First to Stand In post-production (2021)
Irwin Cotler and his team at the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights pursue justice at home and abroad.
Reaching for Zion In post-production
Every people deserves a home where they can leave in harmony.
Producer, Director, Writer
Broadcasts: Zoomer media, CMF POV
Shekinah Rising (2018)
Women will lead the way into the new era.
Broadcasts: The Documentary Channel, Radio Canada, CMF POV
Big Wind (2015)
A story of unethical political systems, corporate greed and ordinary citizens standing up to big government and big business.
Beyond Earth: the Story of NewSpace (2016)
A feature documentary about the privatization of Space and the next great turning point in human history.
Development Funders: CTV, CFCF, CMF POV
Award Winner – Hollywood Independent Documentary Awards (2017)
Jury’s Special Mention – Beyond Earth Film Festival (2019)
Broadcasts: Super Channel, Canal D
Shekinah: The Intimate Life of Hasidic Women (2013)
A feature-length documentary that takes us into the rarefied world of young Hasidic women living an 18th‑century way of life in 21st century Quebec.
Best Documentary – Crown Heights Film Festival, New York (2013)
#1 in the Montreal box office for six weeks (2013)
Broadcasts: Radio-Canada, The Doc Channel
Canadaville, USA (2008)
A 52 minute documentary about Katrina survivors of trying to rebuild their lives in a remote corner of Louisiana called Canadaville.
Merit Prize for Social Political Documentary – Hugo Television Awards Chicago Film Festival (2008)
Broadcasts: CBC (Canada 2008), Telequebec (Canada 2009), TV5 Europe (2009)
Inside The Great Magazines (2007)
A three-part series and feature documentary about the great magazines and how they have shaped race, gender roles, class and national identity.
Producer, Director, Writer
Broadcasts: Global (Canada 2007), Telequebec (Canada 2007), TFO (Canada 2007), Argentina (2007), Brazil (2007), ABC Australia (2008), Hungary (2008), South Korea (2008), New Zealand (2008), Poland (2008), Israel (2008), Norway (2008), Sweden (2008), Italy (2008), Canal Plus (France 2009)
Black Coffee (2007)
A trilogy about the social, political and economic influence of coffee from its discovery in Ethiopia the present day.
Best Original Music Score for a Documentary Program or Series Nominee, Part III: Gold In Your Cup – Gemini Awards (2006)
Vendetta Song (2005)
A 52-minute documentary about a young Canadian going back to a Kurdish village in Turkey to investigate the death of her aunt in an honour killing.
Best Canadian Documentary on International Development – Hot Docs (2005)
Top Ten Audience Favourites – Hot Docs (2005)
Best Canadian Documentary – Calgary International Festival (2005)
Best Medium Length Documentary, Québécois, Quebec Film Critics Association – Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois (2005)
People’s Choice Award – Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois (2005)
Best Documentary Award – Female Eye Film Festival (2005)
Bronze Plaque, Humanities – Columbus International Film and Video Festival (2006)
3rd prize - International Women’s Film Festival, Torino (2006)
Broadcasts: Vision TV (Canada 2005), Telequebec (Canada 2006), Knowledge Network (Canada 2006), ACCESS (Canada 2006), Turkish Television (2006), Documentary Channel (Canada 2007),
Unbreakable Minds (2005)
A 52-minute documentary about three people suffering from severe mental illness.
Peabody Awards Nominee (2005)
Broadcasts: Vision TV (Canada 2005), IFC (Canada 2006), Knowledge Network (Canada 2006), SCN (Canada 2006), Showtime (USA 2006), Documentary Channel (Canada 2007)
Highland Park Theatre, Illinois
She Got Game (2003)
A 90-minute documentary that looks behind the scenes at the Professional Women’s Tennis Tour
Aurora Awards – Gold Awards (2004)
Guirlande d’Honneur – Sports Movies & TV Int. Festival, Milan (2003)
Best Documentary – Temecula Valley Int. Film and Music Festival (2003)
Chris Statuette – Columbus International Film Festival (2003)
Broadcasts: Life (Canada 2003), Radio Canada (Canada 2003), TFO (Canada 2003), STARZ (2004 USA), Spain (2004), Portugal (2004), Andorra (2004), Japan (2004), Czech Republic (2004), Netherlands (2004)
The Journey Home: A Romanian Adoption (2000).
A one-hour documentary following a adoptive Canadian family going back to Romania.
