Michaëlle Jean: A Woman of Purpose

Michaëlle Jean: A Woman of Purpose

                                Michaëlle Jean: A Woman of Purpose
| 52 min

In 2005, Michaëlle Jean became the Governor General of Canada. A social activist, global citizen, and black woman, she would redefine the possibilities of that office. While her national priorities were at-risk youth, women, and Indigenous peoples, her international success came from her cultural diplomacy. 2010: the earthquake in Haiti tragically brings her back to her homeland. Michaëlle Jean: A Woman of Purpose is an intimate and sensitive portrait of the stateswoman she came to be.

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Michaëlle Jean: A Woman of Purpose, Jean-Daniel Lafond, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Jean-Daniel Lafond
  • narrator
    Jean-Daniel Lafond
  • director
    Jean-Daniel Lafond
  • editor
    Babalou Hamelin
  • photography
    Jean-Daniel Lafond
  • additional images
    Alberto Feio
    Carlos Ferrand
  • sound recording
    Jean-Denis Daoust
    Jean-Daniel Lafond
    Catherine Van Der Donckt
  • lawyer
    Remy Khouzam
    Sophie de Champlain
  • insurance
    Bernard Guillemette
  • production accountant
    Martine Brunelle
  • producer
    Nathalie Barton
    René Chénier
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