Feu de Bengale (Bengale Light)


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Antilles, 1994. On the eve of the arrival of foreign military forces on the island where they grew up, members of a peaceful group kidnap a soldier in order to find information that could forever alter the political destiny of their country.

Feu de Bengale (Bengale Light) screens as part of Republics Reimagined: Myriam Charles’s Shorts and Garrett Bradley’s America on Saturday, February 8 at 1:30 pm.

DIRECTOR: Olivier Godin
DURATION: 11 minutes
YEAR: 2014
Genre: Experimental
TYPE: Short Films

About the Director

Olivier Godin studied cinema at Collège Ahuntsic and then at Concordia University. In 2014, a retrospective of his work was presented at the Cinémathèque québécoise. His cinematic desire led him to produce, direct and write, in just a few years, five feature films and numerous short films. In spite of small budgets and a lot of tenderness, one finds in these films knives and swords, the occasional gun and saxophones and trumpets. In short, adventure! There are also flowers and birds, gallant banter, sometimes naughty humor and a lot of love for books and songs.


Little Haiti Cultural Complex

212 NE 59th Terrace
Miami, FL 33137

DATE: Saturday, February 8, 2020
TIME: 1:30 pm