The Jews of Winnipeg

The Jews of Winnipeg

| 27 min

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This short documentary tells the story of the first Jewish settlers to Winnipeg, people who fled European persecution at the turn of the century and founded a new community in a Canadian city.

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  • director
    Bill Davies
  • producer
    John N. Smith
  • photography
    David De Volpi
    Barry Perles
  • sound
    Jacques Chevigny
  • editing
    David Wilson
  • sound editing
    Gloria Demers
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • animation
    Pierre L'Amare

  • jansumi

    Additional information not included in the video: The People's Book Store The Peretz School And it's also notable that when this video was made there were three (for the first time ever) Jewish cabinet ministers in the Manitoba Govt.

    jansumi, 29 Apr 2019
  • JPKatz

    Excellent presentation. It brings back many memories. I was born in Winnipeg and lived there for 28 years. I recognize the names of many of the people mentioned in the film. Mazel Tov on a good sjob. Jerrold Katz

    JPKatz, 20 Jan 2012