NODOLWSKY (JULIAN), BARBIER (JOACHIM)
STEP BY STEP PRODUCTIONS
TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD
Originally, shaking hands was a mark of trust. People held out an open hand to show they were not holding a weapon. Today, everybody is doind the "fist bump".
This documentary reveals how a gesture of emancipation has become an urban ritual. How and why a banal gesture created by 17th century black slaves - which subsequently became a symbol of black ghettos, rap and US sport - end up becoming a part of Barack's Obama's inauguration ceremony at the White House?