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féminin

LEZ SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT CHLOÉ ROBICHAUD’S WONDERFULLY WOMEN-CENTRED WEB SERIES

“It represents down-toearth friendship and positive energy”

Montréal-based web series Féminin/ Féminin is quietly fantastique. Brainchild of French-Canadian filmmaker Chloé Robichaud and Florence Gagnon – founder of the queer, bilingual magazine LSTW (lezspreadtheword.com) – this two-part, 16-episode drama is really quite beautiful in its prosaic, everyday depictions of a group of lez/ bi women’s intersecting lives in contemporary Canada.

Intrigued? Well, luckily for the anglophones among us, both seasons are now available with English subtitles (#biive). Tofind out more, Danielle Mustarde met the femmetastique women behind it.

CHLOÉ ROBICHAUD, CREATOR

Québécoise filmmaker Chloé Robichaud, 31,first made her name in filmmaking with the award-winning Sarah Prefers To Run in 2013 – thefirst season of Féminin/Féminin following soon after.

DIVA: Where did the initial idea for the web series come from?

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