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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

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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