Millefiore Clarkes is an award-winning filmmaker from Canada’s smallest province, Epekwitk/Prince Edward Island. Through her company One Thousand Flowers Productions she produces a variety of media work: short and feature documentaries, music videos, drama, experimental shorts, and video installations. She received the 2019 DOC Institute’s Vanguard Award for her work as a documentarian.
She has directed four documentaries for The National Film Board of Canada: THE SONG AND THE SORROW, LOVE IN QUARANTINE, BLUE RODEO - ON THE ROAD, and ISLAND GREEN. THE SONG AND THE SORROW won Best Short Atlantic Documentary at FIN, Best Documentary at Silverwave Film Festival, Best Atlantic Doc at Lunenburg Doc Fest, and Best Mid Length Doc at The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival. It opened the Rendezvous with Madness Festival and was featured as part of the Hot Docs Mental Health Festival. Her recent works SOLASTALGIA won Best Canadian Short at the Silverwave Film Festival 2019, LOVE IN QUARANTINE won Best Non-Fiction Short at Yorkton Film Festival 2021, and GRANDMOTHERS won Best Atlantic Short Documentary at FIN 2022.
Her films have screened at festivals internationally and have been broadcast on CBC and Bravo! Her experimental short December in Toronto is featured on Vimeo’s Staff Picks, and her music videos have won a number of awards.
She is passionate about making films that connect us to one another and to nature.