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24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Un film dramatique

Un film dramatique

director: Eric Baudelaire
original title: Un film dramatique
country: France
year: 2019
running time: 114 min.

synopsis

For four years, the director has been meeting up with students of a film club at Dora Maar high school in the ethnically colourful city of Saint Denis near Paris, observing how the protagonists and filmmakers-to-be were growing up, looking for their roots and identity, finding a common form of their film in making that had supposed to be really about anything in the beginning. Through showing everyday banalities, the participants were learning to work with the language of film, constantly coming back with reflections on changing formats and contents of their intended work that was meant to become a metaphor of their own place in the world.

biography

Eric Baudelaire (1973) was born in Salt Lake City, but currently lives in Paris. Apart from filmmaking, he works with photography and visual arts. Ji.hlava IDFF has screened his films Also Known as Jihadi (2017) and Letters to Max (2014).

more about film

director: Eric Baudelaire
cast: Fatimata Sarr , Gabriel-David Pop, Alyssa David , Guy-Yanis Kodjo, Lina Ikhlef, Anida Ait Abdesselam , Ambrine Belarbi , Andres Castro Henao, Assia Chaiab , Melinda Damis , Océane El Faqir , Sabou Fofana, Gaëtan Gichtenaere, Bintou Kamate, Ibrahima Konate, Basile Leignel , Aissé Sacko , Rabyatou Saho , Mohammed Samassa, Manelle Zigh
producer: Eric Baudelaire, Camille Laemlé
photography: Claire Mathon, Alan Guichaoua, Raphaël Vandenbussche
editing: Claire Atherton
sound: Erwan Kerzanet, Philippe Welsh

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