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Montreal, mon amour, mon histoire
A five-part series
on the history of Montreal
The River and Its Island
Cradle of Industry
Around the Mountain
Street of Immigrants
The Age of Lights
Previous films (1995 - 2010)
BLACK WAVE: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez
The epic struggle of the fishers of Cordova, Alaska, for recognition of the true human and environmental impact of the biggest environmental disaster in North American history and for fair compensation by Exxon. Profiling Alaska marine biologist Riki Ott and the people of Cordova.
Directed by Robert Cornelier, Writtten by Robert Cornelier and Paul Carvalho.
Produced by Paul Carvalho and Robert Cornelier for Macumba Films.
Broadcast on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the spill (March 2009) on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Nature of Things with David Suzuki and on Radio-Canada’s Découverte.
Nominated for 2 Gemeau and 2 Gemini awards.
Winner, Best Director – Robert Cornellier, 2009.
Distributed by Film Transit. Broadcast by ABC (Australia) and Planet Green (USA).
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