Themed Cycles

Francophonie 2021 - Le monde francophone

Des films qui racontent la francophonie ailleurs

7 films

Chaque année, la francophonie est célébrée dans le monde entier autour de la Journée internationale de la francophonie le 20 mars et plus largement pendant tout le mois de mars. En 2021, l’Institut français propose une sélection de films pour la projection publique non commerciale autour de 3 thématiques pour ceux qui veulent fêter la langue française et la diversité culturelle des pays francophones. La thématique 3/3 "Un monde francophone" rassemble des films qui parlent de francophonie ailleurs dans le monde.

Francophonie 2021 - Le monde francophone
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  • Drama
  • 2020
  • France, Tunisia
  • 1h36

A Son

by Medhi M. Barsaoui

Farès and Meriem form with Aziz, their 10-year-old son, a modern Tunisian family from a privileged environment. During a trip to the south of Tunisia, their car is targeted by a terrorist group and the young boy is seriously injured... this accident will upset their life and their couple.

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  • Drama
  • 2019
  • France
  • 1h30

Camille

by Boris Lojkine

Camille, a young idealistic photojournalist, goes to the Central African Republic to cover the civil war that is brewing up. What she sees there will change her destiny forever.

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  • Historical film, Drama, Literary adaptation
  • 2020
  • France
  • 1h33

Our Lady of the Nil

by Atiq Rahimi

Rwanda, 1973. Our Lady of the Nile is a prestigious Catholic boarding school perched high on a hill, where teenage girls are groomed to be the Rwandan elite. Graduation on the horizon, they share the same dormitory, the same dreams and concerns. But throughout the country as well as within the school, deep-seated antagonisms rumble. Changing these young girls’ lives – and the entire nation – forever.

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  • Drama
  • 2019
  • France
  • 1h45

Papicha

by Mounia Meddour

Algeria, 1990s. Nedjma, an 18 year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War to keep her from experiencing a normal life and going out at night with her friend Wassila. As the social climate becomes more conservative, she rejects the new bans set by the radicals and decides to fight for her freedom and independence by putting up a fashion show.

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  • Comedy-drama
  • 2019
  • France
  • 1h30

Arab Blues

by Manele Labidi

Selma, a psychoanalyst, deals with a cast of colorful new patients after returning home to Tunisia to open a practice.

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  • Drama
  • 2018
  • France
  • 1h34

System K

by Renaud Barret

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 2017. In the urban jungle counting over 13 million inhabitants, amid social and political chaos, an eclectic and bubbling street art scene is emerging. Underground visual artists, musicians and performers create out of nothing, using recycled objects and their own bodies to express their anger, but also their dreams for change. Despite the constant harassment of the authorities, the strong taboos of a traditional society and the personal struggles of the artists, the movement can no longer be stopped.

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  • 2019
  • France
  • 1h21

Africa mia

by Richard Minier and Edouard Salier

Africa Mia is a journey in search of the soul of Afro-Cuban music. From the communist friendships of the Cold War to today, from Havana to Bamako, we follow in the footsteps of ten young Malian musicians in musical training in Cuba, who became a founding group of world music: the legendary Maravillas of Mali. Fifty years later, this forgotten group is resurrected thanks to Maestro Boncana Maïga, its historical conductor.

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