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KENBE LA, Until We Win

Will Prosper
2019 | 83 min

Selections and Awards

  • Winner – People’s Choice AwardRencontres internationales du documentaire, Montreal, Canada (2019)

  • Official SelectionRendez-vous Québec Cinéma, Montreal, Canada (2020)

  • Official SelectionReelworld Film Festival, Toronto, Canada (2020)

  • Official SelectionRencontres du documentaire, Port-au-Prince, Haïti (2020)


Long Synopsis


Short Synopsis


Director's statement

Trailer


Promotional Materials

Team


Will Prosper
Director


Photo
Photo : Alexandre Claude




Nathalie Cloutier
Producer and Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Liam Valdès




Colette Loumède
Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : NFB



Images


Alain Philoctète with students from Collège Jean-Price Mars

Chantal Ismé

Alain Philoctète and his son Malcolm Ismé-Philoctète

Alain Philoctète and inhabitants from Eco Vilaj Hinche, Haiti

Alain Philoctète

Alain Philoctète

Chantal Ismé and Biko Ismé-René

Alain Philoctète

Alain Philoctète

Malcolm Ismé-Philoctète and Cassandre Étienne-Joseph

Alain Philoctète

Alain Philoctète with students from Collège Jean-Price Mars

Alain Philoctète and Chantal Ismé

Aerial view of the Haitian countryside

Alain Philoctète

Credits

A film by
Will Prosper

With the participation of

Alain Philoctète
Chantal Ismé
Biko Ismé-René
Malcolm Ismé-Philoctète

And

Gina Anglade
Marc Anglade
Margareth Neff-Philoctète
Valencia Philoctète
Richard Philoctète
Cassandre Etienne-Joseph

Researched, Written and Directed by
Will Prosper

Produced by
Nathalie Cloutier

Cinematography
Vanessa Abadhir

Editing
Natalie Lamoureux

Original Music
Jenny Salgado
André Courcy

Sound Design
Marie-Pierre Grenier

Location Sound
Olivier Léger
Simon Plouffe
Sylvain Vary
Pablo Villegas

Production Manager (Haiti)
Henri Pardo

Shooting Consultant (Haiti)
Tara Johns

Drone Footage
Drone Box
Vanessa Abadhir
Romain Brot

Technical Consultant – Camera
Steve Hallé

Technical Support – Editing
Pierre Dupont
Isabelle Painchaud
Patrick Trahan

Translation and Subtitling
Jacquelin Telemaque
DIFUZE

Graphic Design
Cynthia Ouellet

Online Editing
Yannick Carrier

Foley
Lise Wedlock
Assisted by
Marie-Kathryne Viens

Foley Recording
Geoffrey Mitchell

Re-recording
Shelley Craig

Musicians
Guitar André Courcy
Piano Alain Legagneur
Piano Martin Courcy
Percussion, keyboard and other instruments Jenny Salgado

Voice
Jenny Salgado

Additional Music
Wongolo
Traditional song

Mal du pays
Composed by Emmanuel Charlemagne and Francine Chouinard
Performed by Emmanuel “Manno” Charlemagne

Music Rights Research
Sylvia Mezei

Thanks to
Joseph Abraham
Estin Andrall
Beauchamp
Orlando Arriagada
Mylène Augustin
Carla Beauvais
Yousra Benziane
Johanne Bergeron
Chavanes Jean-Baptiste
Karla Étienne
Martin Ferron
Andrea Henríquez
Nicole Hubert
Éric Idriss Kanago
Lamarque
Jean-Pierre Laurendeau
Philippe Lefebvre
Wissam Mansour
Viviane Michel
Nargess Mustapha
Emilie Nicolas
Georges Antoine Noël
Dr. Paul Perrotte
Fabrice Philoctète
Jonathan Philoctète
Olivier Philoctète
Huguette Prosper
Donald Prosper
Hantz Prosper
Yendrich Prosper
Kyana Prosper
Sankara Prosper
Johanne Renous
Wébert Rochelin
Marguerite Surprenant
BLACK ON BLACK FILMS
Collège Jean-Price Mars
Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal
ECO VILAJ HINCHE
MOUVEMENT PAYSAN PAPAYE
La route de Champlain
La Régie des installations olympiques

Legal Advisor
Christian Pitchen

Press Relations
Marie-Claude Lamoureux

Marketing Manager
François Jacques

Marketing Coordinator
Sophie Thouin

Administrator
Sia Koukoulas

Studio Coordinator
Pascale Savoie-Brideau

Production Coordinator
Chinda Phommarinh

Technical Coordinator
Mira Mailhot

Acting Development Producer
Denis McCready

Line Producer
Mélanie Lasnier

Executive Producers
Colette Loumède
Nathalie Cloutier

FRENCH PROGRAM
DOCUMENTARY STUDIO

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