Making a stand for animated documentary film

By Alexis Gagnon
Magazine Convergence, Montreal, Canada
January 2007

Canadian filmmaker Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre has just come back from the prestigious Cannes International Film Fest where her documentary Jutra was featured in the lineup of the 46th Director’s Fortnight – an honor not simply bestowed on any film.

"Some are puzzled at animated documentary, not knowing what kind of film they are looking at. It's a genre that is alive and not recent, claims director and producer Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre, who works extensively with this style. "

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