Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette

  • Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette – Le ring aka The Fight (2007)

    2001-2010Anaïs Barbeau-LavaletteArthouseCanadaDrama

    Jessy, age 12, dreams of becoming a wrestler. Already, life is a daily fight; home is chaotic and his innocence is quickly disappearing. Reality hits hard in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, a poor area of Montreal, but it can’t compete with the Friday night wrestling that gives Jessy the courage to escape his destiny. “Le Ring” tells the story of a little fighter determined to make his own way.Read More »

  • Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette – Inch’Allah (2012)

    2011-2020Anaïs Barbeau-LavaletteArthouseCanadaDrama


    Chloe is a young Canadian doctor who divides her time between Ramallah, where she works with the Red Crescent, and Jerusalem, where she lives next door to her friend Ava, a young Israeli soldier. Increasingly sensitive to the conflict, Chloe goes daily through the checkpoint between the two cities to get to the refugee camp where she monitors the pregnancies of young women.

    As she becomes friends with Rand, one of her patients, Chloe learns more about life in the occupied territories and gets to spend some time with Rand’s family. Torn between the two sides of the conflict, Chloe tries as best she can to build bridges between her friends but suffers from remaining a perpetual foreigner to both sides.Read More »

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