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SÉLECTION OFFICIELLE QAFF 2024

Under the hanging tree

Under the hanging tree

Director: Perivi John Katjavivi Producers: Anna Teeman, Mpumelelo Mcata, Perivi John Katjavivi Namibia / 2023 / 90' Christina Mureti, a hard-boiled police officer from the city, is transferred to a small village desert town in Namibia where she uncovers a series of grizzly animal sacrifices perhaps linked to the disappearance of the villagers’ children.

Here ends the world we've known

Here ends the world we've known

Director and writer: Anne-Sophie Anne-Sophie Nanki With: Lorianne Alamijawari Alamijawari Guadeloupe / 2022 / 24'52 1645. Wars between Amerindians and French rage in Guadeloupe. Ibátali, a young woman indigenous Kalinago, meets Olaudah, a brown fugitive Yoruba. She starts a long way from alienation to colonial society to emancipation. But is it willing to pay the heavy price of the freedom?

A Cronopio´s story

A Cronopio´s story

Director: Juan David Vargas Producers: Iván Rodriguez, Juan David Vargas With: Margarita Portillo Colombia / 2024 / 1'13 An adaptation of Cortazar´s short story. Tell the story of a little character who needs a key to leave home. Being actually an introspective travel.

Grace

Grace

Director and writer: Johanna MAKABI Producers: Loubna Traoré, Johanna Makabi With: Alyana Lungu Fance / 2022 / 14'05 Grace, 8, hates her neighborhood, she hates cheerleading and today she decided to join her father in space.

GoodBye Julia

GoodBye Julia

Director and writer: Mohamed Kordofani Producer: Amjad Abu Alala Sudan / 2023 / 120' Wracked by guilt after covering up a murder, Mona — a northern Sudanese retired singer in a tense marriage — tries to make amends by taking in the deceased’s southern Sudanese widow, Julia, and her son, Daniel, into her home.

The olds days

The olds days

Director and writer: Guillaume Noura Producer: Aminata Touré France / 2023 / 20' s she bathes in the river. Lise-May, 14, meets a young boy with supernatural abilities who lives underwater. The predators the boy claims to flee from may well be the same who are about to fall upon her.

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door

Director and writer: Abbesi Akhamie Producers: Abbesi Akhamie, Nagham Osman With: Baboucarr Camara, Ellie Foumbi United States / 2023 / 11'42 A single woman's feelings of loneliness begin to stir when an eccentric African couple moves in next door to her.

Sirene - Mermaids

Sirene - Mermaids

Director and writer: Sarah Malléon Producer: Nicolas Lecx With: Julien Beramis, Patrick Hierso, Jade Cyrille Martinique / 2023 / 16' Daniel is a widowed father who lives in northern Martinique with his 8-year-old daughter, Soraya. Fisherman and restaurateur, he tries to make ends meet in a town hit by a strong economic and social crisis. His daily life is turned upside down the day his daughter decides to summon mermaids using a conch of lambi.

Atopias

Atopias

Directors: Daniela Yohannes, Julien Beramis Writers: Daniela Yohannes, Julien Beramis Producers: Guadeloupe / 2023 / 27' In 'Atopias: The Homeless Wanderer,' a Black woman embarks on a meditative journey through the wild Caribbean landscapes, confronting dreamlike memories and traumatic experiences. This exploration of migration, generational memory, and trauma reshapes her voyage, taking her deep into her subconscious, where she encounters her inner child and ventures into ancestral realms.

A materia nocturna

A materia nocturna

Director and writer: Bernard Lessa Producers: Bernard Lessa | Rede Filmes, Welket Bungué | KUSSA Productions, Victor Graize | Pique-Bandeira, Eduardo Cantarino | Dilúvio Produções, Shirlene Paixão With: Shirlene Paixão, Welket Bungué, Melanie de Vales, Altamir Furlane Portugal / 2021 / 90' Jaiane (Shirlene Paixão) tries to find meaning in her work routine and family relationships. Aíssa (Welket Bungué), a merchant sailor, is forced to remain docked in Vitória for a few days.

