Category Archives: Filmmaking

Can film show us who we are?

A gorgeous and nostalgic documentary about the subversive power of film in war torned Afghanistan.  Director Pietra Brettkelly (The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins) patiently follows how a group of cinema workers, led by exiled Afghan filmmaker Ibrahim Arify, … Continue reading

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Yes, Solutions exist!

Researching for my new film on the sense of belonging, I have been urged to watch the optimistic French film, Tomorrow, that explores solutions for living more creatively and consciously on our planet. We hear about the gloomy ecological future … Continue reading

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A captivating puzzle

Using archive material in the most original way, this gem of a film has haunted me ever since.

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Bull’s eye

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Animating Noam Chomsky

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The poet’s voice

Through Gaston Miron’s voice, a poetic and evocative journey crafted with NFB archives into Quebec’s history and culture. ”Or je vois nos êtres en détresse dans le siècle/je vois notre infériorité et j’ai mal en chacun de nous.”

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Machiavelian politics

Making the “Uknown Known.” Errol Morris’ incisive and devastating portrait of Donald Rumsfeld. A real horror movie into American politics and the grammar of power.

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Indian stories

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In Babel’s classroom

They have come from around the world to pursue their dreams in France. This little gem of a film follows their immersion into French culture as they learn the codes and intricacies of this new country of adoption.

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A healthy diet in a reserve

A film we worked on recently during a Wapikoni Mobile month long workshop in the Atikamekw community of Wemotaci

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