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Marie-France Guerrette

Marie-France Guerrette, director,
Photo of Marie-France Guerrette courtesy of NFB.

B: in Alberta

A passionate screenwriter, director and producer, Marie-France Guerrette began her career on television at age 14 as the co-host of a youth show on Radio-Canada. Since then, she’s been the director, senior producer or executive producer of several nationally broadcast programs and TV series. Dedicated to creating both French and English television programs and documentaries that entertain, enlighten and move a range of audiences, Guerrette made two successful short documentaries for the NFB, Le chœur d’une culture (Together in Harmony, 2008) and Mon père, le roi (My Father, the King, 2010). Unmothered, is her first feature-length documentary. It had its world premiere in 2018 at the Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie (FICFA), where it was nominated for the Prix La Vague for best documentary. These are her credits as a Director.