Biography: In the early 1990s, Laurent Bocahut and Philip Brooks founded the production company Dominant 7 with a distributor named Dominique Welinski. Dominant 7 produced stories from the margins of politics, culture and sexuality.
An architect by training, Laurent Bocahut was born in 1964 in Charleville-Mézières, France. In addition to being a filmmaker and a producer, he is one of the founders of the Paris Festival de Films Gays et Lesbiens.
Born in Hobart, Australia, in 1953, Philip Brooks is a documentary filmmaker and producer. Brooks wrote, directed and co-directed several films and documentaries, including My Own Private Oz (2000), Woubi chéri (1998), Spikes and Heels (1994), Manila – the Real Thing (1994), and Drowning by Bullets (1992). Philip Brooks passed away in Cadiz, Spain, in 2003.
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Woubi chéri (2004).
Drowning by Bullets [17 octobre 1961 : une journée portée disparue] (1992 – Philip Brooks);
Spikes and Heels (1994 – Philip Brooks);
Manila – The Real Thing (1994 – Philip Brooks);
Woubi chéri (1998);
My Own Private Oz (2000 – Philip Brooks);
6000 a Day: An Account of a Catastrophe Foretold (2002 – Philip Brooks).