“Ardently asserts that a rooted and gainful member of our community should deserve an enduring stake within it.”
Director Bio :
Hélène Goupil is a French-American journalist who films and edits documentaries.
She’s a film fellow and producer at Still I Rise Films where she helped start and run a fellowship program for women filmmakers and artists. She shoots and edits films for A Moment in Time Productions.
Most recently, she directed and edited “The Seed,” a short documentary that spans 10 years of San Francisco’s “Flower Man.” The film won the grand prize at the 2021 San Francisco Independent Short Film Festival. She edited “We All Break,” a feature documentary on Haitian Vodou and jazz funded by The Shifting Foundation and she filmed parts of an upcoming feature film that will premiere in Berlin in October 2021. She’s currently in production for another short documentary.
She holds a Master’s degree from U.C. Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism and she’s created and ran video workshops and taught video at U.C. Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism as well as high schools in the Bay Area. Hélène Goupil is the co-author of “San Francisco The Unknown City.”
For more information, visit Helenegoupil.com.