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In Between Us
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2022 Montgomery International Film Festival

Jury Members

Marc Baschet

Marc Baschet has been producing TV films and series, as well as many feature films for years. Marc become an Oscar winning producer with No Man's Land after already receiving an Oscar nomination for producing Before the Rain. Recently, he produced the Lunchbox by Ritesh Batra (Cannes 2013 Critic's Week) which has seen success all over the world, and Album by Mehmet Can Mertoglu (Turkey) which won the revealation award at Critic's week in 2016.

Eric C Lindstrom

Eric C Lindstrom was born a cartoonist in Queens, New York and was raised on media, marketing, and design. From producer, to director, and host of The Skeptical Vegan, Eric's life took a 180 when we went vegan overnight (from a very carnivorous upbringing). This lifestyle change led to two books, the successful The Skeptical Vegan (Skyhorse Publishing 2018) and The Smart Parent's Guide to Raising Vegan Kids, Eric has taken his love for film and television to create a vegan variety show (named after The Skeptical Vegan). You can find out more at TheSkepticalVegan.com.

Yubai Zhang

Actress, of cinema but also of theater, TV presenter and producer, Yubai takes her first steps in cinema and television, we will see her alongside Alice Taglioni and Virginie Effira in the film Cookie by Léa Fazer and L 'ensemble c'est trop by the same director. Oil on Fire by Nicolas Benamou she plays with Vincent Lecost, Fatsah Bouyahmed, The change of course with Didier Wampas. In 2019, she landed the main role in the feature film Last Chance and which won her the award for best actress in the Montgomerry Washion Festival. At the same time, she is a presenter for KYOU, a weekly program devoted to video games and geek culture on France 3, a national channel. For France 2, she plays in the series Do not do this, do not do that.
Actrice, de cinéma mais aussi de théâtre, présentatrice TV et productrice, Yubai fait ses premiers pas au cinéma et la télévision, on la verra ainsi aux côtés d’Alice Taglioni et Virginie Effira dans le film « Cookie » de Léa Fazer et « L’ensemble c’est trop » de même réalisatrice. « De L’huile sur le Feu » de Nicolas Benamou elle joue avec Vincent Lecost, Fatsah Bouyahmed, « Le changement de cap » avec Didier Wampas. En 2019, elle a décroché le rôle principal dans le long métrage « Last Chance » et qui lui fait gagner le prix de meilleur actrice dans le Festival Montgomerry Washion . En parallèle, elle est présentatrice pour « KYOU », une émission hebdomadaire consacrée aux jeux vidéos et à la culture geek sur France 3, chaine nationale. Pour France 2, elle joue dans la série « Fais pas ci, fais pas ça ».

Stan Thiébaut

Stan Thiébaut est issu du monde de la musique. Pendant plus d'une décennie il va cotoyer les plus grands noms de la musique. Etta James, Georges Benson, Grover Washington Jr, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Tony Allen ou Manu Dibango. En répondant à une audition Stan Thiébaut intègre la distribution ainsi que l'Ecole de Théâtre de Paris de la metteur en scène Colette Louvois qui lui offre une formation complète de trois ans. Il s'entraîne parallèlement en jouant dans de nombreux courts-métrages. Des réalisateurs comme Thomas Gillou, Josée Dayan ou Billie August lui feront confiance. En sus de ces expériences il sert de nombreux auteurs de théâtre, sa passion première, de Shakespeare à Racine en passant par David Mamet, Victor Hugo Molière ou Enzo Cormann.
Il occupe depuis trois ans la place de directeur artistique du festival de Paris l'Afrique fait son cinéma, a été jury en Centrafrique pour Bangui fait son cinéma. Il animera des masterclass acting lors de la 3 ème édition du festival Les Terrangas de Dakar au Sénégal.
Il vient récemment de rejoindre l'équipe de 2 PG Pictures en tant qu'associé, société spécialisée dans la production et distribution de longs métrages Africains.
Stan Thiebaut est un passionné d'art sous toutes ses formes.

PAULINE SYLVIANE

• Short fim direction: 'TALITHA KUMI' Duration 26 mn (2018 – 2019) Second role in the short film 'AUREVOIR PARIS' Directed by Coralie MADJOUGA; Produced by 'Les produits frais': Broadcast by France 2 Television (2017 - 2018)
• Direction of four episodes of the television series ' L'AMOUR DE L'AFRIQUE' Duration: 26 mn / episode: TVCA broadcasting-Country: Central African Republic (2014 - 2018)
• Direction and main character of 'CLARA' in the short film 'BIENVENUE EN FRANCE': Duration 30 mn; Diffusion DVD Country France (2012 - 2013)
• Direction of Telefilm 'SOPHIA LA BANGUISSOISE': Duration 45 mn: Broadcasting: TVCA - Country: Central African Republic (2008 - 2010)
General Delegate and Founder
SINCE 2020
• International Festival of African and Afro-descendant films 'Bangui Fait Son Cinéma'
President of 'ACPAD'
SINCE 2014
• Central African Association for 'Audiovisual Promotion and Development' (ACPAD)

Official Selection

Bella

Directed by Bridget Murnane | United States

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Persistence

Directed by Christian Smooth | United States

And So I Begin.

Directed by Margarethe Baillou | United States

The Implant

Directed by Jose Vasilio Torres | United States

Legends of Burkittsville: 3 Days Before Heather Left

Directed by Jeff Lukeski | United States

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Anxiety Overcome

Directed by Philippe Hamelle | Luxembourg

IRON DREAM

Directed by DAVID FAKRIKIAN | France

Celebrating Art House Films

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