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Ghazaal Salehian: Tivii and Language Classes

ghazaal salehian: They had even less in common with Tivii, the film's Inuktitut-speaking protagonist played by Natar Ungalaaq in the 2008 Genie-award-winning fictional film Ce qu'il faut pour vivre The Necessities of Life . But when the movie about dislocation and human connection ended, when the lights came on and director Beno t Pilon emerged to answer questions, Ghazaal Salehian was one of the first to speak up, according to Toronto Star. There is a connection between me and Tivii, she said in French. The audience was united only by their recent arrivals in Canada and their participation in government-run language classes to learn or improve French. Both of us are immigrants his was a forced immigration, but I decided to immigrate myself . . . I was shocked, like Tivii. The goal is to instruct the language while introducing newcomers to the province's distinct culture and history. Article Continued Below Such reactions are recurring themes in a new program that uses French-language Quebec films as a teaching tool for new immigrants. ( As reported in the news.