Kenbe la, Until We Win

Kenbe la, Until We Win

| 1 h 20 min

Some dreamers have the power to inspire us, bring us together, and help us reconnect with our humanity. Alain Philoctète, a Haitian artist and activist who settled in Quebec, returns to the country of his birth to develop a permaculture project with local farmers. There, he has an emotional reunion with family members and his former comrades in arms, whose ideals remain unshaken despite the lingering aftermath of the 2010 earthquake and political instability. However, Alain, who is suffering from cancer, has to undergo treatment in Montreal, where his loved ones provide the same degree of affection and solidarity as he receives in Haiti. Director Will Prosper films this inspiring dreamer on his hopeful quest, chronicling the challenges of exile and illness with the personal, knowing touch of a longtime friend. With a rich score composed by Jenny Salgado, Kenbe la, Until We Win offers a cinematic journey that will move viewers to ponder the importance of embracing ideals and passing them on.

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Credits
  • participation
    Alain Philoctète
    Chantal Ismé
    Biko Ismé-René
    Malcolm Ismé-Philoctète
    Gina Anglade
    Marc Anglade
    Margareth Neff-Philoctète
    Valencia Philoctète
    Richard Philoctète
    Cassandre Etienne-Joseph
  • research
    Will Prosper
  • writer
    Will Prosper
  • director
    Will Prosper
  • producer
    Nathalie Cloutier
  • cinematography
    Vanessa Abadhir
  • editing
    Natalie Lamoureux
  • original music
    Jenny Salgado
    André Courcy
  • sound design
    Marie-Pierre Grenier
  • location sound
    Olivier Léger
    Simon Plouffe
    Sylvain Vary
    Pablo Villegas
  • production manager
    Henri Pardo
  • shooting consultant
    Tara Johns
  • drone footage
    Drone Box
    Vanessa Abadhir
    Romain Brot
  • technical consultant - camera
    Steve Hallé
  • technical support - editing
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
  • translation
    Jacquelin Telemaque
    Difuze inc.
  • subtitling
    Jacquelin Telemaque
    Difuze inc.
  • graphic design
    Cynthia Ouellet
  • online editing
    Yannick Carrier
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • foley assistant
    Marie-Kathryne Viens
  • foley recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • re-recording
    Shelley Craig
  • musician
    André Courcy
    Alain Legagneur
    Martin Courcy
    Jenny Salgado
  • music rights research
    Sylvia Mezei
  • legal advisor
    Christian Pitchen
  • press relations
    Marie-Claude Lamoureux
  • marketing manager
    François Jacques
  • marketing coordinator
    Sophie Thouin
  • administrator
    Sia Koukoulas
  • studio coordinator
    Pascale Savoie-Brideau
  • production coordinator
    Chinda Phommarinh
  • technical coordinator
    Mira Mailhot
  • acting development producer
    Denis McCready
  • line producer
    Mélanie Lasnier
  • executive producer
    Colette Loumède
    Nathalie Cloutier