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Olivier Lichen

    • Rumba

      A documentary directed by .

      A documentary tracing the history of this popular African dance music. From Kinshasa to Brazzaville, along the banks of the River Congo, Rumba has been the music for the people of Congo and Zaïre since the 1950’s, often celebrating the events of modern Africa, such as the famous “Independence Cha-Cha” [...]

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    • Jazz Mic-Mac

      A documentary directed by .

      Africa, mother of all rythms, original homeland of jazz music, land of oral culture and of traditions… Europe, stronghold of written culture, heartland of harmony and of melody, birthplace of reason…” When two french jazz musicians decide to tour Africa and to play with other musicians from the black continent [...]

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    • Gwoka : The soul of Guadalupe?

      A documentary directed by , .

      Watching this documentary is like travelling in time and plunging ourselves into our universe in order to make us wonder about our cultural identity.

      The Gwoka drums have resounded in Guadeloupe ever since the first slaves were brought in. They are deeply rooted in the rural history of the island. This [...]

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