Panthéon

A Film by Ange-Régis Hounkpatin

Synopsis

Son of a Beninese immigrant, Solomon, 35 years old works as taxi driver in Strasbourg. Cut off from his family roots, Solomon is about to donate to a museum his Voodoo costume inherited from his dead father. But a young street-dancer is going to remind him that the ancestor soul still remains…

Director

  • Picture of Ange-Régis Hounkpatin © Sarah Joucan

    Ange-Régis Hounkpatin

    Ange-Régis Hounkpatin was born and raised in Cotonou, Benin. He moves to France after high school in order to study litterature, then eventually enters the Femis school for cinema in 2009. His feature films are influenced by an imagination rooted in this bi-cultural background. His final-year student film RÊVES DE LIONS got the Youth Award at the Côté court Festival of Pantin in 2014. CAGE was selected at the Champs Elysées Film Festival 2016. VINDICTE was shot in Benin and was selected at the Paris Courts Devant Festival 2016. PANTHEON, his fifth short-movie, will be broadcast on the channel France 2.

Awards + Festivals

  • *HP BRIDGING THE BORDERS AWARD PRESENTED BY CINEMA WITHOUT BORDERS*
    23rd PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST AND FILM MARKET (Official Selection, Palm Springs, CA, USA)June 20, 2017
  • *HONORABLE MENTION*
    6th KOLKATA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)July 23, 2017
  • 3rd BANGKOK THAI INT'L FILM FESTIVAL October 15, 2017
  • FILM AFRICA 2017 (Official Selection, London, UK)October 27, 2017
  • North Carolina Film Award (Competition, North Carolina, USA)November 16, 2017
  • 26th ANNUAL PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL YEAR (Official Selection, Los Angeles, USA)February 8, 2018
  • 2nd RAPIDLION SOUTH AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Johannesburg, South Africa)March 3, 2018
  • 42nd ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Atlanta, USA)April 13, 2018
  • 30th FILMFEST DRESDEN 2018 (Official Selection, Dresden, Germany)April 17, 2018
  • *MAIN PRIZE*
    SLOW FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Eger, Hungary)May 9, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Ange-Régis Hounkpatin
Producer
TS Productions, Myrina Mané
Director
Ange-Régis Hounkpatin
Director of Photography
Noé Bach
Costume Design
Juliette Rivrin-Ricque
Sound
Valentin Sampietro
Editor
Marie-Estelle Dieterle
Music
Alexandre Verbiese

Details

Running Time
24:35 mins
Shooting Format
2:39 Scope
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2:39
Sound
Dolby Digital (without a licence)

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

TS Productions
73 rue Notre-Dame des Champs
75006 Paris, France

DIRECTOR

Ange-Régis Hounkpatin

Ange.regis@hotmail.fr