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Helen Hill 1970-2007

American/Canadian Filmmaker, Wife and Mother - New Orleans and Halifax
Helen Hill was murdered in her home, shot by an intruder, in New Orleans, January 4, 2007.
Her husband Paul Gailiunas, and their two-year-old son Francis Pop, survived.
Memorial Website. Helen's home town news The State.
PBS-TV documentary. Helen's Film Farm story.

Helen Hill launching her book "RECIPES FOR DISASTER: Handcrafting Film"
at the 4th annual Splice This! Super 8 Festival, which funded its publication,
Barcode, 549 College St., Toronto (photo by John Porter - June 24, 2001)

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Paul Gailiunas, Helen Hill and Becka Barker with Paul's & Helen's pet pig Rosie,
at their home, 5515 Falkland St., Halifax. (photo by John Porter - September 18, 2000)

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Helen Hill painting on 16mm film in her kitchen at 5515 Falkland St., Halifax.
(photo by John Porter - September 16, 2000)

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Helen Hill at her "second Halifax home",
the Atlantic Filmmakers Co-operative animation room,
CBC Radio Building, 5600 Sackville St., Halifax.
(photo by John Porter - September 14, 2000)

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"The Halifax Ladies Film Bee" screening with Marcia Connolly, Helen Hill (host)
and Becka Barker at the 3rd annual Splice This! Super 8 Festival,
Barcode, 549 College St., Toronto. (photo by John Porter - June 23, 2000)

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Helen Hill's, Paul Gailiunas' and Rosie's postcard (2002)
"A Lucky Pig vendor serves two vegetarian customers - a rare sight in New Orleans!"
(Photo by Miriam Schoeman.)

Memorial Website. Helen's Film Farm story as told to John Porter.

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