I AM TOO SEXY FOR MY BODY, FOR MY BO-ODY
Forty years after the first edition of the Pan-African Festival of Algiers came the second edition in July 2009; I filmed several dance troupes rehearsing and performing; the dancers’ levitated bodies, the energy, grace and life that emanated from them. (F.P.)
Franssou Prenant was born in 1952. The filmmaker working mainly in Super-8 has directed L’Escale de Guinée (1987), Paris, mon petit corps est bien las de ce grand monde (2000) and Sous le ciel lumineux de son pays natal (2002). She has also worked as a scriptwriter, actress and editor for Raymond Depardon, Romain Goupil and Jacques Kébadian.
Her own films have been selected in numerous festivals in France and abroad: IndieLisboa, Viennale, IFFR, EntreVues – Festival du film de Belfort, Côté court, Visions du Réel…
Her last film, De la conquête, was selected in 2022 at the Rencontres du cinéma documentaire de Montreuil, at the États généraux du film documentaire de Lussas and at the FIDMarseille.
Survivance (Sophie de Hijes), Association Chrysalide, Franssou Prenant
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