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Prison of the Sun

World Premiere

Prison of the Sun

Kaveh Nabatian

Canada | 2021 | 7 min
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This film is presented during the event La Nuit de la danse on March 18, 2022 at Théâtre Outremont.

World-renowned dancer Axelle Munezero recounts the social unrest resulting from the pandemic through waacking,” an African-American street dance born in Los Angeles in the 1970s. The short film is scored by the Canadian-Iranian director Kaveh Nabatian and mixed by Grammy winner British DJ Joseph Ray.
Director Kaveh Nabatian, Kaveh Nabatian
Colorization SJ Smith
Choreography Axelle Munezero
Sound mixing Joseph Ray
Cinematography Kaveh Nabatian
Costumes Patricia McNeil

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Kaveh Nabatian

Kaveh Nabatian

Kaveh Nabatian is an award-winning Iranian-Canadian director and musician whose evocative filmmaking has brought to life stories from the margins of society and across the world: Cuba, Haiti, Nunavut, New York and beyond. His film work ranges from A Crack in Everything, a feature documentary about Leonard Cohen, to masterminding the Rotterdam-premiering, experimental, seven-director anthology feature The Seven Last Words, to his feature narrative debut, the Cuba-set and shot Sin La Habana, currently on the festival circuit.
As a composer and trumpet player, he’s toured the world and released several critically-acclaimed albums with his Juno award-winning band Bell Orchestre. Committed to cinema education and outreach, Kaveh continues to work with emerging filmmakers at Haiti’s Artists Institute and in the Anishinaabe community of Kitigan Zibi. His films have screened at Hot Docs, TIFF, SXSW, BFI London, Seattle, Rotterdam, Miami, and dozens of others.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Sin La Habana (2020)
The Seven Last Words (2019)
A Crack in Everything (2018)
Holika (2015)
Nan Lakou Kanaval (2014)

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