Born in the Maelstrom


Meryam Joober —2017


Fiction / 28 min / 2K / 1.73 / colour

Born in the Maelstrom is an impressionistic journey of a young biracial woman named Rebecca as she struggles to find her identity in a world shaped by her black mother's painful past.



Rebecca : Sasha Lane
Venus : Karen Glave
Tobey : Sam Ashe Arnold
Choir Leader : Dawn Ford
Tom : Hasani Freeman


Directed by : Meryam Joobeur
Screenwriter : Meryam Joobeur
Production : Sylvain Corbeil, Hany Ouichou (Art & Essai)
Director of photography :Vincent Gonneville
Set designer : Valérie-Jeanne Mathieu
Costumes : Alexandra Lord, Philippe Massé
Editing : Sophie Farkas Bolla, Jacquelyn Mills
Sound : Frédéric Cloutier

Festivals
22nd Festival Regard, Canada, 2018
35th Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma, Canada, 2018
22nd Victoria International Film Festival, Canada, 2017
14th Festival Images en Vue, Canada, 2017
46th Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Canada, 2017

Distribution Canada
Travelling
1425, Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville
C.P. 368
Trois-Rivière (Québec) G9A 5H3
Canada
T 514 467-8160
Contact
Web site

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