Two actors have been asked to do a study on the topic of the family. They carry out all the accounts they have collected, starting with their own generational history – a touching approach. Their journey into the various family landscapes stems from the words expressed by the women (who were the first volunteers in this study), and then reaches across to the words expressed by the men.
How do we exist as fathers today? From doting fathers to pater familias, the Babel company investigates. Created and written using interviews, Fathers opens the doors of French households from diverse immigrant backgrounds. On stage, two actors take on the stories collected and paint a series of portraits, weaving new discourses. Little by little, a question emerges: how can we imagine fatherhood outside of patriarchy?
How does one become a father today? Little by little, a question emerges: how can we imagine fatherhood outside the patriarchy? New narratives emerge in which the question of gender equality is also that of gender emancipation and a greater general inventiveness of the roles and postures of each.
With the support of the department of Seine-Saint-Denis.
Shines a spotlight on fatherhood