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SUR LA CORDE RAIDE

(Highwire)

November 30, 4:30 p.m.

Documentary| 82 min  | Toronto Premier

French (English subtitles)

1/5

D: Claude Guilmain  | 2019 |Canada

With:

Jean Chrétien, Prime minister (1993-2003); Claude Laverdure and Edward Goldenberg, Jean Chrétien’s political advisers; Paul Heinbecker, former Canadian ambassador to the UN; Chantal Hébert, political columnist; Miloud Chennoufi, Canadian Forces College professor; Karine Prémont, Sherbrooke University professor

Rating:

18 years and older

Special guests Claude Guilmain and Denis McCready

Highwire looks back on the reasons for Canada’s refusal to intervene in Irak in 2003 alongside the US. It highlights the political struggles that occurred between the 2 countries.

 

Produced by the National Film Board (NFB), Highwire sheds light on the political and diplomatic interventions that led to Canada's refusal to endorse the invasion of Iraq, and its consequences. Actors at the epicenter of this historic decision tell us about these key moments in our recent history. Among them: Jean Chrétien, Claude Laverdure, Edward Goldenberg, Paul Heinbecker, Chantal Hébert, Miloud Chennoufi and Karine Prémont.

 

Produced by the National Film Board (NFB), Tightrope sheds light on the political and diplomatic interventions that led to Canada's refusal to endorse the invasion of Iraq, and its consequences. Actors at the epicenter of this historic decision tell us about these key moments in our recent history. Among them: Jean Chrétien, Claude Laverdure, Edward Goldenberg, Paul Heinbecker, Chantal Hébert, Miloud Chennoufi and Karine Prémont.

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