Scrapper

Georgie, is a 12-year-old girl living on her own. She spends her summer holidays juggling household chores, playing with Ali stealing bikes and above all, struggling to cope with the recent loss of her mother. Despite her feisty temperament, colloquially termed as ‘Scrapper,’ Georgie carries herself, or at least believes she does, like an adult, yearning to be treated as such. It takes the unexpected arrival of her never-before-known father Jason to unravel the child within Georgie.

Free Time

Free Time addresses the eternal dilemma of millennials: to be or not to be free-willed, to be or not to be happy. At its core, the narrative tells the story of Drew, portrayed by a very comic Colin Burgess, who, in an impulsive act, fulfills the collective fantasy we have all dreamed of: he quits his job.

Nayola

José Miguel Ribeiro Watched at the Festival Cinémas d’Afrique de Lausanne 2023 Far too often animation is snubbed, as a second-rate art form, dedicated only to children’s cartoons and movies, and even when these films have a deeper meaning, as with some of the products of the Pixar or Studio Lire la suite…

Eat Bitter

Pascale Appora-Gnekindy and Ningyi Sun Watched at the Festival Cinémas d’Afrique de Lausanne 2023 The Central African Republic is among the poorest and undeveloped countries in the world. While partially representative of the country, its capital Bangui is a city in the throes of real estate boom. And as in Lire la suite…

Mami Wata

C. J. ‘Fiery’ Obasi(Released on 27/09/2023) Watched at the Festival Cinémas d’Afrique de Lausanne 2023 Mami Wata is a modern African tale. A story in which the Sacred and the Profane are present at the same time, and the inherent clash between these contrasting forces is the cornerstone on which Lire la suite…

Mixed by Erry

Sydney Sibilia(sortie le 02/03/23) In the Naples of the 1980s, a humble Naples trying to discover itself, where everyone leaves the house wearing a ‘mask’, to quote play-writer Eduardo De Filippo, our hero, Enrico, tries to wear the metaphorical mask of the successful DJ, but in vain. Enrico must find, Lire la suite…

Nezouh

Soudade Kaadan(sortie 17/05/23) La première chose qui frappe avec le dernier long-métrage de Soudade Kaadan, avant même de voir le film, est son affiche. Tirée directement du plan le plus iconique de “Nezouh”, elle en résume à elle seule toute la profondeur. Tout y est : la poésie face à Lire la suite…