Nyanga

Nyanga

Director and writer: Medhin Tewolde Serrano Producers: Daniela Contreras, Nicolas Défossé With: Álvaro Nel Hernández Almario Productions: Terra Nostra Films Mexico / 2023 / 20' During the colonial era, Nyanga was kidnapped off the coast of Africa, brought to Mexico and enslaved. Though forced to work on the master's plantation, he never stopped dreaming of freedom. Based on historical facts, and using shadow theater and handmade cinema, ‘Nyanga’ is an homage to resistance against colonial...

Angie's love

Angie's love

Diretor and writer: Bayo Lambo Producers: Bayo Lambo, Goga Clay With: Toni Tones, Folu Storm Nigeria / 2023 / 14'59 A new mother catches up with friends while her baby and husband sleep...

Disco Africa

Disco Africa

Director: Razanajaona Luck Writer: Jonathan Rubin Producer: With: Parista Sambo France / 2024 / 81' Madagascar, nowadays. Twenty-year-old Kwame, who struggles to make a living in the clandestine sapphire mines, is taken back to his hometown by an unexpected turn of events. As he reunites with his mother and old friends, he finds himself confronted with the rampant corruption plaguing his country. Now, he will have to choose between easy money and loyalty; between individualism and political

Attente

Attente

Director and writer: Divana Cate Radiamick Producer: Darnièlys Armel Mboumba Madingou Nkata With: Aude MAY, Louis MOUMBOUNOU, Adelbert MATONDO, Herman KIMPO Congo / 2024 / 97'58 Kozela 'Waiting' tells the captivating story of Sandra, a young woman from Congo, who makes the courageous choice to wait for her fiancé, who has gone to France despite her family's opposition. Settling in a challenging suburb, she encounters characters such as Ben, Rufin, and a wise man, all carrying distinct...

Bitter Bunde

Bitter Bunde

Director: Juan Gordon Producer: Daniela Galvis Colombia / 2023 / 2'59 Based on the poem "black woman from the bitter bunde" by Miguel A. Caicedo, this film portraits the current state of Quibdó, Colombia 2023 as we listen to a woman's voice that recites the bunde ("Boon.de" a Pacific coast chants) over a lo-fi hip hop beat by Dj113. A dreamy journey to this town abandoned by the government that invite us to visit this beautiful place with big and honest smiles

Descarrego

Descarrego

Director and writer: Joana Claude Producer: Maria Alencar Director of photography: Letícia Batista Brazil / 2023 / 10' As I see it, I undo my memories. Searching to purge a bad memory, Joana decides to return to the place where she suffered an act of violence in 2013 to free herself of the last trigger that bounds her to this incident from the past - a wardrobe. In this self-portrait, the director appropriates the essayist traits of the documentary as a process to deal with inner ghosts.

Dent pour dent

Dent pour dent

Director and writer: Ottis Ba, Katell Guillou Producer: Fatoumata BA With: Charles Auguste KOTTOU, Oumy Ndieye MBAYE Senegal / 2023 / 81'12 Idrissa lives in the suburbs of Dakar, Senegal. He lost his job as a civil servant as a result of budget cuts ordered by the IMF. The day his redundancy money runs out, he is forced to live off his wife Viviane. He then searches by all means for a way to regain his pride as a man that he thinks he has lost...

Forsaken

Forsaken

Director and writer: Aziz Shennawy Producer: Tarek Marouani Tunisia / 2023 / 14' Mariem, in her thirties, decides to treat herself to a vacation. She finds the body of a Sub-Saharan African man drowned in front of her balcony. No one bothered to offer him any help. Upon discovering the victim's identity, humanity prevailed over fear and the strangeness of "the other".

Chez Dr. Bello

Chez Dr. Bello

Director and writer: Badewa Adeseye Ajibade Producer: Badewa Adeseye Ajibade With: Olatunbosun Aiyedehin, Femi Branch, Mariam Kayode Nigeria / 2023 / 18'04 During a hypnotherapy session, a woman is made to confront the suppression of a memory and as a result, the denial of a life-changing event that shook up her entire world.

La Suprema

La Suprema

Director and writer: Felipe Holguín Caro, Andy Sierra Producers: Maria Teresa Gaviria, Diana Perez, Ivan Luna With: Elizabeth Martinez, Antonio Jimenez, Pabla Florez, Ana Victoria Rodriguez Director of photography: Mauricio Vidal Editor: Etienne Boussac Colombia / 2023 / 80'30 In La Suprema, a town erased from the maps, where there’s not even electricity, Laureana, a young afro-colombian, dreams of being a boxer. When she finds out that her uncle will be boxing for the world title...

