Fence Alexis Fortier-Gauthier 2017

Fence

Alexis Fortier-Gauthier / 2017 / 9 min.

Synopsis

An indigenous artist presents his work at a viewing in the city. Overcoming the feeling he is instrumentalized by the well-intentioned gallery owner, he sparks interest in potential buyers. He returns to his community, proud to have proven his talent.

Cast & Crew

Screenplay: Alexis Fortier Gauthier, Étienne Hansez
Direction of photography: Vincent Biron
Editing: Myriam Magassouba
Sound: Martyne Morin
Music: Peter Venne
Making sound: Patrice Leblanc
Mixing sound: Benoît Coallier
Artistic direction: Frédéric Devost
Actors: Jacques Newashish, Lise Roy

Genre


Fiction

Topics


Visual art, Cultural diversity, Human rights, Indigenous



Biography

Trained at UQÀM and INIS, Alexis Fortier Gauthier co-directed in 2004, the documentary "On the Quai de la Gare", awarded to the RVCQ. He then signed the short films "After All" (Genie Award 2008), "In the Snow" and "Gaspé Copper", who received a nomination in the category "Best short or medium length" at the Jutra in 2014. In 2016, he co-directed the feature film "D'encre et de sang" and continued the following year with the creation of two new short films, "La Voyante" andFormé at UQÀM and INIS, Alexis Fortier Gauthier co-directed in 2004, the documentary "On the Quai de la Gare", winner of the RVCQ, and then the short films "After All" (Genie Awards 2008), "In the Snow" and "Gaspé Copper". The latter obtains an appointment in the category "best short or medium length" to the Jutra in 2014. In 2016, he co-directs the feature film "Ink and Blood" and continues the following year with the creation of two new shorts, "The Seer" and "Palisade".




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