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Subsistances

Subsistances

Raphaëlle De Groot, Maxime Girard

Canada | 2017 | 38 min
French |
Subtitles: English
Available on ARTS.FILM from September 30, 2022

The fruit of a year in the life of artist Raphaëlle de Groot in Minganie, Quebec, Subsistences draws a poetic documentary picture focusing on the cultural, social, and environmental aspects of a far-removed region.
Director Maxime Girard, Raphaëlle De Groot
Participation Aurore Déraps, Jean-Guy Gallant, Léopold Gallant, Chantal Harvey, Aimé Jomphe, Edouard Kaltush, Louis Lalo, Annick Latreille, Le Savoir de nos grand-mères, John John Malec, Jean Mestokosho, Rita Mestokosho, Guylaine Michel, Yannick Michel, Rémy Morisset, Anastasia « Natah » Nolin, Benoit Nolin, Julie Plante, Devon-Lee Rich, Carole Routhier, Sylvain Roy, Mirko Sabatini, Marie-Andrée Vaillancourt, Guy Côté, Rachel Cormier, Mathieu Bourdon, Robert Bellefleur, Léo Basile
Editing Raphaëlle De Groot, Maxime Girard
Concept Raphaëlle De Groot
Sound mixing Philippe Durand
Cinematographer Léo Harvey-Côté
Cinematography Charlotte Lalou Rousseau, Léo Harvey-Côté, Maxime Girard, Raphaëlle De Groot
Music Mirko Sabatini, Saverio Damiani, Diego Cofone, Samuele Venturin, Mirko Sabatini
Other Justine Bourdages, Réjean Cormier, Louise Dupont, Véronique Leblanc, Käthe Roth, Charlotte Lalou Rousseau, Hélène Saint-Onge, Jean Charles Zanon, Caroline Beaulieu
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Raphaëlle De Groot

Raphaëlle De Groot

Focusing on the process, Raphaëlle de Groot’s artistic endeavour calls upon individuals and communities to participate in the development of tidbits and tales. Elaborated through collaborations or collections of fragments, her works can include drawings, photos, videos, installations, and performances. She recently directed Subsistences Inniun, a multifaceted project inspired by her meeting with the First Nation and non-native communities of Minganie, in the Moyenne-Côte-Nord region (curated by Véronique Leblanc). Raphaëlle de Groot has a Master of Visual and Media Arts from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Her works have been exhibited in North America, South America, and Europe since 1997. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Sobey Art Award in 2012.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Study 5, A New Place (2015) ; La Réserve (2012) ; Porter (2011) ; L’Art d’accommoder les restes (2008) ; Study 4 (2007) ; Open Rehearsal (2005) ; Exercice filmé 1 (2002).
Maxime Girard

Maxime Girard

Maxime Girard has a Bachelor of the Interdisciplinary Program of Arts of Chicoutimi, Quebec, and studied Philosophy at the Université Laval. He’s mainly working on fiction films, but always with a sociologic and philosophic point of view on human history. The documentary aspect of his films emerges from his work as a filmmaker and video editor for the company La Boîte Rouge Vif.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Pod Post (2017) ; White Light (2016) ; China Dolls (2016) ; Asepsie (2014) ; Nuestras Voces, Nuestra Imagen (2013) ; Insomnium In memoria (2013) ; Marelle (2012).

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