Vincent Glès

Biography: Vincent Glès was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. After working as a film and video director at the state-owned television station in Ivory Coast, he moved to France where he studied film at the Institut des Arts Appliqués. He then worked for the Assedic, a social organization, where he was a film consultant. Glès arrived in North America in 1981 to pursue his film studies at the Université de Montréal. In 1982, he directed the award-winning documentary La Saint-Jean en Côte d’Ivoire. Glès founded Les Productions du Griot in 1993. He also teaches the techniques of animation cinema.

(Sources:
– AFF, Inc.
http://crossculturalcommunication.org/gles.html)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
La Succession (1996).

Filmography:
La Saint-Jean en Côte d’Ivoire (1982);
La Succession (1994).