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Un film réalisé par Paul Manate - Paul Manate, Short Films

This is the story of a woman who talks to the sun and dreams about tortoises…
Abbey Lincoln is much more than a jazz singer. She’s also a creative composer, and a great poet. In this documentary, she reveals the secret motive of her life: struggle.
She refused to be a hollywood star, she has benn censured and forgotten for twenty years.
Today, at the age of sixty eight, she’s recording her seventeenth album, fills concerts halls all over the world… and says that she is living “the nicest period of her life”.

Watch it on-line

Abbey Lincoln Is – English from LOCAL FILMS on Vimeo.

The Crew

Director:
Paul MANATE
Photography:
Julien DONADA
Sound:
François GUILLAUME
Editing:
Janice JONES

Format

Beta SP – Colours
Running Time:
52′
Production year:
1998

Informations

Coproduction
Paris Première
Grand Canal
TV Broadcasting
Paris Première
Arte
Canal France International (CFI)
RAI (Italie)

Festivals
MONTREUX (Suisse) – Festival de la Rose d’Or

Prize
2nd Award Musical program of Rose d’Or MONTREUX