A CHOICE, MAYBE NOT

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A CHOICE, MAYBE NOT
2013 | Fiction | 8′ | CHN | vo CH st FR + ENG

Facing a consumerist society, the real difficulty is decision-making and being able to choose.

 
 

 

 

ACTORAS DE CAMBIO

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ACTORAS DE CAMBIO
Short | 30′ | GTM/ FR | vo st FR

“Actoras de Cambio, which means “”Actresses for Change””, is a feminist collective in Guatemala which was founded to break the silence surrounding the rapes committed mainly against indigenous women during the 36 year-long civil war. It is estimated that soldiers – and sometimes even resistants – raped around 40,000 women during the armed conflict. It took fifteen years after the end of the war to begin to release the patriarchal straightjacket imposed on female victims, who until then hadn’t been able to talk about these crimes committed against them. This documentary shows the work accomplished by the survivors and the collective, who enabled women to come together in small local groups to tell their stories and hear those of others, and to understand this sexual violence in the context of men’s global domination over women. Building on these meetings, the groups of women developed their own healing methods, began to take action to achieve alternative forms of justice and organise festivals of memory, to fight against men’s impunity.”

 
 

 

 

APNÉE

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APNÉE
| Short | 9’52 | MAR | 

A young woman has to take care of her old nagging father. She is torn between escaping this stifling environment and her sense of duty.

 
 

 

 

  

 

 

ARMENIA : THE INVISIBLE COUNTRY

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ARMENIA : THE INVISIBLE COUNTRY
2013 | Documentary| 12′ | ARM | vo Arm st Fr Eng

Where is Armenia? Tampering with historical truth in London’s British Museum.

 
 

 

 

  

 

 

BEAUTY IN TRUTH: ALICE WALKER

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BEAUTY IN TRUTH: ALICE WALKER
2013 | Documentaire | 83′ | UK | vo Eng st Fr Nl

“Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth is a feature documentary film which tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman’s journey from her birth in a paper-thin shack in cotton fields of Putnam County, Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the 20th Century.

Alice Walker made history as the first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her groundbreaking novel, The Color Purple, which has been transformed from a novel, to a Hollywood movie and latterly to a successful Broadway musical. This universal story of

triumph against all odds is not that different from Walker’s own story. Born in 1944, eighth child of sharecroppers, her early life unfolded in the midst of violent racism and poverty

during some of the most turbulent years of profound social and political changes in North American history. Alice Walker’s inspiring journey is also a story of a country and a people at the fault line of historical changes. Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth offers audiences a penetrating look at the life and art of an artist, a selfconfessed renegade and human rights activist.”

 PRIZE : The Lennon Ono Peace Award
 
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“Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.” A. Walker

 

 

 

  

 

 

BECAUSE WE ARE VISUAL

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BECAUSE WE ARE VISUAL
2010 | Documentary| 47′ | ARM | vo Eng Fr st Fr Nl Eng

In ‘Because We Are Visual’ Olivia Rochette and Gerard- Jan Claes immerse themselves into the world of public video journals. The Internet and its online communities intend to bring people closer together and to connect them. Yet, surprisingly, it seems that the virtual world confronts these so-called vloggers more than ever with their own loneliness. This documentary allows the viewer to discover this contemporary phenomenon and focusesvon the experience of the body within this virtual space.vBy means of visual material gathered from online sources, the cineastes create a unique poetic realm in which thoughts, fears, desires and worries, shared via the webcam, merge together.

 

 
 

 

 

  

 

 

BLANC GRIS

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BLANC GRIS

2013 | Fiction| 90′ | BE | vo Fr

with:  Laure Cavalléra, Amir Khalid, Daniela Bisconti, Lénaïc Brulé

She wants a child, he wants papers. Hope, desire, distress and crossed destinies. Everything is possible in Brussels.

 
 

 

 

  

 

 

CALYPSO ROSE

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CALYPSO ROSE
2011 | Documentaire | 85′ | FR | vo Eng st Fr 

An exuberant and inspiring ambassador for the Caribbean, Calypso Rose is the uncontested and much decorated diva of Calypso music. With more than 800 recorded songs, she continues to be a pioneer and champion of women’s rights, as she travels the world making music. Journeying to Paris, New York, Trinidad and Tobago and to her ancestral home in Africa, we learn more about Calypso Rose in each place, and the many faces and facets of her life. The daughter of an illiterate Trinidadian fisherman, Calypso Rose was sent to live with relatives in Tobago at the age of 9. At 15 she wrote her first song and launched a career that took her to the top of the male dominated calypso world. This creative film is not only about memory and the exchange and discovery of world cultures, but also about the journey of a remarkable woman, an Afro-Caribbean soul and an exemplary artist.

 
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« Je ne suis pas devenue une chanteuse de Calypso, je suis née dans le Calypso » Calypso Rose.

 

 

 

  

 

 

CANICHE

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CANICHE
2010 |Court | 16′ | BE | vo Fr 

A women’s magazine flies through space… Beauty ads fall from the pages, which excites a dog chasing it. 

 
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‘Love is infinity at the level of puddles’   Louis-Ferdinand  : Céline

 

 

 

  

 

 

CELULA ARMADA DE PUTAS HISTERICAS

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CELULA ARMADA DE PUTAS HISTERICAS
| Docu | 13′ | Maroc |
 
 
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