Helene Klodawsky has been writing and directing feature length documentary and narrative films for almost 30 years. Her films have been screened and televised around the world, and have received more than 25 honours, including awards from the Academy of Canadian Cinema, Hot Docs, Les Rendez-vous du Cinema Quebecois, the Jerusalem International Film Festival, the San Francisco International Film Festival, and the Mannheim International Film Festival. Painted Landscapes of the Times (1986), Shoot and Cry (1988),Motherland (1994), What If (1998),Undying Love (2002), No More Tears Sister (2005), Family Motel (2007) and Malls R Us (2009) are among her best known films.
Catbird Productions of Montreal has just released COME WORRY WITH US!, Helene Klodawsky’s newest film featuring Thee Silver Mount Zion Memorial Orchestra. Violinist Jessica Moss and singer/guitarist Efrim Menuck are struggling to balance parenthood with making music in their internationally acclaimed Montreal-based band. They are one of a growing number of bands to have accepted an infant (Efrim and Jessica’s son, Ezra) into their touring life. More….