France / 2021 / 43 min / Color


This is the story of Madeleine, who, on a whim, leaves France for Africa with her daughter Félicie. This is the story of Abdou, who comes from a small village in Niger, and becomes their servant. This story takes place just after Independence. It is the story of my family.

Written and directed by: Dinah Ekchajzer.

Producer: Marine Schappely.

Camera: François Robic, Margot Besson.

Sound: Thibaut Sichet.

Edition: Dinah Ekchajzer.

Animation: Juliette Cuisinier.

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Dinah Ekchajzer

After a bachelor’s degree in cinema and literature at the University of Montreal, and a Master 1 in Cultural Project Management at Science Po Grenoble, Dinah joined the editing department of Fémis. She learned editing there by working on a wide variety of projects, both within and outside the curriculum. She wants to edit both fictions and documentaries. “Vas-y voir” is her first film as a director. She won the equality and diversity prize at the Clermont-Ferrand 2021 festival.

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