Wandjalanka
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This essay exposes the problems faced by blacks in Québécois society. It tells the story of Solo, an African immigrant torn between the white Québécois lover who is lodging him and his love for a black woman.The video shows elements of black culture, their experience of rejection and exile. It illustrates cultural differences, especially regarding sexuality, but also shows exemplary openness on the part of some Québécois.

1973
Canada
63:23
Original language
French

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Credits

Direction
Alkaly Kaba
Cast
Alix Lamothe
Chantal Parodi
Florence André
Léone Delva
Screenplay
Alkaly Kaba
Fernand P. Auguste
Camera
Alkaly Kaba
Sound
Harry Dietz
Lighting
Frantz André
Editing
Alkaly Kaba
Production
Giselle Cultier
Vidéographe

Technical information

Color
Black and white
Image format
4:3
Sound
Mono
Shooting format
Betacam

Documentation

Further information

Alternative title: Wandyalanka (IMDb)

Keywords
Immigration, Love, Relation, Work, Discrimination