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Christine Chevarie-Lessard

Réalisatrice

Christine Chevarie-Lessard directed her first film at the age of 16 in the context of a competition called La Course destination Brossard. After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from UQAM and working as a researcher for a few years, she graduated from the documentary program at the National Institute of Image and Sound (INIS) and dedicated herself to filmmaking. She has directed several short films, including Quand tout est possible (2011), winner of the 2013 young documentarian competition on Canal D, and La comédienne d’Amérique (2013). She has also been involved in television and radio projects. Since 2015, she has been organizing and hosting the Dames des vues film club, founded by Réalisatrices Équitables, whose board she also sits on. Point d’équilibre is her first feature-length documentary. It premiered at the 2018 Montreal International Documentary Film Festival (RIDM), where it won the Women Inmates’ Award.