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Societes : Societies and Their Languages / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorBBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©1996.
Description1 streaming video file (14 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Portion of title Societies and Their Languages
Series The French Experience, Series 2
French Experience ; Series 2. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Savoir Dire: Discussing Things (1:18) -- Savoir Dire: Giving One's Opinion (1:09) -- Savoir Entendre: How Much Can You Understand? (0:56) -- Infos: Creole Language (0:13) -- Rencontres: Creole a Language on the Way Up (2:29) -- Infos: Quebec (0:18) -- Savoir Dire: Stating Your Position (0:57) -- Infos: Quebec (0:13) -- Savoir Dire: Defending a Point of View (2:08) -- Infos: Native Communities of Quebec (0:14) -- Rencontres: The Montagnais People (3:06) -- Credits: Societies and Their Languages (0:27)
Abstract Should Creole be on an equal footing with French in Guadeloupe? Should Quebec, Canada's French-speaking province, be a sovereign country? In this program, Guadeloupeans and Quebecois give their opinions and defend their different points of view on language-related issues that touch upon the core identities of their societies. The video also considers the divergent views of the formerly nomadic Montagnais people of Quebec as to whether the Innu reserve of Mani-Utenam is a true village or merely a corral for First Nations. Does a legal document define a village, or does its strong sense of community?
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 09, 2011.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 6 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
LanguageIn French.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd., 1996.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number43466s Films Media Group
Publisher number43475 Films Media Group

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