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Richard Brouillette

Richard Brouillette

Canada

Biography

Richard Brouillette was born in 1970 in Montreal. Starting as a film critic for the Montréal weekly, Voir, he then worked for Québec’s top independent distribution company, Cinéma Libre, which has since folded. In 1993, he founded the artist-run centre Casa Obscura, a multidisciplinary exhibition space, where he still runs a weekly cine-club called Les projections libérantes, for which he is also the projectionist. He has produced and directed two feature-length documentary films. His Encirclement won six awards including the prestigious Robert and Frances Flaherty Grand Prize of the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival.
Richard Brouillette has always been very active in Québec´s independent film community, participating in militant actions and devoting himself to the cause of artist-run centers. Since 1993, he has also sat on the Boards of various organizations. He is currently treasurer of the independent filmmakers´cooperative, Main Film, and administrator of l´Amicale de la culture indépendante, the coop that manages casa Obsura.

Filmography
Encirclement - Neo-Liberalism Ensnares Democracy/ L'Encerclement - La démocratie dans les rets du néolibéralisme (160´, Canada, 2008)
Too Much is Enough/ Trop c'est assez (111´, Canada, 1995)
Carpe diem (5´, Canada, 1995)

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Encirclement – Neo-Liberalism Ensnares Democracy

Encirclement – Neo-Liberalism Ensnares Democracy (Orig.) / 2008 / Canada / 160 min

Drawing upon the thinking and analyses of renowned intellectuals, this documentary sketches a portrait of neo-liberal ideology and examines the various mechanisms used to impose its dictates throughout the world.

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Trace of the future according to Richard Brouillette

Une trace du futur selon Richard Brouillette (Orig.) / 2014 / Canada / 3 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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