About Quatre Jeudis Productions
Quatre Jeudis inc. is an award-winning, Quebec-based documentary production company. It was founded in 2001 by Eric Scott in order to produce one-off films that uncover new stories,
stimulate social debate and challenge conventional wisdom.
With years of previous experience in the field, Eric Scott makes films that are both engaging and
passionate. The company’s business plan is to produce compelling and marketable
documentaries that are clearly Canadian, yet capable of inspiring a global audience.
His fourth film, “Outremont and the Hasidim” was produced in collaboration with Société Radio Canada. It aired in the spring of 2020. This documentary explores the growing tensions between the majority of French-speaking residents of Outremont, a well-to-do Montréal neighbourhood, and the “Hasidim” or ultra-Orthodox Jews who, settled in the area over 70 years ago. How far are their Québécois neighbours willing to go to reasonably accommodate the Hasidim and their unique