Program 11: Wakes

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Cowell Theatre Sun, Mar 10 1:00 PM
Film Info
Category:Exploration and Ocean Sports
Running Time:90 min
Director:Léa Rinaldi
Producer:Léa Rinaldi
Screenwriter:Léa Rinaldi
Ian Lipinski
Cast:Ian Lipinski


The biannual, single-handed Mini-Transat race of fast-moving 6.5 meter (26’) sailing boats from La Rochelle, France to Martinique in the Caribbean attracted 81 entries in 2017, most of them for the first-time. Many record on video their success and frustrations during the voyage, including the favorite and primary protagonist Ian Lipinski. —KH

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Additional Information

Independent director and producer, Léa Rinaldi holds an Audiovisual Master’s degree (Sorbonne Paris IV) and a Master’s degree in Literature (University of Havana, Cuba). She started at first as independent video-reporter and covered the current events of the cinema for Canal +, CinéCinéma and MK2. She created her own production company – Aléa Films – in 2011, which produces short and full-length films of creation documentary and fiction. Finally, she has been a member of the CNC Help for Distribution Commission, jury of the International Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias in 2017, and jury for the Citizen Prize in Cannes (International Film Festival of Cannes) in 2018.