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New producer at Canadian Francophonie, Acadian Documentary Studio

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Montreal – We’re very pleased to announce the appointment of Mélanie Brière to the position of Producer at the Montreal office of the Quebec, Canadian Francophonie and Acadian Documentary Studio. Since November 2021, she’s been working at the Studio as an associate producer to promote Indigenous filmmaking, showcase its creators and build bridges between Indigenous and French-speaking communities. As a producer, …

Waiting for Raif movie

Waiting for Raif opens in Quebec on Nov 4

eAwaz Entertainment

Montreal – Directed by Luc Côté and Patricio Henriquez, the feature documentary Waiting for Raif will open in theatres in Montreal, Quebec City and Sherbrooke on November 4. Other cities may also be added. As human rights issues continue to make the headlines, the film follows Ensaf Haidar’s inspiring battle to free her husband, renowned prisoner of conscience Raif Badawi. As his family continues to wait for him …

Daughter of the Crater

National Film Board of Canada pays tribute to documentary filmmaker Danic Champoux

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Montreal –  It is with great sadness that the National Film Board of Canada has learned of the far-too-early death of Danic Champoux, a documentary filmmaker who’s been working in the Quebec cinema landscape for the last 20 years. The four films he directed or co-directed with the NFB—My Father, Sessions, Self(less) Portrait and Daughter of the Crater—attest to his boundless curiosity, remarkable eclecticism, …