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Shannon Walsh

Portrait Shannon Walsh
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  • Jeppe on a Friday Visionnement du film

    • Documentaire
    • 87 min
    • anglais
    • 2013

    co-directed with: Arya Lalloo

    A city can be seen in news reports, crime statistics or the backgrounds of post- apocalyptic Hollywood blockbusters. It can be explored through guided tours, from behind rolled up car… Main theme: Luttes sociales, Secondary theme(s): Urbanisation.
    Prix : Best Documentary, Karoo Indie Film Festival, South Africa
    Distribution : Les Films du 3 mars
    Diffusion : RIDM, RVCQ, and many international festivals
  • À St-Henri, le 26 août Visionnement gratuit du film

    • Documentaire
    • 85 min
    • français
    • 2011
    Tourné en 24 heures, À St-Henri, le 26 août rassemble quelques-uns des plus brillants cinéastes documentaires québécois autour de cet ancien quartier ouvrier de Montréal. Dans un style cinéma direct,… Main theme: Urbanisation, Secondary theme(s): Société.
    Distribution : ONF
    Diffusion : Canal D, Documentary Channel, RVCQ, RIDM, Hot Docs, and other international festivals


Shannon Walsh is a filmmaker and interdisciplinary theorist. Her most recent feature documentary, Jeppe on a Friday (2013), has been screened at the 56th Venice Biennale, the Pompidou Centre in Paris, and film festivals around the world. Her award-winning first film, H2Oil, was recognized as one of the top ten independent documentaries of 2009. She followed with St-Henri, the 26th of August (2011) co-produced with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). Her films have played in over 50 film festivals and museums, on television and in cinemas and have been supported by Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC), the Gauteng Film Commission (GFC), Canada Council for the Arts, among others.
As a theorist, Walsh publishes extensively in areas such as cities, social movements, pedagogy, sexuality, critical race theory, ethnography and visual and participatory methodologies, largely focused on South Africa. Walsh received a PhD in anthropology and education from McGill University in 2010, and completed a post-doc in the South African Research Chair in Social Change at the University of Johannesburg in 2013. She is working on a new documentary and a fiction feature. Her first book, “The Ties that Bind: Race and the Politics of Friendship in South Africa”, edited with Jon Soske, will be released in 2016.



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