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Traces of Hope

Traces of Hope

Christine Doyon

Canada | 2019 | 50 min
English, Arabic |
Subtitles: English
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Having fled Syria for Lebanon, a group of young refugees is invited to join in the creation of an animated short film. In this perceptive and moving documentary by Christine Doyon, we meet young people who, though they carry the burden of their past and the weight of war, nonetheless overflow with dreams and desires. Through the creative process, they explore the freedom and salvation of art. 
Director Christine Doyon
Cinematographer Philippe Tremblay-Berberi

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Christine Doyon

Christine Doyon

Christine Doyon is a director, editor and scriptwriter from Montreal, Quebec, who is inspired by touching human stories of resilience and strength, inspiration which transcends both her documentary and fiction work. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Art History and a bachelor’s degree in Cinema from UQAM. Her first feature documentary Au Revoir ma Lou was selected at the 2012 edition of the Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois. In 2014, she directed her second feature documentary Bienvenue chez nous, which premiered at the Montreal World Film Festival and explores the life of a small Acadian village in New Brunswick, Canada. Traces of Hope is Christine’s third documentary, shot in Lebanon, as well and she is currently putting the finishing touches as the editor of the documentary Nav Bhatia, The Superfan, which is set to be released in 2019.

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Traces of Hope(2020) ; Bienvenue chez nous(2014) ; Au Revoir ma Lou (2013).

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