Brenda Longfellow

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Brenda Longfellow is an Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies in the Department of Film, York University and an award-winning filmmaker. She has published articles on documentary, feminist film theory and Canadian cinema in Public, CineTracts, Screen, Camera Obscura and the Journal of Canadian Film Studies. She is a co-editor (with Scott MacKenzie and Tom Waugh) of the anthology The Perils of Pedagogy: The Works of John Greyson (2013) and Gendering the Nation: Canadian Women Filmmakers (1992). Her documentaries have been screened and broadcast internationally, winning Best Cultural Documentary for Tina in Mexico at the Havana International Film Festival (2002); a Canadian Genie for Shadowmaker/ Gwendolyn MacEwen, Poet (1998) and the Grand Prix at Oberhausen for Our Marilyn (1988). She was the 2018 recipient of the inaugural Faculty Research Award in the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design at York University. Her most recent project, the interactive documentary OFFSHORE, is available at: offshore-interactive.com