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Standing Tall

2015 23 min
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In this short documentary, three French-speaking women (from Senegal, Mexico and Belgium) examine their own experiences as immigrants in Vancouver, where they raise their children alone. With strength and resilience, these women take up the challenge of rebuilding their lives to provide a “new world of possibility” for their children, while seeking to find their place in Canadian society.

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Standing Tall

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In this short documentary, three French-speaking women (from Senegal, Mexico and Belgium) examine their own experiences as immigrants in Vancouver, where they raise their children alone. With strength and resilience, these women take up the challenge of rebuilding their lives to provide a “new world of possibility” for their children, while seeking to find their place in Canadian society.
  • participant
    Marie Ka
    Virginie Kip
    Cécilia Lopez Martinez Cairo
  • writer
    Marie Ka
  • director
    Marie Ka
  • producer
    Dominic Desjardins
  • script consultant
    Luc Bourdon
  • production manager
    Christine Beaudry
    Carmen Kerr
  • director of photography
    Martin Berthiaume
    Chris Oben
    Scott Wilson
  • location sound
    Stephane Bourgeault
  • editing
    Jean Baillargeon
  • original music
    Daniel Toussaint
  • original soundtrack
    Daniel Toussaint
  • sound editing
    Daniel Toussaint
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • narration
    Marie Ka
  • set director
    Natalie Hamel-Roy
  • narration recording studio
    Studio Amplitude Postproduction
  • transcription
    Louise Larouche
  • translation
    Vision Globale
    Centre national de sous-titrage
  • subtitles
    Vision Globale
    Centre national de sous-titrage
  • online editing
    Yannick Carrier
  • sound mixing
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • titles
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • marketing manager
    Karine Sévigny
  • administrator
    Geneviève Duguay
  • studio manager
    Alexandrine Torres de Figueiredo
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Claveau
  • executive producer
    Dominic Desjardins

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