Fascinated by the art of filmmaking as well as by social issues and human creativity, Alexandra Guité has directed several films, both documentaries and fiction films. Compelled to present people's resiliency and need to create even in a context of crisis, she directed The Art of Resistance, a slice-of-life documentary on Argentine artists and creators who use their art to make a difference. Since 2006, she has completed numerous short films such as The Island on the expropriation of Bonaventure Island's and the inhabitant's descendants quest for their roots. In 2010, she completed a series of 12 short documentaries for the NFB's Sound Ecology Web documentary. She is presently working as a videographer for CBC/Radio-Canada, capturing riveting stories on social issues. Deeply interested in human dynamics and the art of visual storytelling, she is also developing a feature fiction film and a documentary that dive into the stories of a legendary family from her native village on the Gaspé coast.