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Nadia Louis-Desmarchais

© Ismael Ouattara


  • Bird’s Nest Bande annonce

    • Fiction
    • Drame
    • 9 min
    • français
    • 2022
    Léna, une petite file noire de 7 ans, reçoit un dessin ridiculisant ses cheveux crépus. Avec l’aide de sa grande soeur, elles passeront la soirée à tenter de rendre Léna… Main theme: Société, Secondary theme(s): Femmes.
    Distribution : Welcome Aboard
    Diffusion : Sélection Officielle Tirana Film Festival - Albanie
    Sélection Officielle Festival du nouveau cinéma, Compétition Nationale - Canada
    Sélection Officielle FIN Atlantic Film Festival - Canada
  • Troubled Water

    • Fiction
    • Drame
    • 16 min
    • français
    • 2021
    Chez sa grand-mère pour la fin de semaine, Lila retrouve son cousin Maxime, de qui elle est très proche depuis l’enfance. Un événement important marquera toutefois leur relation pour toujours. Main theme: Femmes, Secondary theme(s): Psychologie, Sexualité.
    Distribution : Welcome Aboard
    Diffusion : Sélection officielle Festival du Nouveau Cinéma - Canada
    Les Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma - Canada


Nadia Louis-Desmarchais is a young afro feminist director who aspires to give a voice to those we too often refuse to hear. Moving from documentary to fiction, she directed Rated X, a short documentary who won the Grand Jury prize at the Vox Feminae Film Festival and showcased in multiples festivals such as Regard, RVQC, Filministes as well as Tell me all about my body and Urban. Her first fiction short film Troubled Water showcased at the FNC Film Festival, and VGIK International Student Film Festival.

Nadia won the prize for Best Hope Documentary Director from the René Malo Chair in Cinema UQAM and the National Film Board of Canada for her upcoming short film I can dream. She is currently writing her first mid-length documentary Black and White, which is supported in development by SODEC as well as developing her first fiction webserie The Meteorites with TOU.TV.

Putting forward a unique and deep sensitivity in her artistic approach, Nadia is eager to dive into the professional sphere to write and carry out intimate scenarios which, according to her, give the cinema its universal power.

  • Documentaire, Fiction, Film d'art / danse, Série
  • Court métrage, Moyen métrage, Série
  • Film, Télévision, Web

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