Deixa

Deixa

Director and writer: Mariana Jaspe Producer: Marco Pigossi With: Zezé Motta, Dan Ferreira, Wilson Rabelo, Jéssica Ellen, Daniel de Souza Brazil / 2023 / 15' Una mujer vive su último día de libertad antes de que su marido salga de prisión.

Ayiti, a Haitian story

Ayiti, a Haitian story

Directores and writers: Clément Beauvois, Kevin Duval, Valentin Gaffie, Alexis Pautler Producers: Clément Beauvois, Kevin Duval, Valentin Gaffié, Alexis Pautler, Guillaume Le Bourg Production Company: La Filmerie Production France / 2023 / 58'30 Haiti is a country with a history that is as trying as it is heroic, and that has endured through the ages to become a symbol of pride and resilience. From the ghettos of Port-au-Prince to the remote countryside, the film explores the origins of Haitia

Skettel

Skettel

Director and writer: Moon Lee Ferguson Producers: Kiara Diana, Shania Banton Executive Producers: Moon Lee Ferguso, Lucien Christian Adderley With: Alicia Pilgrim Director of photography: Kennard Medina Editor: Moon Lee Ferguson United States / 2024 / 13'05 A young mother struggles to keep her head above water as she navigates motherhood, her neurodivergent toddler, and the gritty Atlanta nightclub where she works. All on a quarter tank of gas.

Déja Nu

Déja Nu

Director: Rolf Hellat Producers: Pape Etienne Diatta, Rolf Hellat Sound design: Oscar Parcival Van Hoogevest With: Laetitia Ky, Sylvia Outtara, Doudou Touré, Alphoumar Diallo Côte d'Ivoire / 2023 / 14'19 "Déjà Nu" is an audiovisual poem about the appreciation of transiency, the recognition of the body, the ensoulement of nature, euphoria and loss. It is an associative work of polycultural sentiments. The film was produced in Côte d'Ivoire, Sénégal, Guinea, and Switzerland.

Backstage

Backstage

Director and writer: Afef Ben Mahmoud, Khalil Benkirane Producer: Khalil Benkirane With: Saleh Bakri, Sondos Belhassen, Afef Ben Mahmou, Abdallah Badis, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Morocco / 2023 / 101' Aida, member of the contemporary dance troupe ‘Without Borders’ touring Morocco, provokes during a representation in a small Middle Atlas town, her life and stage partner Hedi, who injures her onstage triggering a series of events through a long night across a forest, on the way to the next village...

Era Oculto

Era Oculto

Director: Carlos Vargas With: Isaac Tivane, Paula Matlombe, Ednora Matlombe, Ixon Tivane Mozambique / 2024 / 70'25 "Hidden Era" unfolds in the vibrant city of Maputo, where Rastafari artist Phambi grapples with securing his son's education, perennially on the brink of expulsion due to payment delays. Phambi's artistic journey becomes a compelling narrative, showcasing the challenges and triumphs of an artist navigating the unique landscape of Mozambique.

Kaawaï Na Ana, Breaking Mourning

Kaawaï Na Ana, Breaking Mourning

Director: Nicolas Pradal Writers: René Claude Abianso Claude Abianso, Jeffan Asaiti, Ignace Djaba, Nicolas Pradal, Mirta Tani Producers: David Crochet, Emmanel Chevillat French Guiana / 2023 / 53' On the banks of the Maroni river in French Guiana, the Aluku people (the offspring of African slaves who escaped from Dutch plantations centuries ago), hold the ceremony of Puu Baaka, the breaking of mourning. In this last farewell to the deceased, villagers of all generations joyfully gather together

Beento

Beento

Director: Nancy Mac Granaky-Quay Writers: Florian Wimmer, Nancy Mac Granaky-Quay Producer: Florian Müßene With: Annette Strasser, Oliver Akwe, Hendrik Arnst, Stefanie Mühle Germany / 2007 / 24' This story is based on true events. Beento is a West-African term used to describe a person who has “Been to” a foreign country, returning as a successful man. East Germany 1963. Sammy is a guest student from West-Africa. Katharina is a local girl, and they are in love. This is neither the right place...

