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Farouchement Kittie

Farouchement Kittie

Alain Goudreau, Celine Goudreau, Pascale Robitaille

Canada | 2019 | 51 min
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Documentary on the colorful and electric universe of the painter and printmaker Kittie Bruneau. This woman takes her place, despite the obstacles, in this very masculine universe, surrounded by Pelland, Borduas, Gauvreau.

From Bonaventure Island to Pointe St-Pierre, The Maloney family, Coin du Banc, Le Chaufaud Museum in Percé. The Gaspé Peninsula with birds, fishes, legends. As her friend Morton Rosengarten notes, her painting blossomed on Bonaventure Island. Kittie has a life in motion. We will see her nomadic side and the countries she has crossed. All this life transpires in her artworks; her biography is in her painting : ” My painting is like my diary, it’s my life I carry it in me “.

A very powerful work, with a strong message. Testimony and memories will be shared. Workshops with Pierre Léon Tétreault in the Gaspé Peninsula. The artistic movements which cross her work like Cobra, La Relève. Those who ensure the continuity of the work. Those who have chosen to acquire Kittie’s artwork. A woman loved and admired by her peers.

This documentary is a window open to the woman and the artist she is. Colorful without filter, she gives herself to us.

” Here and now ” Kittie Bruneau
Codirection Pascale Robitaille, Celine Goudreau, Alain Goudreau
Archive Videos Nicole Thérien, Ghitta Caiserman-Roth, Kittie Bruneau
Script Céline Goudreau, Alain Goudreau
Production Alain Goudreau
Participation Le café des couleurs, Barachois, Musée Le Chafaud, Percé, Jean-Louis Lebreux, Sidney Maloney, Alex Noël, Pierre Raphaëlle Pelletier, Odette Pinard, Place des citoyens de Sainte-Adèle, Manon Régimbald, Morton Rosengarten, Franz Rousselle, Pierre-Léon Tétreault, Nicole Thérien, Charles Verreault, Claude Lafitte, Anouk Alibert, Anouk Alibert, Auberge Coin-du-banc, Percé, Denyse Beaugrand-Champagne, Mitzi Bidner, Bistro Le Forain, Gatineau, Kittie Bruneau, Centre d'art Rosynski, Ways Mills, Centre d'exposition de Val-David, Françoise De Repentigny, EFE, Galerie d'art virtuelle, Galerie Bernard, Montréal, Galerie Claude Lafitte, Montréal, Galerie Lounge TD, Montréal, Yvon Lajeunesse, Nathalie Gilbert, La maison amérindienne, Saint-Hilaire, Lise De Guire
Director of Photography Alain Goudreau
Editing Pascale Robitaille
Camera Alain Goudreau, Pascale Robitaille, Dennis Morris, Celine Goudreau, Nathalie Gilbert
Colorization Michel Robitaille
Concept Alain Goudreau
Music F. Visconte, G. Leonard, G. Leadman, V. Adams

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Alain Goudreau

Alain Goudreau

lain Goudreau studied cinema at UdeM and history at UQAM. Active in cinema since 1972, he has been an instructor in film workshops and has had several freelance contracts (camera, sound recording, editing) for Radio-Canada, Télé Québec and Cinéfilm. He has collaborated with several filmmakers including Mireille Dansereau, Marilu Mallet and Roger Racine. In 2017, he directed and produced the documentary Du Sable dans les bottes. In the 1970s, he was a co-founder of the Association of Amateur Filmmakers of Quebec. He has served on several boards of directors.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Farouchement Kittie (2019); Second regard” sur Myra Cree (2019); Du sable dans les bottes (2017); Jean Cloutier, devoir de mémoire (2017); Un auteur, un livre (2017); Escale nautique (20132018); Père Benoit Lacroix et l’amour (2013); Bleu Voile Océanique (20092012).
Celine Goudreau

Celine Goudreau

Céline Goudreau is a visual artist who divides her time between producing visual arts and teaching printmaking to adults in an artist-run center. Since 1987, she has had solo and group exhibitions in Quebec, Canada, the United States, Cuba, Bulgaria and Switzerland. She holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in visual arts, as well as a diploma in art education and a certificate in teaching. She received a grant from the CALQ in 2021.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Farouchement Kittie (2019)
Pascale Robitaille

Pascale Robitaille

Filmmaker. Web capsule projects (Bleu Voile Océanique en route to the Quebec St Malo transat, 2012). She made various contracts (Charles Doutrelepont’s conference) and edited for Martin Forgues’ short film (A tea with the enemy). A documentary as assistant director (Du Sable dans les bottes). She directed a medium-length film about Myra Cree. Literature, dance, theater and socio-cultural animation at UQAM.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Farouchement Kittie (2019); Second regard” sur Myra Cree(2019); Du sable dans les bottes (2017)

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