International day for Sharing Life Stories

Event Date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2009 9:30am11:00pm America/Montreal

9 to 9:50 AM:
STORIES MATTER : a database specially conceived for video interviews
(ENG, LB-1042.03 – Videoconference room)

10 to 11:30 AM:

Special debriefing session for Life Stories Montreal interviewers:
«PLAYBACK THEATRE »
(FR/ENG, LB-1014 – History seminar room)
Nisha Sajnani and Creative Alternatives would like to offer interviewers an original method of reflecting on their experiences, by using «Playback Theatre»

«DIGITAL STORYTELLING» : Post-interview collaboration
(FR/ENG, LB-1042.03 – Videoconference room)
Eric Girard, Gabriel Dufour and Rosalind Franklin will share their experiences working with interviewees to create video clips for public dissemination.

11:30 to 12:30 :
LUNCH – THANK YOU for our interviewers. A meal is offered to our interviewers in appreciation of their efforts!

12:30 to 1:30 PM:

THE LEGEND OF THE NECKLACE
(ENG, LB-1014 – History seminar room)
"Inspired by real life stories, this story unfolds in Tibet, a land high above the seas, underneath the skies." A production of the Dung-Dkar group, incorporating theatre and dance.

"FAIRE MÉMOIRE," une réflexion sur la radio et l’histoire orale
(FR, LB-1042.3 – videoconference room)
Emmanuelle Sonntage and Isabelle Godefroy will present their radio project «La vie rêvée des gens» and the reflections that have come out of it.

MILLIONS OF RICE GRAINS
(6th floor, LB-671.7)
Free visit to the exhibit prepared by Vanaka Chhem Kieth about the Cambodian genocide.

1:30 to 1:45 PM:
Break

1:45 to 3:00

FOXSPIRIT: A WOMAN IN MAO'S CHINA
(FR/ENG - LB-1042.03 - Videoconference room)
Le Centre d’histoire Montréal presents an encounter with Ms. Zhimei Zhang. She will start by reading excerpts of her autobiography, followed by a group discussion.

KANIEN’KEHAKA ONKWAWÉN : NA RAOTITIOHKWA
(ENG / MOHAWK, LB-1014 – History seminar room)
Martin Loft and his colleaugues will present the oral history work that they have done within the Mohawk community in Kanahwake and how it has been used by the community.

3:00 to 3:15 PM:
Break

3:15 to 4:15 PM:

LEBEN? ODER THEATER
(ENG, LB-1014 -- History seminar room)
Nathalie Pendergast will present the works of Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon which relate to her family history, through various media: an exhibition of her prints, visual analysis, music and texts.

RECORDING AUDIO AND VIDEO: Some Useful Tips
(FR, LB-1042.03 -- Videoconference room)
Sandra Gasana will offer some advice on how to use video cameras, how to frame shots and how to get the best picture and sound.

MILLIONS OF RICE GRAINS
(6th floor, LB-671.7)
Free visit to the exhibit prepared by Vanaka Chhem Kieth about the Cambodian genocide.

4:15 to 4:30 PM:
Break

4:30 to 6:00 PM:

ROUND TABLE -- Reflections on Interviewing Survivors
(FR/ENG) - LB-1014 (History seminar room)

6:00 to 7:00PM
VERNISSAGE, THANK YOU TO THE INTERNS AND PUBLICATION LAUNCH
(6th floor, LB-671.7)

7:00 to 9:00 PM:
DANS LA RUE -- An audio tour of the organization's history and the original van route.
Space is limited. To reserve a spot email: cohds@alcor.concordia.ca
(Meeting point LB-1042)

8:30 PM :
SOMEONE BETWEEN - A creation of Apsara Theatre, taking place at he Monument National, written and performed by Chantria Tram and directed by Milena Buziak.
Box office: 514-871-2224

Information: cura@alcor.concordia.ca