Listen to the Beat of our Images

Listen to the Beat of our Images

Sixty years ago the French government decided to establish its space center in Kourou, French Guiana. 600 guyanese people were expropriated to allow France to realize its dream of space conquest. Combining field investigation and video-editing processes on archives, Listen To the Beat of our Images gives a voice to a silenced population.

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Country:
French Guiana

Year:
2021

Screens With:
The Territory

Directed by:
Audrey Jean-Baptiste, Maxime Jean-Baptiste

RT:
15 mins

Main Film Contact:
Audrey Jean-Baptiste (listentothebeatfilm@gmail.com)

Meet the Director:
Audrey Jean-Baptiste is a documentary and fiction filmmaker. She works between France and French Guiana. Her films address issues of race, gender and sexuality. Her first documentary Fabulous (2019) has been selected in about sixty international festivals.

Maxime Jean-Baptiste is a filmmaker based between Brussels and Paris. His audiovisual and performative work lies between documentary film and contemporary art. Nou voix (2018), his autobiographical video work, received the jury prize at the Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux de Paris.

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