SOME OF MY FRIENDS

115 min, documentary, Quebec, Canada, 2017
Directed byMartin, Catherine
Produced byLes Films de l'Autre
LanguageFrench
Short description

Seven portraits and seven ways of being present to the world.


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Film details

Synopsis

Seven portraits of people who present themselves at work and in daily life. Seven ways of being present to the world. People who are exceptional because they are like everyone else.

 

Credits

Script, Direction, Photography, Editing : Catherine Martin

Sound Editing : Martin Allard et Simon Gervais

Sound Mixing : Bruno Bélanger

Production : Les Films de l’Autre

 

Financial partners

Conseil des arts et des lettre du Québec

SODEC

Aide au Cinéma Indépendant Canadien (ACIC)

PRIM

Les Films de L’Autre

Director

Martin, Catherine

Catherine Martin was born in Québec. She studied studio arts in college, before enrolling in Fine Arts at Concordia University in Montréal, where she studied cinema and photography. Catherine Martin writes and directs all her films which have been shown in numerous international film festivals, including Berlin, Toronto, Oberhausen, Nyon, Buenos Aires, Shanghai and Karlovy Vary, and have won awards in Québec, in Canada and abroad. Certains de mes amis (Some of My Friends) is her most recent documentary feature, it was presented at the Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal (RIDM) in 2017.

 

Filmography

 

Certains de mes amis (Some of My Friends) (2017 / 115 min)

Une jeune fille (A Journey) (2013 / 85 min)

De temps et d’eau (2011 / 2 min)

Trois temps après la mort d’Anna (Mourning for Anna) (2010 / 87 min)

Quand j’aurai vu les îles (2010 / 14 min)

Alice (2007 / 30 sec)

Dans les villes (In the Cities) (2006 / 87 min)

L’esprit des lieux (The Spirit of Places) (2006 / 84 min)

Océan (Ocean) (2002 / 50 min)

Mariages (Marriages) (2001 / 95 min)

Les dames du 9e  (Ladies of the Ninth Floor) (1998 / 50 min)

Les fins de semaine (Weekends) (1995 / 30 min)

L’ombre  (The Shadow) (1992 / 15 min)

Nuits d’Afrique (1990 / 48 min)

Odile ou réminiscences d’un voyage (1985 / 23 min)