Author Hélène Jasmin recently compiled this biography (in French) about the famous filmmaker who passed away in 2013 and illustrious creator of The Mighty River and The Man Who Planted Trees. Published by LIDEC as part of its “Célébrités” series, the book recounts the life of this internationally renowned artist and great friend of St. Lawrence belugas and the GREMM.
A few of Frédéric Back’s beluga illustrations:
In 1988, with his colleagues from Radio-Canada, Frédéric Back adopted the male beluga Antarès.
A native of Ville Saint-Laurent, Hélène Jasmin is a journalist, documentalist, lecturer, researcher and vice president at La Belle Amérique. To learn more about Hélène Jasmin.
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