Kite Zo A

© Kaveh Nabatian


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  • event type:WOMEX 23 Film Screening
  • date:27 Oct 2023
  • time:20:00 - 21:15
  • city/area:A Coruña, Galicia
  • venue:Filmoteca de Galicia
  • country:Spain
  • event posted by:Piranha Arts

English title: Leave the Bones
Directed by Kaveh Nabatian
Duration 70’ | Haïtian Creole with English subtitles

Kite Zo A ('Leave the Bones') is a sensorial film about rituals in Haiti, from ancient to modern, made in collaboration with poets, dancers, musicians, fishermen, daredevil rollerbladers, and Vodou priests, set to the poetry of Haitian author Wood-Jerry Gabriel.

Kaveh Nabatian is an Iranian-Canadian artist whose evocative filmmaking has brought to life stories from the margins of society and across the world: Cuba, Haiti, Nunavut, India, and beyond. As a composer and trumpet player, he has toured the world and released several critically acclaimed albums with his Juno award-winning band Bell Orchestre.

Production Country, Year Haiti/Canada, 2022
Produced by Kaveh Nabatian
Co-produced by Zach Niles, Joseph Ray
Producers Kaveh Nabatian, Zach Niles, Joseph Ray
Director of Photography Kaveh Nabatian
Sound Sacha Ratcliffe, Joseph Ray
Editor Kaveh Nabatian
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