(La Saison des funérailles)
In this comedic ghost story, a Canadian Jew wanders through an African culture where "the dead are not dead." Embarking on a road trip across Cameroon's most joyous funeral celebrations, the foreigner befriends his guides and becomes increasingly haunted by memories of his own ancestors.
Matthew Lancit is an award winning filmmaker from Toronto, Canada. After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College, he worked as a director/producer in a New York animation studio while making music videos and short experimental films. Then he moved to Africa for a year, and began his first feature length documentary (Funeral Season). Lancit currently lives and works in Paris, France.