Christene A. Browne

Christene A. Browne is an award-winning filmmaker. Born in St. Kitts, Browne moved with her family to Regent Park, Canada’s oldest and largest low-income community, in 1970. There she became involved in making videos, participating in and then leading the Regent Park Video Workshop Project before going on to attend Ryerson University's film program. Browne’s first dramatic feature, Another Planet, was the first feature film to be directed by a Black woman in Canada. In 2007 Browne completed Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language, a documentary series that looks at the History of Language from prehistoric time to the present day. In 2011 Browne was awarded the Documentary Filmmaker prize at the Women’s International Film and Television Showcase Visionary Awards. She lives in Toronto with her three children.

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