Philomena - Episode DIFFERENCE

A documentary collection by Anne-Lise Rey & Brigitte Barbier, directed by Brigitte Barbier

Synopsis of the collection

How to think for oneself, how to form one's own opinion and to reason when one is aged between 10 and 14 years old in the 21st century?
The thirteen-year-old animation character, Philomena, gives a lesson in philosophical thought through her own questions and becomes acquainted with the great names of philosophy through five key words: Justice, Love, Difference, Death and Freedom. 

In this episode, Philomena will begin by identifying the different figures of otherness and then she will understand that the other can also be the unknown, the one whose codes she does not know and that this is another way of asking the question of otherness. She will be indignant when she witnesses the rejection of the one who is considered different and will understand that this indignation is not simply inspired by the pity she may feel towards this other. More fundamentally, she will understand that the other, and particularly his gaze, is the condition of her recognition and therefore of her existence.

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Format: 16/9 - 5x26’ - Colour - HD
Animations, archives and real images
Fundings: Centre National du Cinéma et de l'image animée, Région Grand Est and Strasbourg Eurométropolein partnership with CNC, Procirep-Angoa
First broadcaster: Arte
© 2020

Editing: Christine Bouteiller & Jean-Baptiste Morin
Conception/ Series ilustrations: Catel Muller
Graphic creation/ Animator: Mykamazé
Dioramas: Frédéric Ducomet-Boquier
Original music: Olivier Fuchs