Promesses Africaines, graines de héros II

Une selection de trois court-métrages du Festival du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand

3 films

Chaque année depuis maintenant 30 ans, le Festival du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand propose à son public sa section Regards d’Afrique : une programmation qui explore toutes les richesses de la nouvelle génération de cinéastes du continent. Pour la seconde fois, le festival propose un programme de courts métrages panafricains intitulé « Promesses Africaines, graines de héros » qui a pour objectif de mettre en avant les talents d’aujourd’hui. Chaque court-métrage est accompagné d'une fiche pédagogique, en anglais et français, réalisée par Sauve qui peut le court métrage en partenariat avec le Festival du Court-Métrage de Clermont Ferrand et l'Institut français dans le cadre des suites de la Saison Africa2020.

Promesses Africaines, graines de héros II
  • Drama
  • 2021
  • Egypt
  • 8min
by Maggie Kamal

On just another regular day in Cairo, Egypt, 18-year-old Nour gets a call from her brother that he will no longer be able to pick her up. To avoid being late to work, Nour has to take a microbus, not knowing that this trip will forever change her.

  • Drama
  • 2022
  • Australia, Germany, Somalia
  • 27min
by Mo Harawe

Somalia. A policewoman sits in her parked car. After a while, she gets out, puts on her service cap, and enters the prison. There, decisive hours have dawned for young Farah. Organizational machinery starts up around him. Farah is examined by a doctor, instructed by the bailiff, and looked after by an imam. Farah is waiting for his parents to visit. “How are you?” is the question everyone asks him that day. Each time, “Good” is his concise answer. Only when the policewoman takes Farah out of town the next morning does the unspeakable become a painful reality.

  • Drama
  • 2022
  • France, Ghana
  • 15min
by Amartei Amar

Set in a small Ghanaian town at the edge of a large landfill site that spills into the ocean, the sons of a fisherman, Sowah and Okai, struggle to cope with loss of their eldest brother who drowned during a fishing expedition. Haunted by his demise, Okai believes their brother is still out there…

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