Jump-up - Caribbean Carnival in Canada

Jump-up - Caribbean Carnival in Canada

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A multicultural story that centers on the growing friendship of a newly-arrived West Indian child and a Canadian girl as they both discover how the black community organizes a yearly festival featuring costumes, music and a little history. This filmstrip introduces a festive occasion celebrated by the black community in several cities, sensitizes children to the feelings of those who have recently arrived in Canada, and fosters appreciation of the culture of others.

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  • director
    Claire Helman
  • producer
    Joe MacDonald
  • executive producer
    Floyd Elliott
  • animation camera
    Matt Grabe
  • sound editing
    Danuta Klis
  • re-recording
    Louis Hone
  • narrator
    Maureen Hill