Marie-Eve Fortin is a Ph. D. graduate in Film studies and Arts and Media from Université de Montréal and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 respectively. Her thesis entitled Satirical parodies and documentary expressionism : the critical representation of the celebrity in the films of William Klein, analyses the use of celebrities by power structures as ideological vectors to influence the masses. Marie-Eve’s research interests also include the representation of occult arts and sciences in Sub-Saharan West-African cinema. Marie-Eve taught Documentary Cinema at Université de Montréal and Independent American Filmmakers of the 1980s and 1990s at Concordia University. She participated in a number of international conferences and film festivals including FESPACO in Burkina Faso, Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland and recently the Cannes Film Festival in France. She also curated the film retrospective and photography exhibition entitled: William Klein : The dissident eye presented at the Cinémathèque québécoise during the New Cinema Film Festival.