English Canadian And French Canadian Cinema Analysis

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The author, researcher at University of Toronto, chronologically studies the first one hundred years of both English Canadian and French Canadian cinema to critically examine Canada’s attempt to develop a national cinema and cultural identity. By examining genres of film, the filmmakers, and the political climate at the birth of films, he demonstrates to a non-academic audience that Canadian Cinema (with the exception of Quebec) has been unsuccessful at strengthening Canada’s national cultural identity.
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