Included with each DVD purchase is a copy of the DVD, a PDF Viewer Guide, and either one-site or multi-site public performance rights. The following package options are available:

Package 1

Individual Schools K-12, Public Library, or Community/Government/Non-Profit Groups
One-Site Public Performance Rights $139.00 + HST & Shipping

This license provides the public performance rights (PPR) for one-site in a school K-12, public library, or a community/government/non-profit group. Included in this purchase is the DVD, Viewer Guide, and One-Site PPR for three years.

After three years you can renew your license for $25 a year.

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College, University, K-12 School Boards and Districts
Multi-Site or Large Organization Public Performance Rights License $350 + HST & Shipping

This license provides the public performance rights (PPR) for multiple sites in a college, university, or K-12 school board or district. Included in this purchase is the DVD, Viewer Guide, Multi-Site PPR, and 3-Year Streaming Rights.

After three years you can renew your license for $100 a year.

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3rd World Canada


3 Suicides leave 8 siblings orphaned in a First Nations community struggling with 3rd World conditions

Set in the backdrop of the aftermath of the suicide of three parents, the documentary explores the impact of 3rd world conditions on the children left behind and a community's courage in looking after them. 
Running time: 45 minutes 
© All rights reserved - Productions Cazabon - 2010

Executive Producer, Director, Writer: Andrée Cazabon 
Cinematographer, Editor: Peter Shatalow

Filmed in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug, Ontario
With the Assistance of: the Ontario Art Council, the Law Foundation of Ontario, Laidlaw Foundation and the Atkinson Charitable Foundation

If you are interested in getting involved with this project, contact us.

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Letters to a Street Child

A moving autobiographical first film

A 25-minute docu-drama based on the letters the filmmaker, Andrée Cazabon, received from her father while she was addicted and on the streets at age 13-14.

Filmed on 16mm color film for CBC it was nominated for 'Best Cinematography' at the Canadian Society of Cinematographers for Cinematographer, Joan Hutton, CSC.

Featured on CTV - Canada AM, City-TV, the Globe & Mail, the Toronto Start, the Ottawa Citizen, the Eccentris Theatre in Montreal and numerous conferences and community events.

The film and its guide is widely used amongst students, parents and professionals in Canada and the U.S.

Funded by the CBC, Rotary Clubs, the Toronto Rotary Club Foundation, the G.H. Woods Foundation, the Tippet Foundation and the National Film Board of Canada.

© All rights reserved - Productions Cazabon - 2010 
Running time: 25 minutes

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Family on the Edge

One father's struggle to hang on to his kids while living in a homeless shelter

In the sudden aftermath of his wife's departure, Steven finds himself as the sole parent and provider of his two children. Exhausting every other option, Steven moves his small family to a homeless shelter in Peterborough, Ontario in the hopes of finding a home in time for Christmas. Over the course of a year, the film explores a family at risk and a father's determination to hang on to his kids.

Produced, Written and Directed by Andrée Cazabon at the YES Shelter in Peterborough, Ontario. 
© All rights reserved - Productions Cazabon - 2010 
Running time: 26 minutes - In HD

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Wards Of The Crown


Following the lives of four teenagers on their way out of the foster care system, the documentary explores the legacy of a childhood spent inside the Children's Aid Society.

42 minutes
French & english versions

Winner of the Best Socio-Political Documentary at the 2006 Golden Sheaf Awards - (Yorkton Film Festival), Wards of the Crown aired on CBC Newsworld - The Lens and Radio-Canada - Enjeux in 2006 - 07. One of the only Canadian documentaries filmed inside the child protection system, Wards of the Crown raised awareness of youth ageing out of care with little to no resources and no one at their side.

The filmmaker, the documentary and the youth participants have been featured on a cross-coutnry tour with the Child Welfare League of Canada offering profesional development on the issue of youth ageing out of care. Inspiring the first national paper on youth ageing out of care, Building a Future Together (Dudding, Reid) not only encouraged change within the child protection system, it also influenced the Australian Child Welfare system.

Today, Andrée Cazabon continues to offer professional workshops and keynote addresses on youth transitions from government care. Herself having spent time in youth institutions and group homes, Cazabon wants to make a difference for those living through it today.

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No Quick Fix

A revealing portrait of two young addicts,their years in youth institutions, their life on the street, and the despairing parents who find themselves powerless to save their children from the habit that is consuming them.

Nominated for Best Documentary at the 2000 Gémaux (Gemini) and featured at the Vancouver Film Festival and Eccentris cinema in Montreal, No Quick Fix! toured over 28 communities coast to coast to engage the public on addiction and its impact on families and youth. Screened on CBC and TVA to over 800,000 viewers, the film, its tour and its viewer guide raised the issue of addiction in communities, family and child welfare. It is Andrée Cazabon's first documentary.

© All rights reserved - National Film Board, 2000 
51 minutes - French with english sub-titles

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About Productions Cazabon

Productions Cazabon is a for-profit social venture. Proceeds of sales advance the work of current and future films and social projects on children and families-at-risk. It is how we support ourselves. In addition, 15% of all sales are directly donated to causes that help youth in or from government care (or foster care) and First Nations children living in 3rd World conditions in Canada.

To assist in our upcoming films or to receive a funder's package, contact us.

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