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Fête de la Francophonie 2022

Célébrons la francophonie au cinéma

11 films

Célébrons la Francophonie en mars, avec une sélection de films - courts métrages et longs métrages - qui offrent une diversité de regards, de cultures et d’histoires, petites et grandes, d’ici et d’ailleurs. Des films produits ou tournés en pays francophones, des œuvres qui dialoguent avec la littérature, la bande dessinée, la poésie... la vie !

Fête de la Francophonie 2022
  • Young audience
  • 2020
  • France
  • 31min
by Guillaume Lorin

Vanille, a young Parisian girl recently arrived in Guadeloupe, dives in an adventure tinged with mystery, meeting picturesque characters and a magic flower. These are holidays that promise to be rich in twists and turns!

  • 2020
  • France, Senegal
  • 20min
by Moly Kane

A young woman prepares for her marriage while desperately and courageously trying to erase her past.

  • Drama
  • 2020
  • Ivory Coast, France, Canada, Senegal
  • 1h33
by Philippe Lacôte

A young man is sent to "La Maca", a prison in the middle of the Ivorian forest ruled by its inmates. As tradition goes with the rising of the red moon, he is designated by the Boss to be the new "Roman" and must tell a story to the other prisoners. Learning what fate awaits him, he begins to narrate the mystical life of the legendary outlaw named "Zama King" and has no choice but to make his story last until dawn.

  • 2020
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo, France, Belgium
  • 1h20
by Dieudo Hamadi

For two decades, the victims of the Six-Day War have been fighting in Kisangani for the recognition of this bloody conflict and demanding compensation. Tired of unsuccessful pleas, they have finally decided to voice their claims in Kinshasa, after a long journey on the Congo River.

  • 2021
  • Niger, France, Mali, Germany
  • 1h22
by Aïcha Macky

In the town of Zinder in Niger, in the poor area of Kara-Kara which used to be the lepers’ district, a culture of gang violence reigns. A group of youths is attempting to change their path, some are trying to start a family and make a life for themselves rather than end up in prison. Aicha Macky, who comes from Zinder, films their daily lives shared between their gangs, their families, odd jobs, and their desire to break free from the cycle of violence which has built their identities. This film will be available in Africa from June 2022 and in Asia from September 2022.

  • Drama, Literary adaptation
  • 2020
  • France
  • 1h53
by Eric Barbier

Dans les années 1990, un petit garçon vit au Burundi avec son père, un entrepreneur français, sa mère rwandaise et sa petite sœur. Il passe son temps à faire les quatre cents coups avec ses copains de classe jusqu’à ce que la guerre civile éclate mettant fin à l’innocence de son enfance.

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

  • Drama
  • 2020
  • 1h30
by Chloé Mazlo

In the 1950s, the young Alice leaves Switzerland for Lebanon, a sunny and exuberant country. There, she falls in love with Joseph, a mischievous astrophysicist who dreams of sending the first Lebanese into space. Alice quickly finds her place in his family. But after a few years of dolce vita, the civil war interferes in their paradise...

  • Comedy
  • 2020
  • 1h28
by Nine Antico

Sophie is 28 years old. She would like to be a designer, but it would be so much easier if she had gone to art school. She would also like to find love, but it would be so much easier if it jumped out at you. She multiplies her experiences in love and work. Taking hits, a lot, giving them, a little: that's what learning is all about. In her head, Daniel Johnston sings that "true love will eventually fall into your lap", but Sophie wonders if he is telling the truth.

  • Comedy
  • 2020
  • France
  • 1h32
by Bruno Podalydès

Alexandre is unemployed and his bank account has been frozen. His wife is on a two-month top secret nuclear submarine mission. While she’s away, he has to prove that he can take care of the children and find a job. Following a surreal interview, he is hired at The Box on a trial basis – and thus Alexandre enters the 24-7 world of a greenwashed start-up with a strict no-child policy. He meets Arcimboldo, who juggles different jobs and apps and offers to look after the kids in exchange for accommodation. Between Alexandre’s killer colleague Severine, incessant conference calls and endless team building sessions, keeping his secret is no easy challenge…

  • Comedy
  • 2020
  • France
  • 1h35

by Guillaume Brac

On a hot summer night in Paris, Félix meets a young woman, Alma, and falls in love. The next morning, Alma hops on a train to join her family in southern France. Félix, determined to follow his soulmate, embarks on a carpool ride with his best friend Chérif and their reluctant driver Edouard. When the car breaks down upon arrival, things turn sour: Alma doesn’t seem too pleased by this unexpected visit.reality?

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