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Alexe Poukine

Born in 1982, Alexe Poukine lives in Brussels. In 2006, she moved to Jordan to prepare a thesis that she abandoned to enrol in the Lussas Documentary School. Her graduation film, Petites Morts, was selected by several international festivals. In 2011, the FNAC gave her carte blanche for a photographic project that gave rise to an exhibition and the book, Un bouquet de houx vert et de bruyère en fleur. Her first feature documentary, Dormir, dormir dans les pierres, was screened in 2013 in multiple festivals. The same year, she joined the Fémis scriptwriting workshop. Her second feature documentary, Sans frapper, completed in 2019, has received numerous awards in prestigious festivals. In 2020, her short fiction film, Palma, was awarded the Special Jury Prize at Clermont and the Grand Prix at Brive, among others.