Born in 1965, Canadian filmmaker, editor, cinematographer, media artist and cultural activist. She has taught filmmaking and media arts at the Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver.
1998 A Cow At My Table (doc.)
2003 The Corporation (doc., co-dir.)
Director, editor, producer and author of over fifty films, videos and books. With Peter Wintonick he realized Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media, which was Canada's all-time, top-grossing feature documentary. Achbar's companion book to the film hit the national best-seller list in Canada. He collaborated with editor Jennifer Abbott to create Two Brides and a Scalpel: Diary of a Lesbian Marriage (1999), a low-budget video diary by the couple known as Canada's first legally married lesbians. His last film, The Corporation, won many awards on international festivals.
1994 Toward a Vision of a Future Society (short, doc.)
1992 Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (doc.)
1999 Two Brides and a Scalpel: Diary of a Lesbian Marriage (doc.)
2003 The Corporation (doc.)