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June 10, 2023

Brian McKenna, Montreal documentary filmmaker with a ‘revolutionary spirit,’ dead at 77

Brian McKenna, esteemed documentary filmmaker and founding producer of CBC’s The Fifth Estate, died Friday at age 77. The award-winning journalist produced and directed over 60 films throughout his half-century career. He’s most recognized for his work on The Valour and the Horror, a documentary series that reshaped public conversation about Canada’s involvement in the Second World War. Source

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