Le cimetière des marionnettes

Spain | 2014 | 15 min
French | Subtitles in English
Cinematography: Elena Molina
Distribution: Cicely Films Et Marionetes Nomades
Editing: Elena Molina
Music: Wanakanda
Producer: Pere Bigas, Elena Molina
Sound: Raquel Batet, Begoña Ruiz
Production: Cicely Films Et Marionetes Nomades


In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Désiré’s puppets lie in a cemetery after he had to abandon them. He brings them back to life with his friend Fabe, who is putting together a puppet show to make children aware of the importance of school. A story of friendship and resilience that presents art as a form of exchange and regeneration.


Elena Molina

Elena Molina studied in Madrid, Barcelona and Perugia, and is passionate about documentary film. She began working with Belkis Vega to coordinate the creative documentary workshop at the Bonnemaison Centre, and was responsible for cinematography for several of its projects. She also collaborates with Vega in the master’s program in observational documentary at Menéndez Pelayo University. A filmmaker for the program Not t’ho perdis on Catalan TV, she also works as an assistant director on fiction, video art and dance films.

Filmography | Quand j’étais petit (2015).

Screenings playing this movie

UQAM - Salle Jean-Claude Lauzon
Screening # 18
Des ailes et des ombres
FIFA Grand Panorama

Des ailes et des ombres

Switzerland | 63 min | 2016


Le cimetière des marionnettes
FIFA Grand Panorama

Le cimetière des marionnettes

Spain | 15 min | 2014

French | Subtitles in English