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Color Blind

Color Blind is a short film about police brutality.
The story takes place in Baltimore City, United States.
James Johnson, a Baltimore police officer warns his own son about taking his life seriously, and is then confronted later by a double standard.

  • Vladimir Philogene
  • Fabyola Stiven
  • Mickael Nokovitch
    Director of Photography
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    9 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
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    Arri 4k
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  • Montreal International Film Festival
    August 27, 2017
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma 2018
    February 27, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Lift-Off Global Network
    United Kingdom
    December 4, 2017
    European Premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Vladimir Philogene

Vladimir Philogene is an ambitious Canadian director, producer, and photographer. After graduating from college O'Sullivan (Montreal Canada) in Media Technology, he launched his own production company where he developed his skills as a cinematographer, editor, and producer, for fourteen years. He travelled from Africa to, the United States, Latin America for major corporate projects. In addition, Vladimir directed TV commercials, music videos for semi-finalists on The Voice (the french edition), as well as creative director for the interviews for the finalists and semi-finalists on The Voice.

In his recent project, Vladimir treated the issue of racial segregation and police brutality in the US.

Post-traumatic stress syndrome, the everyday reality of most men and veterans, is what defines his main characters in his films. Overcoming post-traumatic stress is one's of a man's greatest battles in life.

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Director Statement

Talking about death is never easy. Working on this project could be heartbreaking at times. But my first and major reward is that I had the opportunity to pay homage to several victims of police brutality. It was a very humbling experience.