The Night and the Kid

// The Night and the Kid

David Yon // France // 2015
// 60 min // Couleur // HD

Jaquette La Nuit et l'Enfant

In the Atlas steppe highlands. After the wars, on a land where threat still echoes, a young man, Lamine, and a kid wander in the night. From place to place, the past resurfaces from the shadows, through Lamine’s stories and the singular rituals he reenacts, all along the re-flowering ruins.

Read more: David Yon's filming diary

In coproduction with Haut les mains Productions and Vosges TV
With the support of Images en mouvement (CNAP), the Doha Film Institute, the CNC and Régions PACA and Rhône-Alpes

Festivals


Special Jury award at Fronteira film festival / Festival international du film de Berlin - Berlinale section Forum / Lussas Etats Généraux du documentaire / 'Villes Africaines en mouvement' 56e Biennale internationnale d'Art de Venise à la CA-ASI / War on screen Chalon / Les rencontres cinématographiques de Béjaïa (Algérie) / Corsica.Doc / Les écrans documentaires (Arcueil) / Festival international du film d'Amiens / Les inattendus (Lyon) / Maghreb des films (Paris) / Festival international du cinéma méditéranéen de Tétouan (Maroc) / Panorama des cinémas du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient (Saint-Denis).

Team

Direction & Cinematography : David Yon
Sound & Mix : Bertrand Larrieu
Editing : Jérémy Gravayat
Musique : Jean D.L., Sandrine Verstraete

News

"A Lua platz" by Jérémy Gravayat received two awards at Entrevues Belfort 2018: the Camera Critics Prize and a special mention of the Eurocks One + One prize chaired by Fishbach. (Film produced by Survivance and L'image d'après). Congratulations to Jérémy and the entire film crew!

More than 19 international awards for Mila Turajlic's film since the IDFA 2017, including the Objectif d’or at the Millennium Film Festival, the Fipresci Jury Award in ZagrebDox, the Special Jury Award at Salem Film Fest, the Best Editing & Sound Design Awards at the Belgrade Documentary Festival !

Congratulations to Magali Bragard and Séverine Enjolras for their film Remake of a summer rewarded by the Excellence in Visual Anthropology Award at Ethnocineca International Film Festival of Vienna 2018


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