Épopée - L'état des lieux

2012
1.0'
CA
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Synopsis

Born out of research and participant collaboration from his unforgettable documentary Hommes à louer, this sequel to Épopée – L’État du moment is made of 24 fiction capsules and ten "trajectories" made with men involved in Montreal HIV prevention organization REZO. Shown at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, this socially engaged project includes the voices of 15 street-involved men living with the social exclusion - drug use, trauma, homelessness, and other societal ills. Attributing these two segments of Épopée to his subjects as co-creators, Jean decentralizes the objectifying (and objective) directorial "I/eye" and allows the camera to tell his collaborators' stories in a touching and series viewable online at http://epopee.me/index-english-version.html