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Gessica Généus

Gessica Généus started acting at 17, playing in Barikad, by Richard Sénécal. She has collaborated with various Haitian and international film directors, including Raoul Peck (Moloch Tropical), Philippe Niang (Toussaint Louverture), Kareem Mortimer (Cargo).

In 2011, Gessica was granted a scholarship from the Acting International de Paris. Back in Haiti, she founded her own production company, Ayizian Productions. In partnership with Télévision Caraïbes, she directed Vizaj Nou (2014), a portrait series of contemporary Haitian figures. In 2017, she directed and co-produced Douvan jou ka leve (The Sun Will Rise), her first documentary for France Télévisions, which appeared in over twenty festivals and won six awards.