Le cri du lambi (The Crying Conch)

Le cri du lambi (The Crying Conch)

Canada | 2017 | DCP | Color | 20 min | Vincent Toi

Director: Vincent Toi
Script: Vincent Toi
Producer: Guillaume Collin, Charles Jonas, Vincent Toi
Cinematography: Marcel Cabrera
Sound: Kaveh Nabatian, Pierre-Olivier Rioux
Music: Andy Dacoulis, Ebby Angel Louis
Edition: Vincent Toi
Cast: Ebby Angel Louis, Zidor Montal
Production Company: La Distributrice de films

A man traces the actions of François Mackandal, the historic Haitian slave leader. Following a man trapped in a centuries-old curse, this modern fable mixes echoes of the past with the resilience of the present.

Vincent Toi
Born on Mauritius in 1981, he moved to Canada at the age of 19 to study design in Toronto and filmmaking in Montreal. He is currently an art director at two major art institutions in Canada, the Phi Centre and the DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, both in Montreal. His most recent feature-length documentary I’ve Seen the Unicorn screened at numerous international festivals.

Berlin International Film Festival, BIFF
Dresden Short Film Fest
Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF
Vancouver International Film Festival
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma
Riga International Film Festival