OLYMPIA 52 REVISITED

Julien Faraut
Julien Faraut
Emmanuel Laurent | A coproduction with INSEP

Director Julien Faraut discovers Chris Marker's long for gotten first feature in the archives of France's Institute of Sport. Olympia 52 documents the Helsinki Olympics of 1952 in a way that foreshadows Marker's incredible career as one of the world's foremost documentarians. Faraut revisits the film and discovers how Chris Marker became Chris Marker.


FACING ONE'S MOTHER

Olivier Horn
Jean-René Lemoine
Emmanuel Laurent | A co-production with Dreamtime

A playwright returns to his birthplace of Haiti after his mother is murdered. Amidst the violent and devastated country Haiti has become, he rediscovers his origins and the inflexible spirit his mother was.