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VTR St-Jacques

VTR St-Jacques

| 26 min

This short film was an experiment in using video recordings and closed circuit television to stimulate social action in a poor Montreal neighbourhood. A citizen's committee filmed people's concerns and then played back the tapes for the community. Upon recognizing their common problems, people began to talk about joint solutions. It proved an important and effective method of promoting social change.


Credits
  • director
    Bonnie Sherr Klein
  • producer
    George C. Stoney
  • camera
    Réo Grégoire
    Roger Rochat
  • sound
    Richard Besse
  • editing
    Ulla Ryghe

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