Robin McKenna

By Aman Singh February 2, 2018

Director, Producer, Writer

GIFT is Robin’s first feature documentary.  Currently, she is directing a short film with the National Film Board for the Governor General’s Awards for the Performing Arts – and finishing Thanadoula, a short animated documentary fairytale about a girl’s search for her older sister and the “crow magic” connecting them. She is producer/co-director of Medicine, a feature documentary in post-production, about ayahuasca, medicine and healing.

Robin began making films with La Course destination monde.  Her film The Great War Experience won Yorkton Film Festival’s Founders’ Award in 2007. Her cinematography credits include City of Borders (Berlinale, Hot Docs 2008) and The Take with Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis (AFI Best Documentary, 2004.) She is an alumnus of Hot Docs Doc Lab, and has been a filmmaker-mentor with Wapikoni Mobile.


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