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Le soleil perdu

Le soleil perdu

| 29 min

Tourné dans les plaines d'Alberta, ce court métrage documentaire montre pour la première fois la Danse du Soleil. Véritable document ethnologique, il raconte par la bouche de Pete-qui-va-tout-seul, jeune Indien qui appartient au pétrole et aux superstructures d'acier, le drame d'une civilisation qui meurt.

  • director
    Colin Low
  • script
    Colin Low
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • editing
    Tom Daly
  • photography
    John Spotton
    Dalton Muir
  • sound
    Erik Nielsen
  • sound editing
    Kathleen Shannon
  • sound mixer
    George Croll
  • consultant
    Jim Whitebull
  • narration
    Yvon Thiboutot
  • music
    Eldon Rathburn


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Ages 16 to 17

Indigenous Studies - History/Politics
Indigenous Studies - Identity/Society
Indigenous Studies - Issues and Contemporary Challenges
Media Education - Documentary Film

Teachers of media, filmmaking, and Native Studies can initiate projects exploring: representation of First Nations in old documentaries; the contrast between the film and the present Blood Indian culture; and the effects of film conventions such as close-ups, music, and narration. Extend research into today's First Nations - locations, rituals, religion, and lifestyles. Students can research Native dances and their origins, and present their knowledge to the class through performance.

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