North American Premiere


New Voices Competition
| France, Taiwan R.O.C. | 30 MINUTES | English, French
Women, Politics, Expressions of Black Freedom

Colored is a one of a kind augmented reality installation at the crossroads of theatre and digital arts.

“Take a deep breath, exhale, you are now in Montgomery in Alabama in the 1950s”: let the French author Tania de Montaigne be your guide. Adapted from her biographical essay published in 2015, winner of the 2015 Simone Veil Prize, Colored brings to life and questions a forgotten page in the history of the civil rights movement in the United States.

This experience plunges the audience into the Deep South during segregation. In the course of that journey, we meet the young Claudette Colvin, 15 years old who, on March 2, 1955, refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. Nine months later, Rosa Parks repeated this act of defiance and became the icon that history remembers to this day...

Cast & Credits
Pierre-Alain Giraud, Stéphane Foenkinos
Project Creator
Tania de Montaigne, Pierre-Alain Giraud, Stéphane Foenkinos
Tania de Montaigne
Pierre-Alain Giraud, Emanuela Righi (Novaya - France) / co-producer Patrick Huang (Flash Forward Entertainment - Taiwan) / co-producer Centre Pompidou - France
Key Collaborator
Valgeir Sigurðsson (original music & sound design), Nicolas Becker (sound design), Laurence Fontaine (set designer), Philippe Berthomé (light designer)
Technical Direction
Mathieu Denuit, Pierre-Luc Denuit
Novaya Production & Technical Team
Louis Moreau, Alban Niemaz, Adélie Saudreau, Nikolai Aleksandrov, Oumayma El Amraoui, David Coué-Marsh, Benjamin Saudreau, Tristan Leroy, Rose Genermont, Guil Ymar, Xavier Jacquot
FFE Production & Technical Team
Christa Chen, Alice You, May Wu, Yuri Lee, Brie Huang, Chew Tzi Ling, Hung Wen Chen, Yi Wen Fang, Abba Tong, Ying Hsuan Lo, Vivian Yu, Yi-lin XIie, Chih Chen Wang, Li Wun You, Hao Yang Ke, Chia Hui Wang, Ting Chia Hu, Yi Jing Tzeng, Vera Chen, Mei Chen, Cheng Chou, Tsai En Huang
Special Thanks
With the support of the National Centre for Cinema and the Moving Image (CNC - France), Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region (France), TAICCA, Institut Français, ROSCO, L-Acoustics, 104factory
Tania de Montaigne, Gwei Lun-mei, Rebecca Naluyange, Keril Daniel, Vicky Veronique Bailey, Mbongiseni Kunene, Jona Kraft, Sergei Laev, Craig Thomas Crawford, John Harve Jackson

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Ticket includes access to all Immersive & Games projects.

Monday through Thursday: 11:00am – 8:00pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm

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