Barbeau-Lavalette, Anaïs


Born in 1979, the 2012 Artist for Peace, Anaïs Barbeau‐Lavalette has made several feature-length documentary films that received numerous awards. She has also directed two feature films, Le Ring (2008) and Inch'allah (2012, Fipresci Prize in Berlin). She is the author of a travel book, Embrasser Yasser Arafat (Kiss Yasser Arafat, 2011) and two novels, Je voudrais qu'on m'efface (I Want Someone to Erase Me, 2010) and the best-selling and critically acclaimed La femme qui fuit, (2016 Quebec Booksellers’ Prize).