Between Us, A Secret

Beatriz Seigner, Toumani Kouyaté | Brazil, Mexico, Burkina Faso | 2020 | 78'
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from Thu 25 March - 2:00 PM
to Sun 28 March - 11:59 PM
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Synopsis
Toumani Kouyaté, a djeli or griô (master of words, storyteller, conflict mediator, councilor of kings) who lives between Brazil and France, returns to the home village of his family in the Mali, to accompany the rites of passage and initiation of the djelis, through telling stories and the power of the words.
Cast
Toumani Kouyaté, Mamadou Kouyaté, Bakari Kouyaté, Badou Kouyaté
Sales
Vitrine Filmes
Production
Miríade Filmes, Encantamento Filmes
Editing
Ricardo Terto, Beatriz Seigner, Toumani Kouyatè
Cinematography
Beatriz Seigner
Editing
Veronica Saenz
Subtitles
Italiano
Language
Portuguese, French, English, Bambara
Premiere
European premiere
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Biography
Beatriz Seigner is a Brazilian screenwriter and director, In 2009, she directed Bollywood Dream, the first coproduction between Brazil and India, selected by over twenty international festivals, including Busan, Tokyo and São Paulo. Los silencios, her second feature, was presented at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes in 2018 and won the Audience Award at FESCAAAL 2019. Between Us, a Secret was written with Walter Salles.
Filmography
2020 – Between Us, A Secret, ff (doc)
2019 - Neighbors, ff
2018 – Los silencios, ff
2010 – Bollywood Dream, ff
Biography
Toumani Kouyaté is a “griot” who was born in Mali in 1965. An all-round artist, he also uses dance and poetry to tell his stories. He currently lives in France. Between Us, A Secret is his directing debut.
Filmography
2020 – Between Us, A Secret, ff (doc)

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