Louise Bourque

Louise Bourque is an Acadian French Canadian filmmaker now living in Montreal after 25 years of absence, 20 of which were spent in the United States, and five in her native Edmundston, New Brunswick, where she made films and taught cinema. Over the years, her films have been screened in more than 50 countries across five continents. Her work has been presented in museums and galleries worldwide, including at the Museum of Civilization and the National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec in Quebec, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Bourque has received numerous honors for her work and has had several retrospective screenings, including one at La Cinémathèque québécoise in 2021. The book Imprints: The Films of Louise Bourque, edited by Stephen Broomer and Clint Enns, was officially launched on the occasion.