L E   F I F A
L E   F I F A


Mélanie Trugeon

France | 2021 | 11 min
French, English |
Subtitles: French
Kubra is an Afghan performer who is a refugee in Paris. Her body is the medium that she has chosen to tell her story. Her relationship with it has been changed by her current situation, but her art remains controversial. Is fighting the only way for Kubra to exist?
Others festivals:
Molise Cinema Festival, Italy (2021)
Olhares do Mediterraneo Women’s Film Festival, Portugal (2021)
Go Debut European Film Festival, Lithuania (2021)
Director Mélanie Trugeon
Production Amélie Quéret (Respiro Productions)
Cast Kubra Khademi


Mélanie Trugeon

Mélanie Trugeon

Mélanie Trugeon is a writer and director of documentaries. She studied humanities and social sciences with a focus on cinema, with a study dedicated to the Bulgarian filmmaker Slatan Dudow known for his film Kuhle Wampe (Frozen Bellies, 1932). She then joined the contemporary creation scene. Melanie participated in the conception and implementation of artistic projects before dedicating herself full time to her directing activities. Her projects deal with intimacy and identity. She gives a central place to binary and non-binary women. Kubra is her first short documentary film. She is currently developing her documentary film Mon corps, ce pays (Respiro Productions). With this title, she participated in the Conceiving a Documentary Project workshop at La Fémis in 2019, and for which she received the FIPADOC 2021 Best Pitch Award. Kubra will also be one of the protagonists of this film. In addition, she was nominated last October for the 2019 COAL Prize for her graphic novel Le désert d’Ata, co-written with Claire Malary, published by Actes Sud, in 2021.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
L’homme-oiseau (2022)
Mon corps, ce pays (2022)
Performance ww in the city (2019)
Lideresas ashaninka (2018)

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