Haiti – Cinema : The film Haiti «Freda» Prize for the best film TV5 Quebec-Canada

Haiti – Cinema : The film Haiti «Freda» Prize for the best film TV5 Quebec-Canada
24/11/2021 10:38:00

Haiti - Cinema : The film Haiti «Freda» Prize for the best film TV5 Quebec-Canada

The Haitian film “Fréda” by director Gessica Geneus, Produced by Ayizan Prod of Haiti, Sanosi Prod (France) and Merveille Prod (Benin) received the TV5 Quebec-Canada Best Film Award at the closing ceremony of the twenty seventh version of the CINEMANIA film competition in Montreal.

For a uncommon time in its historical past, the jury awarded the TV5 Quebec-Canada Best Film Prize to 2 tied movies. Rémy Girard, co-president of the jury, defined the difficulties encountered by the members of the jury in figuring out the winners. That’s why, for the TV5 Quebec Canada Best Film Award, the jury determined to honor two tied movies. The first, a heartbreaking film “Freda” about childhood struggles, with an distinctive younger actor of magnificent magnificence and unimaginable character. The second “Petite Natutre” by French director Samuel Theis with a touching forged, a treasured have a look at the nation’s youth and a uncommon feminine perspective on its society […]”

The film “Freda” tells the story of three women who have decided to leave a disadvantaged town in the grip of growing insecurity after a traumatic event.

“Freda is at the start the identify of a younger girl looking for emancipation. From the small grocery retailer her mom runs, Freda is confronted with this ambient anger as a person is gunned down on her doorstep. The onset of bodily loss of life can’t obscure extra intimate demons, and the film won’t ever stop to be crossed by the makes an attempt of its primary protagonist to disclose deeply buried traumas.”

Let’s recall that the feature film “Freda” is in competition at the Oscars 2022 https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-35234-icihaiti-cinema-the-movie-freda-by-gessica-geneus-in-competition-at-oscars-2022.html and has been widely acclaimed by critics and won several accolades, including the Special Mention of the François Chalais Prize at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-34255-icihaiti-cinemathe-haitian-film-fredahonored-at-the-2021-canne-festival.html ; the “Discovery Award for Best Work” and the “Fiction Feature Film Audience Award” at the Namur International Francophone Film Festival (Belgium) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-34977-haiti-news-zapping.html ; “Fespaco Silver Standard Prize for Best Sound” at the twenty seventh version of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso).

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