Directed by Ian Lagarde, Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette
Merce lives in Centro Habana, a modest yet extremely lively neighborhood of Havana, Cuba. She and her friends own the streets, where they kill time without an ounce of boredom. They dance and play night and day, seemingly carefree and masters of themselves. A tourist has left a game console at her place. The television's strong images and peculiar sounds hypnotize her, and she dances by herself on alien songs. Her country, like herself, are at the dawn of radical change.
Themesfriendship, dance, technologies, preteen
Ian Lagarde studied film production at Concordia University. He has directed the documentary The American Savannah , and the shorts Vent solaire, Planche à l'oeil, and Éclat du jour. He also did the cinematography on several shorts and and Denis Côté's Vic+Flo saw a bear.
In 2009, Gabrielle co-founded Voyous Films (which has become Voyelles Films). Since then, she's co-produced several music videos and short films. She studied film at Concordia University and has never stopped writing since then. As she is cumulating experiences in cinema, Gabrielle is directing every effort in making her work an ambitious event of astonishing encounters.
Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette (Voyelles Films)
Ian Lagarde, Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette
|Sound||Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette, Theo Porcet|
FNC Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Montréal | 2017 | Official Competition