Citoyens bois d'ébène

  • Citoyens bois d'ébène
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2016
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 52 (in minutes)

Dr. Emmanuel Gordien is a memor y activist. With his association, CM98, he restores to the West Indians the history and forgotten names of their ancestors who were slaves. An action closely related to his personal quest approach. He met Georges, the slave who was the first after abolition to carry his family name: Gordien. With him, we travel back to the footsteps of his ancestor, in Ile-De-France, Guadeloupe and Benin. A human adventure full of hope.

A film by Franck Salin

Guadeloupe, 2016, documentary, 52 min.

with Dr Emmanuel Gordien

Durée / Length : 52 min
Format: DVD 16/9

Réalisateur / Director: Franck Salin
Scenario/Script: Franck Salin
Images/Pictures: Philippe Bottiglione, Pascal Garel, Benoit Feller
Son/Sound: Adenauer Riscius, Steve Lancastre; Sylvain Tessier
Montage/Editing: Virginie Vericourt
Musique/Music: Danialou Sagbohan

Email : franck.salin(@)
Tél : +33603544631


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