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Sarah Spring named board chair of RIDM, DCM

The Montreal International Documentary Festival and Doc Circuit Montreal have appointed Sarah Spring (pictured) as chair of the organizations' board of directors, effective immediately.
September 22, 2015

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) and Doc Circuit Montreal (DCM) have appointed Sarah Spring (pictured) as board chair, effective immediately.

Spring replaces Mila Aung-Thwin – chair of RIDM and DCM since 2010 – as the fourth chairperson since RIDM’s founding in 1998.

She previously served as the co-president of the Documentary Organization of Quebec, and is the co-founder of Parabola Films, a boutique prodco specializing in innovative, feature-length documentaries.

Working alongside international filmmakers, she has produced a raft of feature films for broadcast and festival circuits, including Nuestro Monte Luna, Ariel, Jeppe on a Friday, St. Henri the 26th of August, Roadsworth:Crossing The Line and H2Oil.

The 18th annual RIDM will be held from November 12 to 22. The professional market, meanwhile, will take place from November 14 to 18.

 

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