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Caroline Monnet
2015 | 2 min 48 s


  • Winner - ExperimentalYorkton Film Festival 2016

  • International Shortfilm 2016Sundance Film Festival

  • SelectionImagineNative Film Festival 2015

  • SelectionKurzfilmtage Winterthur 2015

  • SelectionWhistler Film Festival

  • SelectionBerlin International Short Film Festival

  • SelectionSan Francisco Annual American Indian Film Festival

  • SelectionToronto International Film Festival 2015

About the film


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Caroline Monnet

Caroline Monnet

Caroline Monnet is an Algonquin multidisciplinary artist who has exhibited in Canada and internationally at venues such as the Palais de

Tokyo (Paris), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), the Museum of Contemporary Art and Arsenal (Montreal), and the Toronto International Film

Festival. She uses her work in film, video and sculpture to communicate complex ideas around Indigenous identity and bicultural living through

the examination of cultural histories. Monnet is also a founding member of the Aboriginal digital arts collective ITWÉ.

Anita Lee
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Anita Lee

Anita Lee is Executive Producer and Head of Studio in Toronto for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). She is a multi-award-winning producer and founder of the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.  Lee is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  From 2005 to the present, Lee produced some of the most critically acclaimed works in recent NFB history, including Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell, named Best Documentary Feature by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Circle, the Canadian Screen Awards, as well as Best Canadian Film by the Toronto Film Critics Association.

Recent films include: This is not a Movie; Hispaniola; What is Democracy (TIFF 2018, theatrical release at IFC Center); What Walaa Wants (Berlin, Hot Docs 2018 Jury Prize Best Canadian Feature Documentary, TIFF Top Ten Film, CSA nominee for Best Feature Length Documentary); Unarmed Verses (Hot Docs 2017 Best Canadian Feature Documentary, TIFF Top Ten, CSA nomination for Best Feature Documentary); A Better Man (Hot Docs 2017, Doc NYC 2017); Draw Me Close (Tribeca, Venice 2017); The Apology (Peabody Award 2019 and winner of the Cinephile Award for Best Documentary at Busan 2016). Lee also established NFB’s Creative Non-Fiction Immersive Lab in Toronto which collaborated with the CFC and Ford Foundation on the Open Immersion VR residency Lab and the NFB/NT Creative Doc VR Lab with National Theatre (UK), in 2016.



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