Christene A. Browne
Christene A. Browne is the author of the novel Two Women. 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 is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has been broadcasted and screened internationally. In 1999 Browne became the first Black woman to direct and write a dramatic feature in Canada, Another Planet. In 2011 she was awarded the Visionary award by TheWIFTS Foundation for her ground-breaking documentary series Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language, a documentary series that looks at the history of language from prehistoric time to the present day, featuring Noam Chomsky. She is currently completing a feature length documentary and working as a lecturer in the Radio and Television Arts at Ryerson University. She lives in Toronto.
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