Engole o choro

Engole o choro

Director and writer: Fabio Rodrigo Producer: Well Darwin With: Oda Silva, Renato Novae, Cellia Nascimiento Brazil / 2023 / 11'50 In a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of São Paulo, Anderson, a black teenager, steals his father's motorcycle. He wants to become a man by putting an end to years of exclusion and rejection, but he will have to face what he was never taught to deal with: his feelings. In a racist society, how can black men overcome this reality?

Bahr

Bahr

Director and writer: Belal Abosamra Music producer: Ibrahim Alazzak Sound design: Ahmed Shata Backgrounds Coloring & Typography: Habiba Ashra Creative Producer (early development stage): Salma Waleed Enani Egypt / 2023 / 7'30 While grieving the loss of his wife, a father struggles with faith in a chance to reconnect with her; the journey is portrayed as death being a beginning rather than an end, a simple line separating two worlds.

Caluim

Caluim

Director: Marcos Alexandre Writer: Tainah Paes, Marcos Alexandre Producers: Gabriela Correia, Marcos Alexandre With: Meniky Marla, Hamilton Junior, Lia Nascimento, Gabriel Brasileiro, Gabriel Carvalho Brazil / 2023 / 10' A black protagonist receives a very peculiar treatment on a film set composed of a white crew.

La paix

La paix

Director and writer: Jean Gaspa Producer: Neticia Alberto With: Gradi Kumbi, Josette Guervil, Hyggins Sansa, Myah Cognet, Joy Uwa, Jean Fritz, Johanne Ernest, Natacha Pierre, Sandy Stessie Sinvilus, Rodrigue Pouvin France / 2024 / 14'54 Evens, a young man as imperfect as he is endearing, accompanies his mother to the Haitian consulate in Paris. Feeling uneasy, he tries as best he can to shorten their visit while his mother works behind his back.

La Mamuncia

La Mamuncia

Director and writer: Juan Fernando Uribe Producers: Juan Fernando Uribe, Andres Benavidez With: Nidia Sofia Gongora Colombia / 2022 / 12'16 From Cali, the voice of Nidia Góngora, a peaceful Timbiquireña, unleashes a musical lullaby that captivates the world. Blending the vitality of the city with the richness of Timbiquí, Nidia, an ambassador of traditions, fills the planet with her cultural essence, creating a vibrant echo from the heart of the metropolis.

Chocolate with Sprinkles

Chocolate with Sprinkles

Director and writer: Huriyyah Muhammad Producers: Okema T. Moore, Cole Sanchez, Yha Mourhia Wright With: Reno Wilson, Keisha Thompson, Camron Jones, Lillian Gilbert, Nate Allen Smith United States / 2024 / 19'05 Art and Mary have been in the business of marriage, parenting and donuts for so long that they lost sight of each other a long time ago. What they share however is a donut shop business and an immense love for their two children. Everything changes when Art and Mary...

Scapegoat

Scapegoat

Director and writer: Nicolas Séry Producer: Anne Berjon With: Kéran Saïd Nourry, Camélia Grairi, Klara Payet Réunion / 2023 / 20' In a Reunion Island housing project, as the time of the sacrifice for the Aïd el-Kebir approaches, Ibrahim, 12 years old, of Comoran descent, is bullied by Evan, a neighbour of the same age, who accuses him of being an animal killer. When Ibrahim learns that a goat is about to be delivered to his building he decides to save it…but Evan is watching.

Expresso parador

Expresso parador

Director: JV Santos Writers: João Pedro Zabeti, JV Santos, Laís Lage, Lidiane Oliveira, Peterson Oliveira, Phellipe Azevedo, Wallace Lino Producers: Arame Farpado Filmes, Brabíssima Produções, WDO Produções Brazil / 2023 / 25' In Rio de Janeiro, the worst public transport system in the world, Lidiane Oliveira, a 30-year-old black actress, resident of Jardim Palmares, crosses the city on a bus. She needs to audition for a soap opera, a children's theater gig at the mall and even debut her show.

