Winner, Best Animated Feature Film, 2017 Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet, is invited to perform at a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran, but she’d…
Ann Marie Fleming is an Asian-Canadian independent filmmaker, writer, and artist. Born in Japan to Chinese and Australian parents, Fleming creates work that addresses themes of family, identity, history, and memory.
Her acclaimed short films include: You Take Care Now (1989), New Shoes (1990) Blue Skies (2002) I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors (2010), Big Trees (2013) and Question Period (2019).
Ann Marie adapted her award-winning 2003 animated documentary The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam into an Eisner Award-nominated graphic novel in 2007.
Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming (2016) was named Best Animated Feature Film at the 2017 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
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