Lovena has become French Guiana’s chess champion – a double-edged sword for a teenaged illegal Haitian immigrant.


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Lovena (2020)

Short (28mins) Narrative


French Guiana




Olivier Sagne


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Olivier Sagne

Olivier Sagne

Olivier Sagne has worked as an assistant director in feature films and as a television production assistant. His Haitian origins and his imagination converge in “Lovena”, his first socially engaged, experimental short film.

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