Mangata

Mangata

Director and writer: Maja Costa Producers: Antonio Padovani, Mario Nuzzo With: Stefany Fruzzetti, Ayo Aloba, Afnan Ehoran Original score: Renato & Ronaldo Gama, Tropical Diaspora Records Director of photography: Carola Rodríguez Sanchez Germany / 2023 / 15'38 As a child, little Alya is the only survivor of a tragic Mediterranean crossing from Africa to Europe. Many years later, as an astronaut of an important lunar mission, Alya loses communication with her base. She is confronted with her past

Camino al cielo

Camino al cielo

Director and writer: Miguel Vargas Producer: Mónica González With: Mairen Ibargüen Colombia / 2024 / 17'30 Mairen is an afro eight months - pregnant woman who is going into labor in a depopulated zone and, in an unexpected way she have to give birth in a White waggon that is well know cause people who get in there they´ll never see alive again.

Kipkemboi

Kipkemboi

Director: Charles Uwagbai Writer: Joel Richardson Producers: Jennifer Jonas, Leonard Farlinger With: Thamela Mpumlwana Canada / 2023 / 85' The story of a teenaged African math genius who brings the world financial markets to its knees.

Prima and Lebsi

Prima and Lebsi

Director ans writer: Welket Bungué Producers: André Lourenço With: Nádia Yracema, Carla Monteiro, Joãozinho da Costa, Bruno Huca Editor: Paula Trojany, Ana Costa, Elisabete Mendes Portugal / 2021 / 25' Prima and Lebsi are dreamy women, created from greater Lisbon. An unexpected affair intertwines them, revealing a life style that involves parallel relationships with people and beliefs, in an atmosphere full of hedonism, desires and contradictions.

Comadreando

Comadreando

Director and writer: Sarmiento Gómez Daniel Francisco, Ortiz Carlos Mario Producer: Asociación Movimiento Feminista Por La Paz Ruta Pacífica De Las Mujeres With: Palacios Parra Claudia Patricia Colombia / 2023 / 29'55 Multiple voices of women peacebuilders in their Chocoan territories. A cinematic journey spanning 27 years of resistance. 'Ruta Pacífica de las Mujeres' unveils a mosaic of stories woven along the Chocoan rivers.

Bajo la arena

Bajo la arena

Director and writer: Alvaro D. Ruiz Producee: Camilo Sanabria, Alvaro D. Ruiz, Diego Silva Ardila With: Aroha Hafez, Obeida Benavides, Camilo Sanabria Colombia / 2023 / 17'14 A Spanish woman living in Colombia’s coastal city of Santa Marta and a local woman. Two lonely women, their love for the same dog, and the impossibility to express pain and grief. Based on the National Literature Award winner short story "Much to be Done" by Carlos Franco.

Coronas Negras

Coronas Negras

Director and writer: André Lô Sánchez Producers: Elena Guerra-Cuéllar, IMCINE Mexican Film Institute With: Georgina Diédhiou Bello, Seynabou Diédhiou Bello, Jamir Gueye Sandova, Richard Lô Sánchez Mexico / 2023 / 15' The hairstyles of four Afro-descendant people from Mexican - Senegalese families represent the starting point to reflect, through memories that emerge from their past and present, what it is like to live in México wearing a Black Crown and the consequences that it implies.

Degenere

Degenere

Director and writer: Sara Asprilla Palomino Producers: Karol Mora Albarracín, Sara Asprilla Palomino, Sinsonte Estudio With: Misael Córdoba Sánchez, Doroty Palmers (R.I.P.) (Q.E.P.D.) Colombia / 2023 / 18'56 Doroty's dream was to dance and be recognized as the woman she was but death came first. Her best friend Misael, a 60 year old gay man, will make it happen. Misael forms the first diverse folk dance group, questioning traditions that are defended by cultural values in order to erase their

El olvido

El olvido

Director and writer: Robert Brand Ordóñez Producers: Robert Brand Ordóñez, Cristian Hidalgo López With: Albeiro Leitón, Edwin Ordóñez Colombia / 2022 / 30' High up in a lonely mountain of the Colombian Andes, Gerardo a farmer who waits for his son´s return finds a coffin with the corpse of a young man inside. He takes him home and adopts him as a relative, to reconcile through it with his own son who vanished without a trace and to give him a name and the burial he deserves.

