Catherine Martin was born in Quebec. She studied visual arts at college and continued in fine arts at Concordia University in Montreal where she studied film and photography. She has independently produced the short films Nuits d´Afrique (1990) and Les fins de semaine (1995). In 1998 she made her first documentary film, Les dames du 9e, followed by her first feature-length fiction film in 2001, Marriages. She has since directed Océan *(2002), *Dans les Villes (2006), L’esprit des lieux (2006), Trois temps après la mort d’Anna (2010) and Une jeune fille (2013). Her films have been screened at numerous international festivals, and have won awards in Quebec, the rest of Canada and abroad.
L’extrait de le semaine choisi par Catherine Martin