People of the sea

During the short lobster season, fishermen and plant workers are the economic mainstays of the Magdalen Islands. In a market dominated by the United States, the fragility of the fishery and the future of seafaring and island culture are obvious.

Boat People

As a child in Vietnam, Thao’s mother often rescued ants from bowls of sugar water. Years later they would return the favour. Boat People is an animated documentary that uses a striking metaphor to trace one family’s flight across the turbulent waters of history.

Been There

The desire to travel is strong, but the places we visit are crowded. What do we get out of it, if not proof in pictures that we've been there? How tourists, in search of the best photos, become invaders.


Since 2010, Parthenais has become home to a queer community in Montreal. They share a triplex, creating memories between the dilapidated walls. Twelve years later, a wealthy family bought the building, marking the end of an era of gentrification.