1. In June 2016, this park was renamed Parc Ethel-Stark in honour of the violinist and conductor who co-founded the first women’s symphony in Montreal and in Canada. The Crescent named after Jutra in northeast Montreal took the name of the first female film director Alice Guy. The choice to name these locations after women responds to a gender imbalance where only 6% of street names in Quebec bear women’s names. [return to text]
2. Organized by Diane Poitras, the “Reprendre à tout prendre” conference, took place on November 12, 2015, at the Cinémathèque québécoise in Montreal: http://www.cinematheque.qc.ca/en/programmation/projections/film/reprendre-tout-prendre-colloque?pid=20678
Leach, Jim. Claude Jutra Filmmaker, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1999.
Lever, Jacques. Claude Jutra Biographie, Les Éditions du Boréal, 2016.