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Les Mains noires [videorecording (DVD)] : procés de l'esclave incendiaire = Black hands : trial of the arsonist slave
Groupe Intervention Video, Montréal : 2010.

  • 1 of 1 Copy Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Branch Call Number Location Holdable? Status
Welland Main DVD 345.02642 Mai FRENCH French DVD Copy hold / Volume hold Available

The film investigates slavery in Canada through the story of Marie-Josèphe Angélique, a Black slave accused of burning Montreal in 1734. After an epic trial, she was tortured and sentenced to death. But was she really guilty of this crime or was she the victim of a bigger conspiracy? Mixes interviews with historians and theatrical re-enactments to explore a little-known piece of Canadian history.

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Montréal : Groupe Intervention Video, 2010.
  • General Note: In French or English versions; English version contains English narrative with some French dialog with English subtitlesSpecial features: Exclusive interviews with remarkable experts and artists
  • Creation/Production Credits Note: Director, Tetchena Bellange ; script, Bianca Bellange, Tetchena Bellange ; executive producers, Bianca Bellange, Tetchena Bellange ; camera, Bruno Philip, Philippe Lavalette ; editor, Babalou Hamelin ; music, Dmitri Marine ; special collaboration, Roger Cantin.
  • Participant or Performer Note: Historians: Denyse Beaugrand-Champagne, Paul Fehmiu Brown ; tour guide: David Bureau ; starring: Tetchena Bellange, Franck Sylvestre, Sonia Gadbois, Guillaume Cyr, Daniel Desputeau, Sounia Balha, Nicholas Germain-Merchand.

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