Esto se calento

Esto se calento

Director: Carlos Gabriel Vergara M. Writers: Jairo Estrada, Carlos Gabriel Vergara M. Producer: Carlos Gabriel Vergara M. With: Orlando Liñán, Laura Rodriguez, Julian Díaz, Luz Mary Baquero Colombia / 2024 / 90'50 The unusual passage of an iceberg along the colombian coasts, as a result of climate change, and the madness that this produces in its inhabitants, at the style of orson welles and the war of the worlds, is the backdrop on which a young journalist is chosen, so to say, to experience..

Itzia Tango & Cacao

Itzia Tango & Cacao

Director: Flora Martinez Writers: Jose Reinoso Producer: Jose Reinoso With: Flora Martinez, Gerardo Romano, Hermes Camelo, Julián Diaz, Jose Acosta, Carmiña Martínez Colombia / 2023 / 88'58 Itzia, a deaf woman, claims she can listen to a peculiar music that always comes from the same cardinal point: the south. Her family question her sanity, but she is determined to prove them wrong and affirm her sanity. Leaving her cacao farm farm behind, she embarks on a journey to find the music's source.

La casa de mama incha

La casa de mama incha

Director: Oscar Molina Writer: Gustavo Vasco, Oscar Molina, Brenda I. Steinecke Soto Producers: Brenda I. Steinecke Soto, Oscar Molina With: María Dionisia Navarro, Epifanía Ortiz, Michelle Ángela Ortiz, Gustavo Niño, Alberto Niño Colombia / 2020 / 85'20 Decades earlier, Mama Icha moved to the United States to help her daughter with the care of her grandchildren. However, she never lost sight of her hometown of Mompox, spending years sending money to build her dream house there...

I promise you paradise

I promise you paradise

Director: Morad Mostafa Writer: Morad Mostafa Sawsan Yusuf Producer: Sawsan Yusuf With: Keni Marcellino, Kenzy Mohamed Egypt / 2023 / 22' Following a violent incident; Eissa a 17 years old African migrant in Egypt is in a quest against time to save his loved ones whatever it takes.

La massacre del billar

La massacre del billar

Director: Diego Casseres Writer: Influencers Étnicos Producer: Ashanty Lawhier Colombia / 2024 / 14'34 22 años después de una masacre que conmocionó un pueblo entero, aún quedan secuelas que torturan a la juventud, esta es una historia que manchó el futuro de toda una generación, nunca antes se había contado de esta forma, nunca se había contado desde el punto de vista de la juventud.

Lumbalu Agonia

Lumbalu Agonia

Director and writer: Jorge Pérez, Jorge Pérez Producer: Jorge Pérez, MIN Company With: Catalina Herrera, Malka Cassiani, Rosalina Cañate, Jose Perez Colombia / 2020 / 14'30 Facing the ruin that invades her house, the dying state of Felipa, and the constant visits of Juan's soul in pain, Filomena makes Eva realize the mistake she made in refusing to perform Juan's Lumbalú when he died.

Mosiah

Mosiah

Director: Jirard Writers: Samuel Lee Fudge, Jirard Producer: Alima Albari, Danielle ''Pockett'' Brown With: Samuel Lee Fudge, Brit Scales United States / 2023 / 40' Marcus Mosiah Garvey, a Jamaican-born political activist and founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), is on trial in New York in 1923. Following the leadership of J. Edger Hoover & the BOI (later, the FBI), the government has charged Garvey with mail fraud in connection with selling stocks for the Black Star Li

Unless we dance

Unless we dance

Directors: Hanz Rippe Gabriele, Fernanda Pineda Palencia Writers: Hanz Rippe Gabriele, Fernanda Pineda Palencia, Daniel Alberto Sánchez Producer: Fernanda Pineda Palencia Colombia / 2023 / 14'34 Jonathan (Bonays), an Afro dance teacher, undertakes an initiative to rescue young people from the crime that stalks Quibdó, a city with the highest homicide rates in Colombia. This is how Black Boys Chocó emerged, a dance company where hundreds of young people face brutal destinies through a passion.

Thread of Return

Thread of Return

Director and writer: Erwin Goggel Producer: Erwin Goggel With: Paola Baldión, Julián Román, Indhira Serrano Colombia / 2020 / 82'47 A tropical storm unleashes an avalanche in a poor neighborhood of Bogotá, destroying the house where Marina lives and forcing her to journey back to the home she left behind...

