|Welcome to femfilm.ca, a bilingual research tool about Canadian women directors and their films. The Database contains (so far) 4,756 bibliographic references, 1,756 quotations, information about 1,756 films (1920-2021), and the names of 1,228 directors.
femfilm.ca was created by Margaret Fulford, a librarian at the University of Toronto. For more information, see About the Database. Your feedback is welcome.
- DIRECTORS: You can search for a director by first or last name, browse data about 539 directors, or
view the names of 1,228 directors.
FILMS: You can search by film title, year, or length, or you can browse 1,756 films by title, year, category, or award.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: A bibliography of 257 publications about Canadian women film directors in general, with a quotation from each publication (in chronological order, 1946-2017).
AWARD WINNERS: 337 awards given to films by Canadian women (1948-2018).
PIONEERS: View a Chronology of "Firsts" or browse films of the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, or 1970s (films by pioneering directors such as Nell Shipman, Jane Marsh, Joyce Wieland, Anne Claire Poirier, and Mireille Dansereau).
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Anne Claire Poirier
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