Thursday 7th of June

10:00 a.m. – Studio 43

Les Desgagnés, la conquête du Grand Nord

A film by Vincent Perazio. Production: Multimedia France Production. France  52’  2011.

There is a family particularly well known in the Canadian Arctic. Every single village, every community knows about the Desgagnés. Since the 17th century this family has built ships, sailed and written about the naval history of Quebec and Canadian Arctic. From its native Saint-Jospeh- de-la-Rive, their cradle, to Iqaluit, across Montreal, let’s follow the footsteps of Rosaire, Marcellin, Yvan, Claude and all the other ones…