Nossos Passos Segurao os seus

Nossos Passos Segurao os seus

Director and writer: Uilton Oliveira Producer: Gabriela Holz With: Alessandro Conceição Photography: Hugo Anikulapo Lima Brazil / 2022 / 13'36 "Exploitation is the law, the strike is the crime." In the context of the strong strike of the working class and the police repression that followed in Brazil in the 1920s, the short film revives the figure of the union leader Domingos Passos and does so, moreover, based on recreations given that the The Bolsonaro government limited, as a policy...

Nao tem mar nessa cidade

Nao tem mar nessa cidade

Director, writer and producer: Manu Zilveti With: Edneia Brazão, Paulo N'Dermei Brazil / 2024 / 22'15 Very soon Paulo and Edneia will no longer be together: He decides to return to Guinea-Bissau to finish his research, while she intends to continue studying music in Brazil. The two young immigrants experience the end of their relationship in the winter of Brazilian’s South, where their conflicts are crossed by freshwater beaches and longing for the sea.

Puentes en el mar

Puentes en el mar

Director and writer: Patrcia Ayala Producer: Margarita Herrera With: Jailer Cortes, Pedro Luis Dajome Colombia / 2023 / 89' Alicia knows that misfortune has arrived when her adolescent son does not arrive from school on time. Michael has taken a wrong step in a place surrounded by dangerous powers, a leap into the void that completely transforms their lives.

Pepo Kali

Pepo Kali

Director and writer: Lydia Matata Producer: Lydia Matata, Debra Aroko With: Millicent Ogutu, Michelle Chebet Tiren, Lorna Lemi Kenya / 2024 / 14'24 After a biker dies in a motorcycle accident, a grieving mother attempts to process her loss by taking motorbike riding lessons.

Pirinha

Pirinha

Director and writer: Natasha Craveiro Producer: Emilia Wojciechowska With: Luciény Kaabral, Paola Rodrigues, Vicência Delgado, Rosy Timas, Mayra Almeida, Rony Fernandes Cabo Verde / 2024 / 60' Pirinha is a young woman's journey through the recesses of her subconscious in search of herself and coming to terms with her past. On her journey, she encounters the so-called 'evil' creatures from Cape Verdean folklore that she feared so much as a child, only to discover that "true evil" has its roots

Silent Sighs

Silent Sighs

Director and writer: Meryem Jabbour Producer: Mustapha el haouch With: Mohamed Khouyi Morocco / 2024 / 20' The events of the film take place in a working-class neighborhood near the sea, where Younis lives with his father, the fisherman Idris. Younis, 28, suffers from autism, which confuses him and locks him into his own world, while Idris spends most of his day at sea. Idris, with his own abilities and simple culture, tries to treat his son in the traditional way.

Yuri

Yuri

Director: Baky DIA Writers: Rahul Bhalla, Baky Dia Producer: Baky Dia With: Jonas Dinal, Demba Diaw, Adeline Lo Piccolo, France / 2022 / 12'07 Chris Dolo is a technical engineer for Aqua-Space, a company involved in several polemics about the privatization of drinking water and the lack of it everywhere. He is also the father of Yuri Dolo, an 11-year-old genius with a passion for astrophysics who dreams of another life in the stars. As we follow our two characters in their daily lives...

Del Palenque de San Basilio

Del Palenque de San Basilio

Director: Erwin Goggel Writer: Esperanza Biohó Producer: Erwin Goggel With: Paulino Salgado Batata III, Totó La Momposina, Petrona Martínez Colombia / 2004 / 85' Featuring the descendants of the fugitive slaves who escaped from Cartagena de Indias some three hundred years ago, From The Palenque Of San Basilio lets us experience the torn chants of the Lumbalú, the cheeky, catchy sway of the Bullerengue, the joyful waggle of the Son, and the extraordinary warrior dances.

Igualada

Igualada

Director: Juan Mejía Botero Producers: Juan e yepes, Daniela alatorre Benard, Sonia Serna Botero With: Francia Márquez Mina Original Music: Richard Córdoba, La Muchacha Cinematography: Gómez Editing: Andrea Chignoli Colombia / 2024 / 81' In one of Latin America's most unequal countries, Francia Márquez, a rural Colombian activist of African descent, challenges the status quo with a presidential campaign that reappropriates the derogatory term 'igualada' - someone who acts as if she deserves...

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