18 NOV - 4 DEC 2022

Écoutez le battement de nos images



Sixty years ago, the French government decided to establish its space centre in Kourou, French Guiana. Six hundred Guianese people were evicted to allow France to realise its dream of space conquest. By combining field investigation and archival video-editing processes, Écoutez le battement de nos images gives a voice to an invisibilised and silenced population.


Maxime Jean-Baptiste is a filmmaker who digs down into the complexity of Western colonial history by excavating surviving traumas from the past in the present. His latest film, Moune Ô, premiered the Forum Expanded section at the 2022 Berlinale.
Audrey Jean-Baptiste is a documentary and narrative filmmaker who works between France and French Guiana. Her films address issues of race, gender and sexuality. Her first documentary, Fabulous (2019), was screened at numerous international festivals, including the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.