Petit-FrèreDocumentary film, 2018
Petit-Frère is a dialogue between the collective and the personal, a living memory that combines the dreams and realities of the Haitian community residing in Chile. This dialogue is guided by the voice of Wilner Petit-Frère, a Haitian immigrant who observes and captures, in a print publication, the society where he ended up living in this stage of his life.
In 2009 he finished his studies of Film and Television at the CIC in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In this time period he wrote and directed the short fiction “El Hombre Muerto” (The Dead Man), a literary adaptation based on a story of the same ...
In 2011 he finished his studies in Audiovisual Direction at Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile. During this time, he wrote and directed his first documentary short, "Desayuno" (Breakfast), an experimental piece which, through an intim...
Premiere Mundial Visions du Réel Burning Lights Competition, Seleccion oficial DOK Leipzig, Third Horizon Film Festival Miami, SANFIC Competencia Chilena, Transcinema Competencia Resistencias, Competencia Latinoamericana FICVIÑA, Lateinamerikanische Filmtage München, CineLatino Tubingen, Chicago Latino International Film Festival, Festival Internacional de Cine de Iquique, ATESIB Tel Aviv.
Premio Mejor Sonido Competencia Chilena SANFIC 2018
Funding, Labs and Workshops
Selected at FOCUS CHILE Visions du Reel 2016, Selected at 1º LOBOLAB, Coproduction forum at Mar del Plata Film Festival 2015, Selected at BAL 2017 – BAFICI, Selected at ARCA RESIDENCY July 2017, Development grant from CORFO (Chile 2013), Production Grant from the Council for the Arts & Culture CNCA (Chile 2015)