Pedro Pires

After collaborating with François Girard and Robert Lepage, 1998 Emmy Award winner Pedro Pires directed the short films Danse Macabre in 2008 which won 43 awards internationally, and HOPE in 2010, which won a Telefilm Canada prize for Outstanding Canadian Short. In 2012, he partnered with Lepage again to co-direct the feature Triptych. The film received a Honorable mention of the Ecumenical Jury at the Berlinale International Film Festival. In 2019, he released his first documentary feature Alexandre le fou for which he acted as Producer, Writer and Director. The film won Best Editing in a Feature Length Documentary at the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards and was also nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Film.

Alexandre the Fool
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