Marie-Michèle Cyr

Marie-Michèle lives and works in Montréal/Tiohtià:ke. She studied film production at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University and went on to work as a director, producer, editor and cinematographer on independent projects. Her first short film, Blush, was screened at Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ + International Film Festival and Image + Nation, among others. As a visual artist, she has worked mainly with projections and scenography under the name Boycott (2015-17), which led to VJ appearances across Canada. Inquisitive and self-taught, she is interested above all in political and poetic ways of thinking about cinema. The co-founder of Earthbound Wrestling, a key part of the Montreal underground, she also co-founded Earthbound Futures, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering queer youth. She is currently a documentary producer at Parabola Films.