The People of the Book /
National Film Board of Canada.
Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1973.
1 online resource, 1 streaming video file (28 min.) : digital, stereo, sd., col.
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Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1973.
credits note
Director/writer, Felix Lazarus ; producer, Roger Blais ; executive producer, David Bairstow ; photography, David De Volpi ; sound, Claude Delorme ; editing, David Mayerovitch ; sound editing, André Galbrand ; sound mix, Jean-Pierre Joutel.
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Produced by the NFB under the auspices of Government of Canada Multicultural Program.
The Book is the Torah, and in this film the people are the Jews of Canada, many of whom live in the smaller centres of population across the land. Filmed in the northern Ontario towns of Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie and North Bay, The People of the Book provides insight into the ancient pattern of ceremony and belief practised in the synagogue, and also shows the efforts of Jewish communities to perpetuate their culture and traditions.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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