HELENE KLODAWSKY has been writing and directing social, political and arts films for over 25 years. Her films have been screened and televised around the world, and have received more than 25 awards, including honours from the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Jerusalem International Film Festival, the Mannheim International Film Festival, Hot Docs, Les Rendez-vous du Cinema Quebecois and the Academy of Canadian Cinema. Painted Landscapes of the Times (1986), Motherland (1994), What If (1999) Undying Love (2002), No More Tears Sister (2005), and her dramatic feature, Family Motel (2007) are some of her credits. No More Tears Sister opened the 2006 season of POV on PBS. Her latest feature documentary, Malls R Us, premiered at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC – the second time Helene participated in The Canadian Front Selection. She is a graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Reviews and articles about Helene’s work have appeared in many periodicals, including Globe and Mail, National Post, New York Times, Newsweek International, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, La Presse, The Independent, BBC News Service, Hindu Times, and the Asian Tribune. Helene Klodawsky is a member of Doc Organization, the Writer’s Guild of Canada, Réalisatrices Équitables, and the Quebec Executive of the Director’s Guild of Canada.