Manon  Ott

Manon Ott

France

Biography

Born in 1982, Manon Ott is a filmmaker and researcher. She is the author of several books of short stories and photos, as well as several films that have screened in many festivals. Since 2010 she works with the inhabitants of the popular districts of the city of Mureaux en Paris region, where she also lives. She made The Ashes and the Ember in collaboration with them and with Grégory Cohen's La Cour des Murmures, whcih stands between fiction and documentary, about young people and love in the city. She teaches at the University and in workshops suburbs Paris, in parallel with his research in film and social sciences. Her films, both political and poetic, explore territories in the margins, meeting those who live there, seeking in the cinema a way to make their words resound differently.

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