About Me

BIOGRAPHY:

Abigail Hirsch is a Hungarian-born Montreal-based filmmaker and the founder of AskAbigail Productions. A professionally trained social worker, Hirsch launched her media career in Montreal in 2007. Hirsch has covered local Jewish events in Montreal, Toronto, New York and Israel including the Montreal Israeli Film Festival, Le Mood, and the Montreal International Yiddish Theatre Festival, engaging the public in a dialogue building peace and better understanding of Jewish culture and society. AskAbigail productions has also created a series of films about  a class of High school students from Brossard, diagnosed with autism, who create animated shorts “Qui-es tu”  “Who are You” and a play “Personnages en quete d’identite” Person in Search of an Identity.