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Paris 1919

Director Paul Cowan expertly mixes dramatic reconstruction with archival footage in this film inspired by the book Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World by Margaret MacMillan, premiering during this year's Hot Docs festival in Toronto.
May 1, 2009


Director Paul Cowan expertly mixes dramatic reconstruction with archival footage in this film inspired by the book Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World by Margaret MacMillan, premiering during this year’s Hot Docs festival in Toronto.
Produced by the National Film Board of Canada

In co-production with 13 Production

In association with Galafilm in co-production with Arte France
and in association with TVO, Télévision Belge, Simple Production, GA&A Productions, SBS, TV Australia, Télévision Suisse Romande and Yle Teema Finland
Inspired by the book Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World by Margaret MacMillan
Producers – Gerry Flahive (NFB), Paul Saadoun (13 Production)
Narrator – R. H. Thomson
Executive Producers – Paul Saadoun (13 Production), Silva Basmajian (NFB), Arnie Gelbart (Galafilm)
A Canada-France co-production
Written, directed and photographed by Paul Cowan

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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