Jossot, from Gustave to Abdul Karim

Data sheet - Synopsis - Presskit

Year : 2014

Length : 54 min

Language : French
(English and French subtitles)

Film format : HD, 16:9

Broadcast medium : DCP, DVD

Coproducers : Girelle production, France Télévisions,
Bip TV, TV Tours

Visa : 141324

Supports : Région Aquitaine, Ecla, Région Bourgogne,
CNC, Procirep Angoa, Région Centre, Ciclic

ISAN : 0000-0003-0F63-0000-W-0000-0000-F

Writer and director : Marc Faye

Soundtrack : Thomas Gallet

Synopsis :

In 1905, the French law on the Separation of the Churches and State was passed. Gustave Jossot contributed with his ability as an artist to reveal the importance of religion and of the authorities at that time. He converted to Islam shortly after. This film explores his work and his exceptionnal fate.


The director

Marc Faye

Marc Faye is a director and producer who works on different projects dealing with original or real stories. He supports young directors' projects in documentary (Womanhattan, George Hyvernaud, The Chaland Enigma and newly : Alex Barbier and La Révolution des cantines) or animation (Keep Your Hair On, Olivier, Riviera or recently : My Juke-Box and Saigon sur Marne)

Broadcast - Distribution - Festivals

Broadcast : Bip TV, TV Tours, France Télévisions
Distribution : Novanima productions


Festivals :

Rendez-vous de l’Histoire, Blois, France, 2014

Escales documentaire, La Rochelle, France, 2014

International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva, Switzerland, 2015 

Festival de Cine Infancia y Adolescencia, Bogotà, Colombia, 2015

Festival EDOC Quito, Ecuador, 2015

Animation Festival - Be There, Corfu, Greece, 2015


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