La vie rêvée introduced by Brenda Longfellow

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 2 minutes

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Award-winning documentary filmmaker Brenda Longfellow introduces this wonderfully imaginative gem of 1970s Canadian cinema.

Guest Biography

    • Brenda Longfellow
    • Brenda Longfellow has published articles on feminist film theory and Canadian cinema in CineTracts, Screen, CineAction and Canadian Journal of Film Studies. She is a co-editor of the anthology Gendering the Nation: Canadian Women Filmmakers. Longfellow is also an award-winning documentary filmmaker, and has recently completed the feature Weather Report which aired on The Nature of Things. She received a Canadian Genie for her documentary on Gwendolyn MacEwen, Shadow Maker and the Oberhausen Award for her short Our Marilyn. Other films she has directed include Gerda and A Balkan Journey.

La vie rêvée introduced by Brenda Longfellow

    • La vie rêvée
    • The Dream Life
    • Mireille Dansereau
    • One of the first feature-length Canadian films to be credited to a female director, the debut film by Mireille Dansereau focuses on the friendship between two young women whose dreams of perfect love collide with a considerably harsher reality.