by Jean-François Laguionie
'Slocum' recounts the memories of the young François, growing up beside the Marne river in the late 1940s. One day François’ stepfather starts building a boat in the back garden. Meanwhile the boy’s imagination is inflamed by the diary of Joshua Slocum, the first man who circumnavigated the world alone in the 1890s...
by Catherine Catella & Shu Aiello
'Leoforio' is a journey, a daily bus ride of a hundred kilometers. From the chaotic, overpopulated capital of Athens to the small town of Eritres, the bus - leoforio in Greek - winds between the coast, the mountainous roads and the deserted villages. A brief glimpse into everyday lives, to grasp the resilience of a people in times of crisis.
by Nathalie Biancheri
with Cosmo Jarvis, Lauren Coe
A father in his thirties befriends his estranged teenage daughter. Out of cowardice and the fear of being rejected, he does not reveal his identity to her. The pair embark on a boozefueled, destructive friendship of nocturnal meetings and reckless behaviour. As she becomes infatuated with him, he finds himself playing with fire at the risk of ruining everything…
by Alain Raoust
with Salomé Richard, Yoann Zimmer, Estelle Meyer
Salomé lands a summer job in the junkyard of a village in Southern France. In this timeless place, her rebellious adolescence catches up with her. She meets friends, old and new, who all share the same desire to build a way of life far from any social order.
by Martin Laroche
with Léane LABRÈCHE-DOR, Alexandre LANDRY, Micheline LANCTÔT, Sylvie DRAPEAU, Jean-Sébastien COURCHESNE, Normand DAOUST
Mixing realism and unsettling bizarreness, Laughter explores the survivor’s syndrome, the grieving process, the distance of time, the power of love, and the joy of being alive.
by Nicola Alice Hens
with Marthe & Major Cohn
The untold story of a French Jewish former spy, Marthe Cohn - aka Chichinette. After keeping silent for almost 60 years, she shares her extraordinary story of a 4.5 feet high woman who managed to beat the odds and fight the Nazis as a spy. At the age of 98, she now tours the world, promoting her message to people of all generations.
by Giovanni La Pàrola
with Miriam Dalmazio, Filippo Pucillo, Antonia Truppo
1860, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies - while Garibaldi’s troops are invading this lawless territory, four female bandits called the “Drude” are looking for their own personal revenge.
by Jean-François Laguionie , Xavier Picard
After his boat sinking, a monkey Prince discovers in awe a new civilization and befriends 12-year-old Tom. But this new world might not be without danger for him.
by Joël Karekezi
with Marc Zinga, Stéphane Bak
At the outbreak of the Second Congo War, Sergeant Xavier and young private Faustin, are accidentally left behind in the jungle. With only each other to count on, they embark on an odyssey across the most violent forest on earth, facing the depths of their own war-torn souls.
by Félix Dufour-Laperrière
Determined to stop drinking, Joseph moves into a friend's house and convinces his ex-wife Emma to join him. In the troubled times of Quebec independence referendum, this is the account of their stormy reunion.
It happened on March 2 : Joël Karekezi’s THE MERCY OF THE JUNGLE won big at Fespaco, scooping both Best Film and Best Actor awards !
CHRIS THE SWISS & CASSANDRO THE EXOTICO! have been nominated for the 24th Lumière Awards! Best Film from a French-speaking Country / Best Documentary
Raed Andoni’s GHOST HUNTING has been chosen as the Palestine entry for the Oscars ! The film is eligible for Best Foreign Language Film & Best Documentary Academy Awards.
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