Documentaries from Madagascar, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guyana, Martinique, Lapland, Mozambique, Angola, Senegal, South Africa, the Caribbean ... by Marie-Clémence Paes and Cesar, Licinio Azevedo, Zeze Gamboa, Hery Rasolo, Camille Mauduech, Ramadan Suleman, William Mbaye, Gilles Elie-Dit-Cosaque
Films where music can be the subject, but also a mean to reach out to the other
In Ouagadougou, Konomba Traoré, balafon master, initiates his son in the manufacture and the sacralization of a balafon. The material is transformed, the knowledge transmitted and the ancestors are informed thanks to this prodigious character. Konomba is both authoritarian, funny and passionate. PRIX BARTOK 27ème bilan du film...
Portrait of Désirée Lieven, a Russian princess who was born in Latvia in 1898 and died in Paris in 1991. In France since 1920s she was involved whith the Parisian Bohemia and took part in the big events of the 20th century. More than a biography, the film is the testimony of a woman who loved life passionately.
After 50 years we find some characters and artisans belonging to the film Chronicle of a Summer (1960) directed by Jean Rouch and Edgar Morin. Among testimonies, memories and unpublished images of the film, the past and the present pass trough comparison and dialogue, the portraits are completed and some aspects and moments of this unique experience...
People in Madagascar tackle the financial crisis inventively and sustainably, never losing their unique identity... The DVD includes the film (84min) + an exclusive interview with the director Lova Nantenaina. It is Region free, NTSC and PAL, playing in any device worldwide!
At the heart of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius, Madagascar and Réunion are trying to attract foreign investment in order to continue their development. In Madagascar, Fort Dauphin, a partnership was signed with Rio Tinto for the extraction of ilmenite. But what are the benefits for the people?