My Mother's Village

My Mother's Village

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In a documentary that spans two continents and several generations, acclaimed director John Paskievich delves into the experience of exile and its impact on the human spirit.

Almost fifty years after his family fled Ukraine for freedom in Canada, the filmmaker visits his parents' homeland. It's a place both familiar and foreign. Drawing on his years growing up in Winnipeg, Paskievich explores how children of refugees and immigrants are caught between two worlds. While they struggle to put down roots in a new country, they must also preserve traditions of a distant land they have never known.

Paskievich's journey through Ukraine is interwoven with stories of displacement from other prominent Ukrainian Canadians--authors George Melnyk and Fran Ponomarenko, filmmaker Bohdana Bashuk, director Halya Kuchmij and dancer Lecia Polujan. A rich tapestry of memory and history, My Mother's Village brings to light the humour, anger, joy and complexity of living between borders.

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My Mother's Village, John Paskievich, offert par l'Office national du film du Canada

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Générique
  • réalisateur
    John Paskievich
  • narration - écriture
    John Paskievich
  • caméra
    John Paskievich
    Linda Danchak
  • son
    Robert Hanchar
  • monteur
    Kenneth George Godwin
    John Paskievich
  • compositeur de la musique
    Julian Kytasty
    Richard Moody
  • musicien
    Julian Kytasty
    Richard Moody
  • mixage musique
    Bruce Little
  • assistant de production
    Misha Salo
    Melanie Coad
    Monique Perron
  • caméra additionnelle
    John Whiteway
    François Vincelette
  • prise de son additionnelle
    Norman Dugas
    Marie-France Delagrave
    Steve McNamee
    Per Asplund
    Patrick Skehon
    Sanjay Mehta
    Glenn Hodgins
    Marvin Polanski
  • montage son
    Saul Henteleff
  • None
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
    Mid Canada Production Services Inc.
  • monteur en ligne
    Tony Wytinck
  • services de son
    NFB Montreal
  • administrateur de programme
    Cyndi Forcand
  • superviseur de production
    Scott Collins
  • commis à la production
    Rolande Petit
  • producteur
    Joe MacDonald
  • producteur exécutif
    Graydon McCrea