other differences create obstacles that hinder a healthy relationship? Does a couple need to share passionate interests for love to grow?

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