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L'inspecteur (The Inspector)

Project Overview

"In the Name of All Canadians" is a curated compilation of short documentaries, commissioned by Hot Docs in commemoration of Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation. The project brings together six filmmaking teams, each telling a different story inspired by Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The anthology invites viewers to collectively reflect on the historical document's shortcomings.
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Through hand-drawn animation, "L'inspecteur" intertwines the stories of four elder women who recall their experience as young French-speaking students and teachers during a time when the teaching of their language was made illegal in the Manitoba school system.
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The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America's largest documentary film festival, conference and market, held annually in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

In the Name of All Canadians Trailer

  • Director
    Jérémie Wookey
  • Director
    Annick Marion