Supporting a distinguished festival in Rouyn-Noranda

Supporting a distinguished festival in Rouyn-Noranda (1 min 08 s)

Added on December 4, 2017

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For 36 years, the Festival du Cinéma International has drawn big names from everywhere to Rouyn-Noranda. Supporting a festival that makes a difference in the regions. That's the Desjardins difference.

  

Supporting a distinguished festival in Rouyn-Noranda (1 min 08 s)

Added on December 4, 2017 | Desjardins Group

Note: The information in brackets describes the visual and audio content of the video, and the rest of the text corresponds to the dialogue.

[Text on screen: The Desjardins Difference No. 07]

[Image: Black and white mosaic of participants’ faces]

[Background music: guitar]

[Text on screen: For 36 years, the Festival du Cinéma International has drawn big names to Rouyn-Noranda.]

[Image on screen: Movie theatre]

Jean-François Perron: The international film festival was a real trailblazer here in Abitibi-Témiscamingue.

[Text on screen: Jean-François Perron, teacher and filmmaker]

Jacques Matte: At the time, events like this were unheard of outside the big centres.

[Text on screen: Jacques Matte, chair and co-founder]

[Overlay image of hydroplane flying across the screen]

[Audio: Sound of a hydroplane]

Martin Guérin: World cinema, international films.

[Text on screen: Martin Guérin, teacher and filmmaker]

Maude Labrecque-Denis: It’s a real showcase for the region.

[Text on screen: Maude Labrecque-Denis, screenwriter and producer]

Éric Morin: When you open up to the rest of the world, anything’s possible.

[Text on screen: Éric Morin, filmmaker]

[Overlay image of satellite sending out a signal]

[Audio: Satellite noise]

Jean-François Perron: As a student, I won the Bourse de la relève Desjardins.

[Overlay image of a first-place ribbon]

[Audio: Tada!]

Martin Guérin: I’ve shown 2 films here.

Maude Labrecque-Denis: The festival was a big milestone in my film career. It’s going to stay with me for a long time.

[Audio: Cheering]

Jacques Matte: Over the years, young filmmakers have come back.

[Overlay image of hydroplane flying back across the screen]

[Audio: Sound of a hydroplane]

Martin Guérin: The international film festival has really helped open our minds.

Éric Morin: It’s always been a nice mix of fun and discovery.

Jean-François Perron: In part, the festival has helped me become a filmmaker.

[Overlay image of a clapperboard]

[Audio: Sound of clapperboard closing]

Jacques Matte: It’s about the filmmakers, the public, the region.

[Overlay image of a rolling movie film and evergreen trees at the bottom of the screen]

[Audio: Sound of a film projector]

[Audio: Cheering]

Maude Labrecque-Denis: For me, the festival represents the kind of determination and creativity that’s a driving force here.

[Text on screen: DETERMINATION CREATIVITY]

[Text on screen: Supporting a festival that makes a difference in the regions.]

[Text on screen: That’s the Desjardins difference.]

[Background music: guitar]

[Image on screen: Desjardins logo]

[Audio: Desjardins musical motif]

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