Sophie Deraspe at IFFR
Sophie DERASPE (1973, Canada) fell into cinema through studies in Visual Arts in Austria and Literature at the University of Ottawa and Montreal. As both a director and a cinematographer, she worked primarily in documentary before making her first feature Rechercher Victor Pellerin/Missing Victor Pellerin (2006). Les signes vitaux/Vital Signs (2009), her second feature film, was in IFFR's Tiger Competition and she won the FIPRESCI award at Torino Film Festival for Les loups (2015). The documentary Le profil Amina/A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile was selected as a World Cinema Documentary in Sundance and won the Special Jury Prize at Hot Docs.
Moi, la mer, elle est belle (1998, short), Flea Market (We Are Used and Cheap) (2000, short), Diet Sub-Title (2002, short), Saute la coche (2003, short), ADN-X (2005-2006, short), Rechercher Victor Pellerin/Missing Victor Pellerin (2006), Les signes vitaux/Vital Signs (2009), Les loups (2014), Le profil Amina/A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile (2015), The Seven Last Words (2018, co-dir)