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  • Author: Lemay, Harding

Date: 1971

Language: en

Find in a Library: 136962

Find Online: OL6344414W

Memoir of famed television soap opera writer and playwright, Harding Lemay. From his tumultuous early youth - one of thirteen children - on a New York farm along the Canadian border, to his lonely escape to New York City at the age of 17 and the…

  • Author: Balthazar, Louis

Date: 2003 fall / 2004 winter

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 36

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the historical and cultural conditions of the North American border between United States and Canada, particularly its shapes between the United States and the province of Québec. The author's argument that the Canada-US border…

  • Author: Johnson, Ronna C.

Date: 2000-01-01

Publication: College Literature

Volume: 27

Language: en

Find in a Library: 38583988, 1791774

Article exploring the self-referential literature of Jack Kerouac as cause, commentary, and resistance to his "Beat Movement" celebrity in the 1950s and 1960s. How Jack's engagement with fame is exercised in his literature, or in other public…

  • Author: Creadick, Anna G.

Date: 2009-12

Publication: Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature

Volume: 42

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60637308

Critical article on the connection between the public reception of the 1950s breakout novel, "Peyton Place," and the attitudes and public persona of its author, Grace Metalious. How Metalious' life might be read in the depictions and trials of her…

  • Author: Boucher, Norman

Date: 1980

Language: English

Find in a Library: 27191804

Read: Read: FULL TEXT

A teacher's guide to accompany 10 half-hour episodes of the children's television program, "The Franco File," produced by the Eastern Educational Television Network and New Hampshire Public Television. This program, designed to improve the…

  • Author: Van de Bogart, Erik

Date: 1976 July/August

Publication: Public Telecommunications Review

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1791074

Essay on Franco American children's public television programming in Maine in the 1970s. Provides historical context for two such programs - "La Machine Magique" and "La Bonne Aventure." The reasoning and goals of this programming, its conceptual…

  • Author: Roy, Suzanne R.

Date: 1974

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 3404725

Read: Watch: ALL EPISODES

French-English bilingual educational television series for children. Designed "to expose the Franco American child to simple elements of his/her culture" (MPBN). Created in 1974 by Project FACTS (Franco-American Children's Television Series);…

  • Author: Simano, Irene

Date: 1974 June 29

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

A presentation of data collected on the pilot programs of a children's French language television series (La Bonne Aventure) produced by the Maine Public Broadcasting Network and created by Project FACTS. Intended as a review and a "validation" of…

  • Author: Blowen, Michael

Date: 1987 February 6

Publication: Boston Daily Globe

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1536853

Review of the documentary film on Jack Kerouac, entitled, "Whatever Happened to Kerouac?" (Richard Lerner and Lewis McAdam, 1987). Film is a biographical portrait of the Lowell, Massachusetts, writer, featuring interviews with Allen Ginsberg, Gregory…

  • Author: Jarmel, Marcia
  • Author: Schneider, Ken

Date: 2010

Language: English (Spanish and Chinese audio and subtitles)

Find in a Library: 435619912

Documentary film on multilingual and multicultural education in the United States. The personal, social, and political implications of teaching in languages other than English, and the complex realities of immigrant families' hopes for their…

  • Author: Dev, Rupa

Date: 2010 September 25

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Article of interview with filmmaker Marcia Jarmel on her and colleague Ken Schneider's new documentary, "Speaking in Tongues," about bilingual education in America. Features a Vimeo linked preview to the film. From the editor of New America Media:…

  • Author: Ornstein, Lisa

Date: 1997

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 3

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 33064369

A list of resources relative to the epic poem "Evangeline" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, compiled by the director of the Acadian Archives at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Contains listings of different published editions of the poem,…

  • Author: Perreault, Denise Arel
  • Author: Samson, Gary

Date: 1977

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 77159416

Theatrical portrayal of a girl seeing her ancestors in their belongings, their letters, and the mills in which they worked. Reenactment of life in the Amoskeag mill complex in Manchester, New Hampshire. Many video clips and photos of that same…

  • Author: Erhman, John

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 78299230

Made-for-TV film adaptation of a novel of the same title by Maine author K.C. McKinnon (pseudonym for Cathie Pelletier). Story of woman's return home, with her son, and her re-entry into the life of a past friend. Set in smalltown Maine. Stars Alicia…

  • Author: Hyde School
  • Author: Brunswick High School
  • Author: Searles, James (project director)
  • Author: Tibbetts, Michelle (student project director)
  • Author: Best, Calvin (student project director)

Date: 1980

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 63898970

Dramatic student portrayal of French Canadian immigration to Maine at the beginning of the twentieth century. Contains scenes of family life in Quebec, dramatic reenactment of work in the mills of Maine, prayer and party in the United States, and…

  • Author: Branham, Robert J.
  • Author: Francoeur, Lynn
  • Author: Surkis, William D.

