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Fence

Alexis Fortier-Gauthier / 2017 / 9 min. / Canada / FRENCH, Atikamekw / SUBS FRENCH, ENGLISH

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
  • Cinematographer : Vincent Biron
  • Editor : Myriam Magassouba
  • Sound : Martyne Morin
  • Music : Peter Venne
  • Sound design : Patrice Leblanc
  • Sound Mix : Benoît Coallier
  • Artistic direction : Frédéric Devost
  • Cast : Jacques Newashish, Lise Roy

Genre

Fiction

Topics

Visual art, Cultural diversity, Indigenous, Initiation story

Trailer

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Biography

Quebec City filmmaker Alexis Fortier Gauthier is the director of AFTER ALL (APRÈS TOUT), which won the Genie for Best Live Action Short Drama in 2008, as well as the award for Best Canadian Short Film and the Kodak Award for Best Cinematography in a Canadian Short at the 2007 CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival. He is the graduate of l’Université du Québec à Montréal, and l’Institut national de l’image et du son (INIS). In 2016, He codirect a low budget feature film named D’encre et de sang and two short films, Le vent dans face et Sans mot.

Festivals

- 2017 -
In Competition | Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada
In Competition | Fetsival du Film d'Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada
In Competition | American Indian Film Festival, USA

- 2018 -
In Competition | Victoria Film Festival, Canada
Special Screening | Festival de Clermont-Ferrand - "Talent tout court", France
Jury Prize | Vues dans la tete de..., Canada
In Competition | Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, Canada
In Competition | Movie Maker Victoria, Canada
In Competition | Native Spirit Film Festival, UK
Jury Prize | Festival de Cinéma Québécois des Grands Lacs, France

- 2020 -
In Competition | Indianer Inuit : North-American Film Festival, Germany

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