The day after the Gemini Awards Gala, Léa Clermont-Dion spoke on social networks to denounce a moment of the evening in which she was to take part as a presenter and director. The one that was to be dedicated to highlighting the documentaries celebrated by the Academy, but which was instead stolen by Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge to deliver a rambling and impromptu speech.
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“Yesterday evening, during the televised Gala of the Gémeaux awards superbly hosted by Véronique Cloutier, a moment was dedicated to highlighting the documentaries celebrated by the Academy. Ingrid Falaise and I had the great honor of speaking. Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge took the personal and improvised initiative to interrupt our segment in order to speak, ”explained on her Facebook and Instagram page the co-director of the documentary I salute you bitch: misogyny in the digital age, currently at the 'attach.
“I respect the debate, but I found it a shame, because we were FINALLY highlighting the tremendous work of shadow documentarians having a real impact on Quebec society, she continues in her publication which has so far garnered 2,500 likes and shared 880 times.
She continues her post by citing some documentary productions “that should have been celebrated during this three-minute hiatus. As a matter of principle, I want to highlight them today, ”added the director of the documentary You just have to complain.
"Wishing that this publication will be seen and shared a lot," replied Alexandre Champagne in a comment that has been liked more than 350 times.
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