Memoires des Souvenirs

Mémoire Moire des souvenirs (Remembering Memory) is a film about the writer Hélène Cixous (France), inspired by her autobiographical text “Rootprints”, which traces her European/North African Jewish heritage and reflects upon how it has shaped her writing experience. World renowned writers including Jacques Derrida, Marie-Claire Blais and Anne Hébert are interviewed. Shot on location in Morocco, France, Canada and the USA.

1998 Hot Docs Film Festival: Best Direction in a Documentary / The Telefilm Award: Best Director
Genie Award: Best Short Documentary

Director: Lara Fitzgerald
Producer: Elizabeth Yake
MUSIC / ARRANGEMENTS: Nicholas Stirling

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