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Zéro tolérance

2004 1 h 15 min
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Ce long métrage documentaire s’attaque au phénomène du profilage racial. À travers divers témoignages, la cinéaste d’origine tunisienne se penche sur les relations tendues entre policiers et groupes minoritaires à Montréal.

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Zéro tolérance

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Ce long métrage documentaire s’attaque au phénomène du profilage racial. À travers divers témoignages, la cinéaste d’origine tunisienne se penche sur les relations tendues entre policiers et groupes minoritaires à Montréal.
This work contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • direction
    Michka Saäl
  • producer
    Yves Bisaillon
  • research
    Michka Saäl
    Nathalie St-Pierre
  • None
    Michka Saäl
    Sylvestre Guidi
    Olivier Calvert
    Patrice Cohen
    Alain Tremblay
    Geneviève Lapointe
    Louise Overy
    Stack
  • participation
    Maurice Chalom
    Badr Zouine
    Junior Damas
    Rafaël Perez
    Liuma Michelet
    Tricia Henry
    Yacine Belhadj
    José Sermeno
    Camilo Roumer
    Marie-Célie Agnant
    John Dalzell
    Perry Calpeto
    Joan Quicano
    Ronald Lemus
    Paulo Andrade
    Stanley Thomas
    Carlos Villanueva
    Bruno Andrade
    Manuel Morga
    Alexandre Popovic
    Roderick Carreon
    Gladys Charmant
    Fady Dagher
    Florence Darius
    Edouard Anglade
    Robert Milord
    Éric La Penna
    Nourredine Elmzem
    Laurent Lisio
    P.L. Bouchard
    Joseph Rosemond
    Jean-Ernest Célestin
    Jean-Pierre Auger
    Estelle Landry
    Luc Demers
    Jean Pendelton
    Amir El Alfy
    Georges Lamirande
  • sound
    Pierre Bertrand
  • picture editing
    Michel Giroux
  • sound editor
    Francine Poirier
  • direction assistant
    Jelena Popovic
  • production direction
    Jelena Popovic
  • chief electrician
    Robert Courtemanche
    Bob McKenna
  • script advisor
    Bruno Baillargeon
  • supplementary footage
    Alfonso Maiorana
    Vincent Chimisso
    Ali Reggab
    Bruno Baillargeon
    Jelena Popovic
  • camera assistant
    François Tessier
  • additional editing
    Jelena Popovic
  • supplementary sound
    François Guérin
    Dimitri Médard
    Marco Fania
    Juan Gutiérrez
    Jean-Denis Daoust
  • sound effects creation
    Lise Wedlock
  • original music
    La Main Froide
  • translation
    Robert Gray
  • subtitling
    Robert Gray
  • editing technical support
    Danielle Raymond
    Ochelle Greenidge
    Martine Forget
  • online editing
    Sylvain Desbiens
    Denis Gathelier
  • sound mixer
    Serge Boivin
  • film research
    Ginette Lavigne
  • marketing officer
    David Boisclair
  • administrator
    Denise DesLauriers
  • administrative team
    Hélène Regimbal
    Lise Lévesque
    Marie-Josée Lavoie
  • technical coordinator
    Jean-François Laprise
    Brigitte Sénéchal
  • delegate producer
    Johanne Bergeron
  • executive producer
    Yves Bisaillon

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Ages 13 to 18
This film provides a superb opportunity to look at difficult themes such as racism within police forces. What role do factors such as “ethnic” appearance and socio-economic status play in how people are treated by authority figures? What is racial profiling, and can its use be justified? What are the influences of well-meaning anti-racism and anti-discrimination laws in the daily lives of authority figures? Is our society as democratic, just, and egalitarian as we would like to think? Are there Canadian parallels to the problems of integrating youth that France has experienced? What are the similarities and differences between the two?
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