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Les gestes de Saint-Louis

North American Premiere

Les gestes de Saint-Louis

Kita Bauchet

Belgium, Senegal | 2021 | 32 min
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This film will be presented during the event La Nuit de la danse on March 18, 2022 at Théâtre Outremont.

Les gestes de Saint-Louis is the result of a collaboration between Diagn’art, the renowned Senegalese contemporary dance company, and the Belgian and Swiss artists Kita Bauchet and Stéphanie Pfister. It presents a subjective view of the city of Saint-Louis and its daily life. A choreographic infiltration by two dancers and two cameras highlights the energies that make the city vibrate and celebrates the creative force of its young people.
Other festival:
Festival du film documentaire de Saint-Louis, Senegal (2021)
Director Kita Bauchet
Production Victor Claude, AJC! et Association Diagn'art
Editing Lucrezia Lippi
Choreography Alioune Diagne, Compagnie Diagn'art, Jules Romain Djihounouc, Compagnie Diagn'art, Roger Sarr, Compagnie Diagn'art
Cast Jules Romain Djihounouck, Roger Sarr
Sound Lancelot Hervé-Mignucci
Sound mixing Vincent Montrobert
Cinematography Stéphanie Pfister, Cecilia Piazza, Kita Bauchet
Graphic Creation Yoan Robin
Manager Makhtar Ba
Lighting Milena Trivier
Music Siegfried Canto

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Kita Bauchet

Kita Bauchet

A graduate of INSAS (Brussels), Kita Bauchet is a Belgian filmmaker. After several short fiction films, Violette et Framboise, Le temps d’un soufflé, Violette au Travail, in 2009 she directed La Fabrique de Panique, a feature-length documentary on the Belgian animated film Panique au village by Vincent Patar and Stéphane Aubier, will follow in 2016 Une vie contre l’oubli on the work of director André Dartevelle. In 2018, she created Bains Publics, which opened the doors to the Bains du Centre” in the heart of a popular district of Brussels. The film received the France Télévisions prize for best documentary at the International Festival of Women’s Films in Créteil as well as at the Brussels in Love festival and a special mention from the jury at the Signes de vie Clermont-Ferrand” festival.

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