Marianne Métivier is a Canadian-Filipina screenwriter and director from Tio'tia:ke/Montreal. Her short film She Who Wears the Rain (2019) was selected at the Berlinale Shorts Competition in 2020. She is currently developing her first documentary Back Home for which she received a development grant at the Talent Lab of the Montreal International Documentary Festival in 2020. She is also working on her first fiction feature The Splendour of Life that was selected at the TIFF Filmmaker Lab in 2021, where she received the TIFF Worb Filmmaker Fellowship. The film was also selected to participate in the FeatureLab 2023 of the Torino Film Lab. Her work mainly explores the sense of belonging to places and our relationship to the intangible.