Tatiana Botovelo was born in 1993, in Troyes. After studying social and cultural anthropology, she specialized in cinema and joined the master's degree in documentary writing at the University of Aix-Marseille. She is interested in colonial history and its legacy in France. In the continuity of her research, she met Lassana, the protagonist of her first feature film in progress The Life of Alias.

La Vie d'Alias

Lassana is 24 years old, with laughing eyes, and scars on his body. He is originally from Guinea-Conakry and does not have the right to live and work legally in Marseille. However, he has been a construction worker for six years and is involved in the urban restructuring of this city. Behind closed doors, in his home, the film follows Lassana's daily strategies and future prospects in this city in perpetual transformation.


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