The International Festival of Films on Art - 39TH Edition from March 16 to 28, 2021

Vocalités vivantes

Canada | 2018 | 81 min
French | Subtitles in English
Other: Claudia Kedney Bolduc, Ariane Lehoux
Sound mixing: Julien Éclancher
Editing: Jean-Philippe Gagnon
Music: Érick D'Orion
Artists: David Beaudemont, Rheal Cerenini, Jean-Yves Fréchette, Anne Kawala, Carl Lacharité, Georgette Leblanc, Jonathan Roy
Director: David B. Ricard
Categories :
FIFA Competition


Montreal Premiere - In attendance of the team of the film : David B. Ricard (director), Jean-Yves fréchette (artist), Yves Doyon (producer).
Presented in collaboration with Vie des Arts.

Commissioned to make a film around the process of creating a poetry-music show across the Canadian Francophonie, director David B. Ricard continues his reflection on his attachment to his native land. Taking viewers backstage as the film is shot, this documentary includes moments caught on the fly, encounters, and interviews recorded by the director. Much more than a look behind the scenes of a soundstage set, this documentary deploys an interesting reflection on the question of identity, providing perspective on how the Other regards the French language in Canada, both similar and profoundly different.


David B. Ricard

Filmography | Eurêka ! (2016) ; Surfer sur la grâce (2016) ; Le cul des autres (2011) ; Mauvaise (2010) ; Elle me jeta un sort (2007) ; Heptagone (2005)

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