Une autre blanche
AWARDS: “WeShort” Special Mention 2022; “Pateh Sabally” Award 2022
INSTITUTE: Institut Supérieur des Métiers de l’Audiovisuel ISMA
SYNOPSIS: Sètchémè (20 years old) is a young albino girl. She is different from her parents and her sisters, who, on the other hand, are “normal”. She does not accept herself. She feels alone and wonders who she is. But her friend (Mélanie) leads her to smile, dream and think about love. She grows in the soul, accepts herself and meet a new friend.
PROFILE: Medessè Agohoundjè is a filmmaker born in Cotonou (Benin) in 1994. He studied cinema at the Institute of Audiovisual Professions (ISMA) in Cotonou between 2018 and 2021. During his studies he made a short documentary and a short animated film. The latter accepted a call from the NGO Médecin du Monde Switzerland. By telling the story of his grandmother, he denounces gender-based violence and highlights positive masculinity. Passionate about writing, he trained in Series Script writing at the Franco-Anglophone Academy of Audiovisual Arts and Cinema (LAFFAAC) and participated in the writing of screenplays for cinema and television. Another white girl, a psychological drama, his graduation film shows us a young albino in search of identity.