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Resistance

Ainsi soient-elles Maxime Faure

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Quebec has a complex relationship with the Catholic Church, and the eight nuns of the small community seen in Maxime Faure’s first feature are well aware of the painful past. As both believers and feminists, the Soeurs Auxiliatrices du Québec don’t have faith in the male-dominated Church. These long-time activists, average age 84, support abortion rights, social justice and international solidarity. Between glasses of wine and a speech by their idol, Manon Massé, sisters Gisèle, Suzanne, Marie-Paule and Nicole talk about the struggle against patriarchy and the legacy they want to leave. They are determined, generous and irresistible.

Ainsi soient-elles

  • Country : France, Canada (Quebec)
  • Year : 2019
  • V.O : French
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 75 MIN
  • Cinematography : Léna Mill-Reuillard
  • Editing : Karen Benainous
  • Production : Estelle Robin You, Audrey-Ann Dupuis-Pierre
  • Music : KROY
  • Sound Design : Martin Gracineau, Martyne Morin
Filmography of Maxime Faure :

Tricot, rêve & révolte ! (2012)
Les flamants verts (2013)
Masquée (2014)
Intranquille (2016)
À ne pas croire (2016)

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