Outaouais Live! is a 12-part, English-language, arts magazine format series to be filmed at various locations throughout the Outaouais. It will showcase musicians, artists of various practice, galleries, and cultural and performance spaces, all with a somewhat uptown vibe. Produced with the 100 Mile Arts Network.
February 9th: Coffee Chats with Guy Rex Rodgers, Screenwriter
Guy Rex Rodgers, Screenwriter of What We Choose to Remember, will join us on Thursday, February 9th at 10:00 am for our Coffee Chats. Join the conversation!
Guy Rex Rodgers is a screenwriter and graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada. He has worked extensively on multimedia productions in Canada, Europe and the USA and has also worked in documentary television as a writer and interviewer.
In 2020, on the 50th anniversary of Québec’s FLQ crisis, Guy Rex Rodgers began writing and directing a series of documentaries to examine the evolving sense of identity and belonging in Quebec’s minority English-speaking communities, interviewing dozens of Quebecers in six groups based upon waves of immigration.
His feature length documentary entitled What We Choose to Remember opened the Hudson Film festival in May 2022, produced with the National Film Board’s Filmmaker’s Assistance Program. The film has been invited to screenings in every region of Quebec, each session followed by a conversation with the audience about identity and belonging in Quebec.