Jennifer Alleyn
Canada, Suisse

Born in Switzerland, Jennifer Alleyn is a filmmaker and photographer based in Montreal. A documentary filmmaker, she traveled the world solo for the show La Course Destination Monde in 1992. For her first fiction, she directed a segment of the collective feature film Cosmos, which received the CICEA Prize in Cannes in 1997. The short films Svanok, which received the Best Short Fiction Award in New York in 2009, followed by Delphine's gaze, which won an award in Solothurn, Switzerland. His films L'Atelier de Mon Père and Dix fois Dix, winners at the Montreal International Film Festival (FIFA) in 2011 and broadcast in Europe, confirm the finesse of his vision. She presented her first installation at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in collaboration with the writer Nancy Huston in 2011 and in 2016, she exhibited her recent work in Switzerland. In 2018, she launched Yakutia, a hybrid feature-length film, where fiction and truth-cinema intersect.