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Josh Freed

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B: in Montréal, Québec

Josh Freed is an award-winning film-maker, writer and journalist who works in every medium but the hammer and chisel. In 2003, he was named Canada’s best newspaper columnist for his weekly column in the Montreal Gazette: the second time in six years he won the award. In 2003, he was a Gemini Award finalist for Best Canadian Documentary-writer for his film Juggling Dreams, one of three Gemini nominations. He has also been nominated for three Writers Guild of Canada Awards and a Genie Award. He has won two Chris Awards for Best North American Current Affairs Documentary.

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Features & TV Movies:
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North to Nowhere (1991)
Paradise Lost (TV-1994)
Escaping from History (1994)
The Last Train (1993)
Merchandizing Murder (1995)
The Envelope Please (TV-1996)
At Your Service: The Cater Culture (TV-1997)
Castro’s Gold (1998)
Coat of Many Countries (TV-1999)

Polar Bear Safari (2000)
Wild for Weather (2001)
Juggling Dreams (TV-2002)
To Kill or to Cure (TV-2003)
In Search of Sleep: an Insomniac`s Journey (TV-2004)
China`s Sexual Revolution (TV-2006)
My Messy Life (2008)

Where Did I Put…My Memory? (TV-2010)
Life Below Zero (2012)
The Taming of the Queue (TV-2017)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Ticket to Heaven (1981)
A Song for Quebec (1988)

Between the Solitudes (1992)
The Last Train (1993)
Magic Time (1997)
Coat of Many Countries (TV-1999)

Selling the Water (2000)
Polar Bear Safari (2000)
Wild for Weather (2001)
Juggling Dreams (TV-2002)
China’s Sexual Revolution (TV-2007)

Where Did I Put…My Memory? (2010)
Life Below Zero (2012)
The Taming of the Queue (TV-2017)