Anna Karina in Pierre le Fou


CAE: Daughter of the Dust

« Daughter of the Dust » by vocalist Cae will be available on Spotify, Rhapsody, iTunes, Amazon on the 28th of May.

Cae has sung alongside Australian guitar virtuoso singer sonwriter Jeff Lang and Blue Note up and coming Blue Note artist Zahra Hindi. Now, French-Haïtian Berklee Alumni singer and songwriter Cae, releases her own music : "Daughter of the Dust" her first 7 track E.P. whose subtle pop material draws its strengh and authenticiy at the roots of soul folk jazz and blues influences.

Cae was a vocalist or the soundtrack to Little Senegal (2001) by French director Rachid Bouchareb starring Sotigui Kouyaté, who recently passed away on April 18. Bouchareb's latest film Hors-la-loi (Outside the Law) was nominated for a Palme d'Or this year at Festival de Cannes.

«Take a listen to « Daughter of the Dust », and find out why Cae just might be considered the spiritual sister of a Yael Naim, Emily Loizeau or Hindi Zahra, just to name a few of her talented contemporaries she could be compared to. »Mysoul.Fr

« A new soulful, jazzy and thrilling voice » Bintou Simporé, R.F.O, Cargo, Radio Nova

« Between philosophie and literature, between lyrics and words, between France and the Carebians, she sings her very groovy folk, and her blues and voice reveal African overtones »
Marijosé Alie, France Ô, Studio M

63:e Festival de Cannes Ends Virtuous

"When a film-maker, an artist, is imprisoned it is art as a whole that is attacked, and it is against this that we should react."

This statement was made by French actress Juliette Binoche in reaction to the incarceration of filmmaker Iranian Jafar Panahi for over two months. He was just about to go on a hunger strike and was released a few days ago. Panahi was to have served on the Cannes Jury this year for the official selection; his seat was vacant with his nameplate at the festival to protest this action.
Juliette Binoche won the best actress award at Cannes for her role in probably one of Iranian filmmakers Abbas Kiarostami’s most commercial films to date, Certified Copy.
During the awards ceremony Binoche held up Panahi’s nameplate.

Virtually no one tipped off the film that took home the Palme d’or winner this year: Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL from Thailand
film and screenplay - Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, his fifth entry at Cannes. His film Tropical Malady received jury prize in 2004.
Here you have a director who has by made a fascinating tableaux of images from six locations, full of emotions and ideas that create a dialogue with the spectator.
The story is about Uncle Boonmee who is suffering from acute kidney failure, who wants to spend his final days with his loved ones in the 
countryside. During this time the ghost of his deceased wife comes to comfort him, and his long lost son returns home as a spirit Boonmee goes with them to a cave on the top of a hill the birthplace of his first life.

Weerasethakul’s award is a tribute to experimental film among a terrain of traditional narrative features.