200 one-of-a-kind black dolls, a work of powerful original poetry, and never-before seen archival materials combine to tell a story of love, survival and identity.
Nora Philippe is a French filmmaker, producer, curator and teacher, who lives between Paris and New York. She has directed and produced more than independent 10 documentaries. Her latest production, (Be)longing, was selected at the Cannes Film Festival (ACID) and won the Best Documentary Award at the Chicago Film Festival in 2015. She currently works on a feature-length documentary featuring young feminist activists in NYC, and has curated the critically-acclaimed Black Dolls exhibition at La maison rouge, Paris. She teaches filmmaking in several art schools in Paris, such as Ecole des Arts-Décoratifs.
The Ensorcery of James Ensor (2010), Samtavro (2011), Job Center Please Hang On (2013), Like Dolls, I'll Rise (2018)