SISTER PRODUCTIONS (an anagram of RESIST) is a Bordeaux-based company producing both documentary and fiction films with an international, feminist and engaged approach.
SISTER works both with French directors as well as with international talents.
SISTER productions produced around twenty films noticed in major festivals including DEMONS IN PARADISE by Jude Ratnam (Official selection, Cannes-Special screenings), INTO BATTLE by Ève Duchemin – Magritte for the Best Documentary, THE CHALLAT OF TUNIS by Kaouther Ben Hania (Acid Cannes 2015), SOUTH TO NORTH by Antoine Boutet (Locarno 2015), NIGHT SONG by Raphaël Nadjari (coproduced with The French Connection and Ema films) and OUR WOLRD by Thomas Lacoste (coproduced with Agat films&cie).
This year the company produced Nikos Lâbot’s first feature film HER JOB (a Greek-French co- production with Homemade films that premiered at TIFF) released by Jour2Fête, Benoît Rossel’s documentary GLOBAL DIABETE (co-produced with Close Up in Switzerland) and Thomas Lacoste’s documentary, THE DEMOCRATIC HYPOTESIS, a path to peace (co-produced with Prima Luce). SISTER is also producing Nora Martirosyan’s feature film (supported by the CNC avance sur recettes, Eurimages and awarded with the Arte International prize in Atelier Cinéfondation Cannes), BLACK GARDEN BLUE SKIES, and Antoine Boutet’s new feature documentary, as well as several first films.
Main partners include CNC Fonds Sud/Cinéma du Monde, Media, Eurimages, ARTE, French Regional Funds, Jan Vrijman Fund, ITVS, Doha Film Institute, AFAC, DFI, Procirep.