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Centre de la francophonie

The Centre de la francophonie in collaboration with Speaking Place has just made possible a French version of the documentary Réveil-Waking Up French. You can find it at www.wakingupfrench.com Stay tuned for a schedule of public screenings.

The Centre de la francophonie des Amériques helps promote and highlight a French-speaking community focused on the future of the French language in the midst of cultural diversity by reinforcing and enriching relations and encouraging give and take among French-speakers and Francophiles in America.


A teacher's guide to the film is now available. It includes historical and cultural background overviews, bibliographies, web sites for further research, and topics and questions to guide use of the film in the classroom. Please see "Copies-Schools and Libraries" for ordering information. The Teacher's Guide was prepared by by Dr. Eileen M. Angelini , Chair, Department of Modern Languages, Canisius College and winner of several prizes for excellence in teaching and promoting French Language and culture.


A review of REVEIL also by Dr. Angelini recently appeared in the The French Review, Vol. 81, No. 4, March 2008, pp 790-791.


Réveil to play daily at the Jean Lafitte National Historical and Preservation Park Layafette, LA


Réveil was presented at Université de La Sorbonne, Paris France, January 30, 2006 with a workshop in documentary filmmaking by Ben Levine.

HOW TO BUY COPIES OF RÉVEIL

DVD copies of Réveil -Waking Up French and Si Je comprends bien (If I really understand) – the 1980  documentary about Quebec’s Quiet Revolution that preceded Réveil,  are available to educational institutions, libraries, and for home use.

You may order copies by downloading an order form, completing the information, and sending it to our address, or you may contact us via e-mail or phone. We  accept checks in US funds. Schools and Libraries may use Purchase Orders.

Contact: Ben Levine - Watching Place Productions
P.O. Box 905, Rockland, ME 04841 USA
(207) 594-9988
watchingplace@gmail.com

Please Note:
There are some restrictions on the use of copies.

Copies sold for Home Use may only be used for personal viewing and may not be used in classroom or educational settings, or for community shows.

Teachers who buy copies for personal use may not use them in the classroom. Order from the Library form.

Copy Prices and Order Forms :

Home Use:

Réveil $ 30.00 (DVD)

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Si Je comprends bien $ 20.00 (DVD)

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Libraries and Public Schools

Réveil $ 65.00 (DVD)

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Select Your Language

Si Je comprends bien $ 40.00 (DVD)

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    - Teacher's Guide, by Dr. Eileen M. Angelini $ 5.00

Colleges:

Réveil $ 200.00 (DVD)
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Select Your Language

Si Je comprends bien $ 100.00 (DVD)
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Shipping and handling $ 10.00 per order

To read about another documentary by Ben Levine and watch a trailer, click here