La cour de Babel = School of Babel / Les Films du Poisson presenté ; en coproduction avec Sampek Productions ; en coproduction avec ARTE France Cinéma ; avec la participation de ARTE France ; avec la participation du Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée ; un film de Julie Bertuccelli ; produit par Yaël Fogiel et Laetitia Gonzalez ; image et réalisation, Julie Bertuccelli.

Other Title:
School of Babel
Babel's yard
Babel's schoolyard
[Brooklyn, NY] : [distributed by] Icarus Films, [2015]
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Teenage immigrants -- Education (Secondary) -- France -- Paris.
French language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
Immigrant children -- Education -- France -- Paris.
Children of immigrants -- Education -- France -- Paris.
Multicultural education -- France -- Paris.
Multilingual education -- France -- Paris.
Culture conflict -- France -- Paris.
Documentary films.
In French and other languages with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (16:9 aspect ratio) presentation.
digital optical
video file DVD video
French documentary filmed over the course of one academic year in a secondary school in the diverse 10th district of Paris for immigrant chldren, 'La Grange aux Belles', following Brigitte Cervoni, who that teaches non-French speaking children between the ages of eleven and 15 to read and write the language fluently, and her class of 24 diverse immigrant teen pupils who are recent émigrés to the French capital.
Teacher: Brigitte Cervoni; students: Abir Gares, Agnieszka Zych, Alassane Couattara, Andréa Drazic, Andromeda Havrincea, Daniel Alin Szasz, Daniil Kliashkou, Djenabou Conde, Eduardo Ribeiro Lobato, Felipe Arellano Santibanez, Kessa Keita, Luca Da Silva, Marco Aurelio Dos Santos, Marko Jovanovic, Maryam Aboagila, Miguel Angel Cegarra Monsalve, Mihajlo Sustran, Naminata Kaba Diakite, Nethmal Mampitiya Arachchige, Oksana Denys, Ramatoulaye Ly, Thathsarani Mampitiya Arachchige, Xin Li, Yong Xia, Youssef Ezzangaoui.
Cinematography, Julie Bertuccelli; editor, Josiane Zardoya; music, Olivier Daviaud.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 2013.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Bertuccelli, Julie, 1968- film director, cinematographer.
Fogiel, Yael, film producer.
Gonzalez, Laetitia, film producer.
Cervoni, Brigitte, participant.
Films du poisson (Firm), film production company.
Sampek Productions, film production company.
Arte France cinéma (Firm), film production company.
Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (France), film production company.
Icarus Films, film distribution company.
Rosengarten Family Fund.
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