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Alphée of the Stars
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directed by Hugo Latulippe, 1973-; produced by Hugo Latulippe, 1973-, Éric de Gheldere, fl. 2012 and Colette Loumède, fl. 1998-2016, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2012), 1 hour 23 mins
Alphee has a rare genetic disorder that hampers her development. Yet she continues to defy medical expectations. In a moving declaration of love for his daughter, filmmaker Hugo Latulippe and his family steal away for a year, focusing on his daughter's learning, so that she can integrate into a regular classroom w...
directed by Hugo Latulippe, 1973-; produced by Hugo Latulippe, 1973-, Éric de Gheldere, fl. 2012 and Colette Loumède, fl. 1998-2016, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2012), 1 hour 23 mins
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They Had Thirteen Children...
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directed by Anika Lirette, fl. 2009; produced by Murielle Rioux-Poirier, fl. 2009 and Maryse Chapdelaine, fl. 1998-2014, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 26 mins
In this short documentary, filmmaker Anika Lirette retraces the unusual life of her Acadian grandparents, who had 13 children. Of the 13, eight had intellectual and physical disabilities - all caused by phenylketonuria, a genetic disorder now known to be easily managed through diet. Through first-person accounts a...
directed by Anika Lirette, fl. 2009; produced by Murielle Rioux-Poirier, fl. 2009 and Maryse Chapdelaine, fl. 1998-2014, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 26 mins
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I'll Find A Way
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directed by Beverly Shaffer, fl. 1977; produced by Yuki Yoshida, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1977), 26 mins
This Oscar®-winning documentary presents Nadia, a 9-year-old girl with spina bifida. Her dream is to attend a regular school, even though she knows other kids will tease her. Wise for her young age, Nadia simply decides that she'll 'find a way to deal with it.' Despite having to overcome many obstacles, Nadia's g...
directed by Beverly Shaffer, fl. 1977; produced by Yuki Yoshida, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1977), 26 mins
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