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Claudie Lévesque

Canada

Biography

Claudie Lévesque holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Film Production from Concordia University (1991). From 1996 to 2001, she is the Administrative Director of the Filmmakers Collective at Les Films de l'Autre (The Films of the Other) and, since 2002, Communications Coordinator at Main Film. Her short entitle "A tree to color" ("Un arbre à colorier") (1994) was selected at the 12th Rendez-vous du Cinéma Quebecois (Quebec Cinema Rendez-vous) and at the Quebec Cinema Festival of Blois in France. In 2004, she presented "White Magic" at the 22nd edition of the Rendez-Vous, a short that was awarded the Kodak Price for Best Technique at the 2nd Montreal Super 8 Film Festival.


Filmography:
L'act'en vert (5', Canada, 1989)
Du côté des petites filles (11', Canada, 1992)
La petite Martienne (6', Canada, 2003)
Magie Blanche (3', Canada, 2005)
Les Souliers de Dorothée (8', Canada, 2006)
Première prise (3', Canada, 2006)
The Rise and Fall of a Long Distance Relationship (4', Canada, 2008)
Ma famille en 17 bobines/My Family in 17 Takes (28', Canada, 2011)

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My Family in 17 Takes

Ma famille en 17 bobines (Orig.) / 2011 / Canada / 27 min

Québec. Super 8 footage. Fragments of an ordinary life connected by silence and by voices. The voices speak of life and death, material things and spirituality, immanence and transcendence.

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