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Remembering Memory

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Born in Algeria in 1937, Hélène Cixous has been called the greatest living French-language writer. She is known for a diverse body of work in many genres--fiction, playwriting, criticism and even opera lyrics. Cixous' experimentation with language makes her one of the most fascinating and elusive authors of the century. This film, inspired by Hélène Cixous' autobiographical writings, explores her literary universe, tracing her family history--from the migrations of Moroccan, Algerian, German and Slovak Jews--through to her birth in Oran and immigration to France in 1955.

1999, 53 min 02 s

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Honorable Mention - Category: Humanities
International Film and Video Festival
October 25 to 27 2000, Columbus - USA

Award - Category: Best Direction - Lara Fitzgerald (Tied with Chris Triffo, director of DAD)
Hot Docs
February 18 to 22 1998, Toronto - Canada

Telefilm Canada Award - for Best Canadian Documentary (Tied with Chris Triffo director of DAD) - with a cash prize of $2,500$ for each winning directors
Hot Docs
February 18 to 22 1998, Toronto - Canada