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PROGRAM

Acadiana

  • Canada
  • 2019
  • 9min
  • color
  • Documentary
  • ALL
  • Asian Premiere

Acadiana is the name of a region in Louisiana where French immigrants, who used to live in the Northeastern part of the US, the former French colony, moved and settled down. In this historical context, the film observes people enjoying a Crawfish Festival held in a small city of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, in May 2017, to catch the change brought by the election of Donald Trump as president. The gloomy sound that plays over the people going in for the festival events such as parades and a crawfish eating contest demonstrates the perspectives that the directors from Québec take. (Jinna LEE)

 

[Screening Information]

-UMFF On Air (Online Screening) / 10.23 ~ 10.27 (5 days) / World-wide Open

* Every film is only available from 00:00(KST) on its start date to 23:59(KST) on its end date. 

Director

  • Guillaume FOURNIER, Samuel MATTEAU, Yannick NOLIN

    Guillaume Fournier is a writer and producer and has written the screenplay of the feature film Elsewhere, which was released in 2018. Samuel Matteau, a filmmaker debuted with Elsewhere delivered a touching portrait of his mother in the documentary Silent Combat. Yannick Nolin attended film school in Saint-Hyacinthe and Montreal. He works as a director of photography and makes short films.

Credit

  • ProducerJean-Pierre VÉZINA
  • Cinematography Yannick NOLIN
  • Editor Samuel MATTEAU
  • Music Mathieu ROBINEAU
  • Sound Mathieu ROBINEAU
  • Script Guillaume FOURNIER

Schedule