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Mr. Mergier's gift

Author: Beverly Shaffer; Germaine Ying Gee Wong; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montréal, Que. : National Fillm Board of Canada, 2009, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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In this short film from Oscar®-winning filmmaker Beverly Shaffer, 9-year-old prodigy Xin Ben takes lessons from Daniel Mergler, a piano teacher at the end of his career. In this remarkable story about a student and her mentor, Ben and Mergler meet 26 times over the course of one year. During this time, Ben illuminates Mergler's final months as an instructor with her youthful talent, and he, in return, lovingly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings
Biography
Named Person: Daniel Mergler; Xin Ben Yu
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly Shaffer; Germaine Ying Gee Wong; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 587294015
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Editor, Benjamin Duffield.
Description: 1 streaming video file (31 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Flash Player 9.0 or higher.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada ; directed by Beverly Shaffer ; producer, Germaine Ying Gee Wong.

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In this short film from Oscar®-winning filmmaker Beverly Shaffer, 9-year-old prodigy Xin Ben takes lessons from Daniel Mergler, a piano teacher at the end of his career. In this remarkable story about a student and her mentor, Ben and Mergler meet 26 times over the course of one year. During this time, Ben illuminates Mergler's final months as an instructor with her youthful talent, and he, in return, lovingly guides her towards a life in music.

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