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09 - 19 Nov. 2017

Creative Youth Program

Creative Youth Program

Since 2013, the RIDM has produced three interactive works in educational settings.

The pilot project Sans cell, trop cruel  introduced students at Montreal’s Jeanne-Mance high school to every facet of webdocumentary production. The project is about the students’ relationship with their mobile phones at home, among friends and at school, where the devices are strictly prohibited. The project was led by director Marie-Claude Fournier.

In 2015, with Intersections, students at Amos school explored their neighbourhood and talked about peaceful coexistence, preconceptions and prejudices as a way of demystifying Montréal-Nord. Catherine Therrien and Nadine Gomez led the students in their adventure.

In 2016, social pressures around teens’ career choices are the focus of a project involving every student at Eurêka high school, where the 43 students are asking themselves whether their future is set or uncertain. Marie-Claude Fournier is leading the production of Futur, pas sûr, designed for mobile platforms.

 

Creative worshops are made possible by the support of:

Pliab, Folklore, byHAUS, Entreprises Vidéo Service, Premium Beat, Bande à Part, Prim and supported by programme La culture à l'école du Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, the Entente sur le développement culturel de Montréal (ministère de la Culture et des Communications and the Ville de Montréal), Telefilm Canada and Régie du cinéma.

 

 Discover their creations!

 

2016 - Futur, pas sûr

2015 - Intersections

2014 - Sans cell, trop cruel

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