Awards & Winners

Anne Claire Poirier

Date of Birth 06-June-1932
Place of Birth Saint-Hyacinthe
(Canada, Québec)
Nationality Canada
Profession Screenwriter, Film Producer, Film Director, Film Editor
Anne Claire Poirier is a Canadian film producer, director and screenwriter. She is one of the most important female filmmakers in Canadian history; her documentary film De mère en fille is the first feature film ever directed by a French-Canadian woman. Her film Mourir à tue-tête competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival. Mourir à tue-tête remains Poirier's best known film. In 1996, she directed the feature length documentary Tu as crié: Let me go to understand the events that led to the murder of her daughter. Tu as crié: Let me go received numerous awards including the Genie Award for Best Feature Length Documentary. In 1988 she was awarded the Prix Albert-Tessier. In 2001 she received a Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement in film.

Awards by Anne Claire Poirier

Check all the awards nominated and won by Anne Claire Poirier.


Genie Award for Best Feature Length Documentary
Honored for : Tu as crié: Let Me Go

Nominations 1997 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Genie Award for Best Feature Length Documentary Tu as crié: Let Me Go


Nominations 1980 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Achievement in Direction A Scream from Silence
Genie Award for Best Screenplay A Scream from Silence