Broadcasts: CBC (Canada 1998) VRT (Belgium 1992), DEC (Canada 1988), YLE 2 (Finland 1990), SVT (Sweden 1990)
The Cola Conquest: A Trilogy (1998)
A three-part documentary special about Coca-Cola as a metaphor for America and the Americanization of global culture.
Producer, Director, Co-editor, Co-writer
Best Documentary Series by an Independent – Hot Docs (1999)
Gold Apple – National Education Media Network (1999)
Silver Hugo – Chicago international Television Competition (1999)
Best Writing in a Documentary or Series – Gemini Awards (1999)
Best Documentary Series Nominee – Gemini Awards (1999)
Encounter Internacionais de Cinema Documentale, Vila Franca de Xira (1998)
Peabody Awards Nominee (Part I: The Big Sell) (1998)
Peabody Awards Nominee (Part II: Cola War and Peace) (1998)
Peabody Awards Nominee (Part III: Coca-Colonization) (1998)
Broadcasts: Canal Plus France (Africa 1998), ABC (Australia 1995), Ronin Films (Australia 1999), Telepool (Austria 1996), VRT (Belgium 1996), Canal Plus France (Belgium 1998), TV Max/HBO (Czech Republic 1999), Denmark Radio (Denmark 1998), Channel 4 (England 1996), YLE 2 (Finland 1996), Canal Plus France (France 1998), Telepool (Gero-colinization) many 1996), Spektrum TV (Hungary 1999), Noga Communications LTD (Israel 1998), American Movie Classics (Latin America 1998), Canal 22 Television Metropolitain (Mexico 1997), Ronin Films (New Zealand 1999), NRK (Norway 1998), Canal Plus Poland (Poland 1997) Sogecable (Spain 1996), SVT (Sweden 1998), Telepool (DRS) (Switzerland 1996), Canal Plus France (Switzerland 1998), Chinese Network Television (Taiwan 1997), American Movie Classics (USA 1998), NPS (Netherlands), Sogecable (Spain).
The Love Prophet and the Children of God (1998)
A one-hour documentary about one of today’s most controversial religious cults
Gold Plaque, Best Biography of the Year – Chicago International Television Competition, (1998)
Golden Sheaf Award – Yorktown Short Film and Video Festival (1999)
Best Biography Nominee – Hot Docs (1999)
Broadcasts: SBS (Australia 1999), MTV3 (Finland 1998) France 2 (France 1999) Noga Communications (Israel 1999), Globosat (Brazil 1998)
A Song For Tibet (1993)
An hour documentary on Tibetan refugees and the Dalai Lama’s visit to Canada.
Best Short Documentary – Genie Awards (1992)
Best Documentary of the Year – Yorkton Film Festival(1992)
Best Documentary of the Year – Hawaii Film Festival (1992)
Blue Ribbon – American Film Festival (1992)
Entre Solitudes / Between Solitudes (1992)
An hour documentary about the Anglos of Québec.
Best Documentary Nomination – Les Prix Gémeaux (1993)
Best Editing Nomination – Les Prix Gémeaux (1993)
Diplôme de participation – FIPA at Cannes, Les Grands Reportages Faits de Societé (1994)
Certificate of Appreciation – Earth Peace International Festival (1983)
A dramatic script about the life of Franz Kafka.
Canada Council Writing Grant (1986)
FUND Writing Grant (1986)
Dark Lullabies / Berceuse pour des Ombres (1985)
A documentary feature about the effects of the Holocaust on the next generation of young Jews and Germans.
Producer, Director, Writer, Editor
First Prize – International Film Festival of Mannheim (1985)
Special Prize, Most Socially,Politically Engaging Film, International Film Festival of Mannheim (1985)
Ecumenical Jury award – International film Festival of Mannheim (1985)
Second Prize – Educational Jury, International film Festival of Mannheim (1985)
Most Memorable Film – World Television Festival, Tokyo (1986)
Red Ribbon – American Film Festival (1986)
Best Feature Film Nominee – Torino International Festival of Young Cinema, Prize of the City of Torino (1986)
Prix du Public at the NFB’s “Salute to the Documentary” (Dark Lullabies selected as one of 50 best documentaries of all time) (1989)
Broadcasts: CBC (Canada 1986) Telequebec (Canada 1986) ZDF (Germany 1986) PBS (United States 1987) NHK (Japan, 1987), ABC (Australia 1987), MTV3 (Finland 1987); numerous other stations throughout the world.
Theatrical Distribution: USA (1986)
Meditation in Motion (1979)
A poetic film about the ancient discipline of Tai-Chi.
Director, Writer, Editor
Award – Dance Film Association Awards (1980)
Selection – American Film Festival (1979)