Documentary Québékoisie (with English subtitles) Classroom Favourites

Documentary Québékoisie (with English subtitles) Classroom Favourites

They had to go to the other side of the planet, specifically Tibet, to realize it. Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins are a pair of active thirtysomethings with friends all over the world, but they didn’t know what to call the people who have always lived in their home, Quebec. Why are so many Quebecers so ignorant of the First Nations, even though studies show that more than half of them have at least one aboriginal ancestor? Why are clichés and prejudices so persistent? How can the situation be improved? By getting on their bikes and heading out along the North Shore of the St. Lawrence, where they meet all kinds of people (both spontaneously and not), the two young people try to get a firmer grasp on relations between Quebec’s aboriginal and non-aboriginal peoples.

  • 2013
  • 01:21:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/15/2014
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