Some areas are thriving, others are waning. Some are densely populated, some hardly have any residents. Not many similarities between the mountains, the plains, a former industrial valley and farmland areas. But can we find commonalities within this diversity?
With these questions in mind, we took a look back at our childhood and teenage years in six places that made us who we are today: school buses, the soccer field, the forest, our grandparents’ house, church, and school. The stakes of our youth spent in the countryside are revealed as we revisit these places and delve into our memories: where we went, the friendships we forged, the loneliness we felt, nature, sport, education, religion, tradition…
Episode 1: A young person’s routine, by Marie Lévêque and Quentin Scavardo.
Episode 2: Fields of Life, by Rémi Chaudier, Julien Parisot and Faustin Salmain.
Episode 3: Memories of the Forest, by Aydan David and Grégoire Genevoy.
Episode 4: Grandpa’s and Grandma’s House, by Amélie Brenon and Agatha Njanji
Episode 5: Holy Whispers, by Charline Bello and Aubéri Verne.
Episode 6: Long live country schools, by Clément Battlé and Manal El Mahibba.
With: Clément Battlé, Charline Bello, Amélie Brenon, Rémi Chaudier, Aydan David, Manal El Mahibba, Grégoire Genevoy, Marie Lévêque, Agatha Njanji, Julien Parisot, Quentin Scavardo, Faustin Salmain, Aubéri Verne and the participation of Making Wave’s Antoine Tricot.