Documentaries

La vie en quatre temps

( Season 2 )
In eight different countries, Philippe Desrosiers has the privilege of bearing witness to the rituals that underline the most pivotal moments in life. The series explores both rites that are anchored in age-old tradition and those of modern society.

Episodes

Episode
7
Roumanie
Romania

Philippe Desrosiers heads off to Romania, at the crossroads of Western, Byzantine, Slav and Oriental influences. This south-east European country has successfully preserved the majority of its age-old traditions that continue to be practiced by the Romanians. An encounter.

Directed by: Philippe Desrosiers (season 2, Canada, 2019)
Episode
8
Bénin
Benin

Philippe Desrosiers sets off to discover a French-speaking country in West Africa, land of mixed cultures, cradle of the voodoo religion: Benin. In the former Kingdom of Dahomey, each ethnic group has its culture, traditions and idiom. An opportunity for our globetrotting polyglot to hear and practice forty different languages.

Directed by: Philippe Desrosiers (season 2, Canada, 2018)