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: 28185042

From the Lewiston Sun Journal: "The documentary tells the story of a strike that involved thousands of shoe workers and more than a dozen factories in Lewiston and Auburn [Maine]. Seeking higher wages and recognition of their union affiliation with…

  • Author: Chiasson, Herménégilde

Date: 1987

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 40932967

Read: Watch/Regarder: FILM

Part-fiction documentary on the life and works of Jack Kerouac, a writer from Lowell, Massachusetts, most famous for his Beat Generation novel, "On the Road." Pris de l'ONF: "Docufiction sur Jack Kerouac, un des membres les plus importants du…

  • Author: Shatwell, Justin

Date: 2009 November 17

Language: English

Short online streaming video produced by Yankee Magazine. A "Web Exclusive" for the magazine's November/December 2009 edition. A brief look into the city of Lowell, Massachusetts and the man - poet Paul Marion - who has dedicated a public literary…

  • Author: Plante, Chantal
  • Author: Baribeau, Celine

Date: 2010 March 18

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 3190 (BCTV)

A public television broadcast out of Bedford, New Hampshire, "Bonjour" features highlights of Quebec and New England for the purpose of re-educating New Hampshire about the breadth of its French heritage, seen across the state in its Franco…

  • Author: Plante, Chantal
  • Author: Baribeau, Celine

Date: 2010 April 30

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 3227 (BCTV)

The second broadcast of Bedford, New Hampshire's "Bonjour." Chantal, Celine, and their special guest, Luci, talk to us while they show how to make and cook la fondue.

  • Author: Plante, Chantal
  • Author: Baribeau, Celine

Date: 2010 June 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3285 (BCTV)

The third episode of Plante's and Baribeau's public broadcast, "Bonjour," taking its viewers on a trip through Montreal and Quebec City and giving plenty of advice to vacationers-to-be.

  • Author: Plante, Chantal
  • Author: Baribeau, Celine

Date: 2010

Language: English, with some français

Find in a Library: 3338 (BCTV)

The fourth episode of public television's "Bonjour" takes place on site at Manchester, New Hampshire's Franco-American Centre, featuring interviews with some of the staff there and a special feature on the 2010 New Hampshire Franco-American of the…

  • Author: Fournier, Claude

Date: 1988

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 77099172, 235986817

Read: Regarder: BANDE-ANNONCE

Un drame télévisé sur l'émigration canadienne française à la Nouvelle-Angleterre au début de la vingtième siècle, et les travailleurs des usines textiles de l'époque industrielle aux Etats-Unis.

  • Author: Beresford, Bruce (director)

Date: 1991 September

Language: English, Latin, Cree, Mohawk, Algonquin

Find in a Library: 228009707

Read: Watch: TRAILER

From the Canadian Film Encyclopedia: "Black Robe is a bleak but majestic film about the diverse cultures of the French settlers and the Algonquin people, and the clashes between them....The hostile wilderness of 17th-century New France is the setting…

  • Author: Paige, Abby (moderator)

Date: 2010 June 27

Language: English

A roundtable discussion led by writer Abby Paige about Franco American heritage in Vermont with respect to the themes in Ben Levine's film, "Reveil!" From the Center for Media and Democracy: " 'Réveil! -- Waking Up French' is a powerful documentary…

  • Author: Rosenblum, Nina

Date: 1984

Language: English

Find in a Library: 36332787

Documentary film about twentieth-century photographer and historian Lewis Hine, most famous for exposing poor working conditions and child labor in industrial America. Hine, as seen in this film, was also the photographer commissioned to capture on…

  • Author: Séguin, Fernand (ressource)

Date: 1967 mars 7

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 576092757, 631883971, 77245890, 428079542

Read: Watch: Part 1 of 2 ; Part 2 of 2

Du ''Sel de la Semaine'' animé par Fernand Séguin à Radio-Canada. Contiens une interview avec Jack Kerouac sur sa vie et ses oeuvres, un métrage de Lowell, Massachusetts des années 1960s, et des interviews publiques avec des hommes…

  • Author: Lerner, Richard (director)

Date: 1986

Language: English (with Italian subtitles)

Find in a Library: 52960431

Documentary about Franco American writer Jack Kerouac, the American literary and cultural movement spurred on by what is known as the "Beat Generation, and the countdown of Kerouac's final days. Features support from the following persons: Allen…

  • Author: Peterson, Lisa

Date: 2004 May 7

Publication: The Bowdoin Orient

Volume: CXXXIII

Language:

Find in a Library: 54828382

Bowdoin College senior seminar in the French language culminates in a documentary film and a theatrical piece. Students used information learned through over 60 hours of interviews with local Francos.