SYNOPSIS: At her family’s summer cabin, singer-songwriter Alexis Normand weaves old home-movies with current conversations to illuminate the struggle and triumph of reclaiming Francophone identity on the prairies.
ROLES: Writer, Director, Score, Research.
SCREENINGS: Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival (2022), Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival, Louisiana, United States (2023), Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma (2023), Yorkton Film Festival (2023).
PRODUCED BY: the National Film Board of Canada
AWARDS: Best Franco-canadian film, Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma (2023)
NOMINATIONS : Ruth Shaw Award (Best of Saskatchewan), Yorkton Film Festival (2023)
STREAM THE FILM HERE.
SYNOPSIS: Student film/proof of concept that lead to the creation of French Enough.
ROLES: Writer, Director, Camera, Editing, Sound Design, Score.
SCREENINGS: Gimme Some Truth Documentary Festival (2019)
Alexis Normand is a Fransaskoise emerging filmmaker from Saskatoon who has a deep obsession with the prairies. She began her career in the arts as an award-winning songwriter before shifter her career towards documentary filmmaking – a medium that fosters more authenticity and vulnerability in her practice, and provides a different way to experience and document human interaction. She is drawn to identity stories as well as ones that discuss language, belonging and roots.