Catherine MacLellan revisits her father's history with depression in new documentary

Catherine MacLellan, daughter of singer-songwriter Gene MacLellan, dropped by q to perform and talk about her documentary The Song and the Sorrow.
Catherine MacLellan and host Tom Power in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (Vanessa Nigro/CBC)

Originally published on October 9, 2018

In a new documentary called The Song and the Sorrow, singer-songwriter Catherine MacLellan examines the life of her famous father, Gene MacLellan, and their shared struggles with depression. She stopped by the q studio to perform and talk to Tom Power about making the documentary.

The Song and the Sorrow opens the Rendez-Vous with Madness Film Festival on Oct. 10. 

Produced by Stuart Berman




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