NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE, by Jil Servant (HD, 46 mn)
20 years of making documentary films, the opportunity to have a party, to celebrate a huge career, mine.
Pure happiness, that of making films about French West Indies for so many years, and that also of realizing that it is perhaps time to turn the page.
GUAVAS FOR THE ROAD, by Jil Servant (HD, 47 mn)
Back in the 1960s Pierrette left Martinique to seek a new life
She participated in a TV documentary about the city’s community of residents from the Caribbean, a film she never saw.
Now an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s, Pierrette returns, with her adult son, to her native island for the last time.
EDA’S CHOICES, by Jil Servant (HD, 67 mn)
Cantatrice, it’s an exciting job.
Diva, it’s mostly a choice, that Christiane EDA-PIERRE did not make.
NATION, PLACE DES ANTILLES, by Jil Servant (HDV, 47 mn)
Place de la Nation in the East of Paris is also called Place des Antilles (French West Indies).
Good thing, I was born in Paris, I live near this Place
and I am of Martinican origin.
Good thing, but I feel like neither a Parisian nor a Martinican…
PAULETTE NARDAL, BLACK WOMAN AND PROUD, by Jil Servant (BETA, 52 mn)
The journey of a woman of letters, the first Black journalist in Paris, who, by participating in the creation of La Revue du Monde Noir,
is at the origin of the recognition of Black culture in France
between the World Wars, and the rapprochement between
Black English-speaking writers like Hughes and Mac Kay
and French-speaking writers like Maran, Césaire and Senghor.
PRODUCER & DIRECTOR: Jil SERVANT
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