CoPro - The Documentary Marketing Foundation in association with Israel’s Channel 1’s Programming Divisions, the Documentary Department present:
Homage to Radio Canada TV Network
CoPro 13 - The Israeli Documentary Market of 2011 puts Canada in the limelight. As part of our homage to Radio Canada - the public TV channel of French Canada, and to Mr. Jean Pelletier, the Channel’s Head of Actuality and Documentary Contents, Israel’s Channel 1 and the Tel-Aviv Cinematheque will be screening the best of their documentaries.
Festive opening on Tuesday, May 24, 19:00 at the Tel-Aviv Cinematheque, under the auspices of the Ambassador of Canada to Israel, His Excellency Paul Hunt and attended by Mr. Jean Pelletier.
19:15 to 19:50 - Reception held in the theater foyer.
20:00 to 21:30 - Screening of the highly acclaimed film Up the Yangtze to be followed by Mr. Pat Ferns, CEO of Ferns Productions Ltd., interviewing Mr. Pelletier.
Up The Yangtz
Director: Yung Chang.
Producers: Mila Aung-Thwin, Jhon Christou, Germaine Wong.
(90 min English.Hebrew subtitles)
”Up the Yangtze” is a film on life in modern China. The Yangtze is about to be transformed to the biggest hydroelectric dam in history. a film about a family displaced by environmental change.
Reel Injun (2010)
Wednesday, May 25, 19:00 (Hall 1)
Director: Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge, Jeremiah Hayes (63 min. English)
Producers: Catherine Bainbridge,Christina Fon, Linda Ludwick
“Reel Injun” is an entertaining and insightful look at the Hollywood Indian, exploring the portrayal of North American Natives and traceing the evolution of cinema’s depiction of Native people from the silent film era to present day.”
Worlds Apart (2009)
Thursday, May 26, 18:45 (Hall 2)
Director: Jon Kalina (52 min. English)
Producers: Jean-Yves De Banville, Jean Huppe
”Worlds apart” takes us to three migratory walls. For years these have fenced off territories to keep poverty out. These walls and fences are proof that you need not be rich to build a wall or a fence – just better off than the people on the other side.
Love Hate and Propaganda EPISODE 01: The 1930s: The Strongmen (2010)
Thursday, May 26, 17:00 (Hall 1)
Director: Ryszard Hunka (46 min, English)
Producer: Wayne Chang
Radio Canada present the first chapter of a documentary series about the role propaganda played during World War Two. This is the story of Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin and Emperor Hirohito of Japan and how each employed propaganda to gain absolute control over their citizens.
Amos Oz - Straight to the Summer Sun(2010)
Saturday, 28 May 15:00 (Hall 2)
Directors: Yonatan and Masha Tsur. (86 min. Heb English translation)
An Israeli Canadian co production: A portrait of the renowned Israeli author Amos Oz, following his memoir and his political struggle for peace in the Middle East for the last two years.
Lethal Beauty (2009)
Monday 28, May 18:30 (Hall 1)
Director: Paul Carriere (52 min. English, Hebrew subtitles)
Producer: Suzanne Clermont
The composition of beauty products has given rise to many concerns over the last few years. What’s in that shower gel you use - Does your lipstick contain lead - Should you be suspicious of natural cosmetics?
The Tributary documentaries to Radio Canada are going to be shown in cinematheques across Israel