Born 1969, Quebec
Nancy Tatebe was a filmmaker and teaches filmmaking at a college in Montreal. Prior to her teaching career, she worked in the film industry in many capacities, among them as a field producer and production coordinator on both documentary and feature films. As a director, her short films have been screened at festivals across Canada and the United States including The Vancouver International Film Festival, The Montreal World Film Festival, as well as part of the What’s Happening film series at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Her film, Momiji: Japanese Maple, a personal account of her family’s internment experiences, has won several awards at festivals and continues to be used as a teaching tool in schools and universities in both Canada and the United States. In her current work, she hopes to encourage future generations of filmmakers to tell compelling stories and initiate social change.