Film overview 2019 – EN

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Festival film overview – EN

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Overview Sessions (ENG)

dukhtar3 DUKHTAR
AFIA NATHANIEL
PAK/US/NORV, 2014, 93′, VO HIND/PASHTUN ST FR/NL

A mother and her daughter flee to avoid an early marriage. A humanist Pakistani road movie, full of plot twists.

JEU / DON 28/01
19:00 Salle 1
 
A Lullaby under the nuclear sky A LULLABY UNDER THE NUCLEAR SKY *
KANA TOMOKO
JAP, 2014, 69′, VO JP ST FR/NL

In full investigation into radioactivity in Fukushima, Kana Tomoko, the director, learned she is pregnant! When the intimacy mingles with politics.

JEU / DON 28/01
19:30 Salle 2
 
Speed Sisters 1 SPEED SISTERS *
AMBER FARES
PALESTINE/USA/QATAR, 2014, 80′ VO AR ST FR

The Speed Sisters are the first all-women race car driving team in the Middle East. They’re bold. They’re fearless. And they’re tearing up tracks all over Palestine.

JEU / DON 28/01
21:30 Salle 1
 
Profession documentariste PROFESSION DOCUMENTARISTE
SHIRIN BARGHNAVARD, FIROUZEH KHOSROVANI, FARAHNAZ SHARIFI, MINA KESHAVARZ, SEPIDEH ABTAHI, SAHAR SALAHSHOOR ET NAHID REZAEI
IRAN, 2013, 80’, VO FARSI ST FR

What does it mean to be a woman and an independent film-maker in Iran? Seven women documentarians in Iran give their answer in their film.

VEN / VRIJ 29/01
16:30 Salle 1
 
space_and_time SPACE & TIME
SEANCE DE COURTS / KORTFILMS / SHORT FILMS
VEN / VRIJ 29/01
17:00 Salle 2
 
Dreamcatcher DREAMCATCHER *
KIM LONGINOTTO
UK, 2015, 104′, VO ENG ST FR

Chicago. Brenda, an ex-prostitute, struggles to enlighten the young girls of her community to the realities of prostitution. “Raw, powerful, and downright inspirational” – IndieWire

VEN / VRIJ 29/01
19:00 Salle 1
 
Nena 2 NENA *
SASKIA DIESING
NL, 2014, 94′, VO NL DE ST FR

1989. Nena, 16, cares warmly for her paralyzed father and enjoys life. With her father’s suicide attempt, she has to break a taboo.

VEN / VRIJ 29/01
19:30 Salle 2
 
todos estan muertos 1 TODOS ESTAN MUERTOS *
BEATRIZ SANCHIS
ES/MEX, 2014, 93′ VO ST FR

Ever since her brother died, Lupe has lived an agoraphobic life at odds with her teenage son and her superstitious Mexican mother. It takes a drastic Day of the Dead ritual to wake her up.

VEN / VRIJ 29/01
21:30 Salle 1
 
Red Rose RED ROSE *
SEPIDEH FARSI
IR FR GR, 2014, 87′ VO ST FR

Teheran 2009. During the post-presidential election unrest, Sara takes cover at Ali’s flat. Between the aspirations of youth and the experience of the activist, two generations meet.

VEN / VRIJ 29/01
22:00 Salle 2
 
GIV GIV 40: D’ICITTE ET D’AILLEURS
Avec/Met KIMURA BYOL-NATHALIE LEMOINE
SEANCE DE COURTS / KORTFILMS /SHORT FILMS

Carte blanche to the Video Intervention Group (GIV) of Quebec, which celebrates 40 years of women film distribution. A selection of 1995-2014.

SAM / ZAT 30/01
14:30 Salle 1
 
des_elles_et_des_ateliers DES ELLES ET DES ATELIERS
Avec/Met MURIEL ANDRIN
SEANCE DE COURTS / KORTFILMS /SHORT FILMS

For 40 years Belgian foster and production workshops have helped women directors to express their thoughts, visions, and a certain idea of liberty.

SAM / ZAT 30/01
15:00 Salle 2
 
Femmes sourdes 1 FEMMES SOURDES DITES-MOI… *
MARIE-ANDRÉE BOIVIN
CAN, 2015, 57′ VO FR ST FR

Deaf women tell us about learning to communicate. Even more impressive seen from the inside, filmed by a deaf director.

+ H RECHERCHE F 11′
MARINA MOSHKOVA

SAM / ZAT 30/01
16:30 Salle 1
 
ce_qu_il_ne_faut_pas_dire CE QU’IL NE FAUT PAS DIRE *
MARQUISE LEPAGE
CAN, 2014, 84′, VO FR ST ENG

Witty happy-ended comedy. Annick believes hearing the phrase “I love you” brings bad luck. This complicates relationships.

+ NIQAB NI SOUMISE 18′
CHARLOTTE SCHIOLER

SAM / ZAT 30/01
17:00 Salle 2
 
Moi Nojoom1 MOI NOJOOM, DIX ANS, DIVORCEE
KHADIJA AL SALAMI
YEMEN/FR, 2015, 96′, VO AR ST FR/ENG, FICTION

In Yemen, Nojoom, ten years old, decides to divorce, even if it means shaking customs and traditions. Based on a true story. First feature filmed entirely in Yemen.

SAM / ZAT 30/01
19:00 Salle 1
 
Regarding Susan Sontag REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG
NANCY KATES
USA, 2014,100′, VO ENG ST FR

An intimate portrait of one of the 20th century’s greatest thinkers who shone a light on photography, war and terrorism. A long awaited film.

+ THE PRIVATE LIFE OF FENFEN
LESLIE TAI

SAM / ZAT 30/01
19:30 Salle 2
 
A-gilrs-walks-home2 A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT
ANA LILY AMIRPOUR
USA, 2014, 99′ VO ST FR

Bad City ghost town in Iran. A young vampire vigilante walks the streets cleaning off the baddies. One night she encounters love. Shivers guaranteed. Black and white, fantastic sound track.

SAM / ZAT 30/01
21:30 Salle 1
 
On est loin d'avoir fini ON EST LOIN D’AVOIR FINI
VÉRONIQUE JADIN
BE, 60′, 2014, VO FR

Powerful portrait of Tsilla Chelton, a doyenne of French cinema and a dynamic actress to the end. A century of theater and cinema histories.

+ BLINDER PASSAGIER 20′
MARIA BRENDLE

SAM / ZAT 30/01
22:00 Salle 2
 
women_art WOMEN / ART
SEANCE DE COURTS / KORTFILMS /SHORT FILMS

From Guerilla Girls to artists in Burkina, Cuba or France.

DIM / ZON 31/01
14:30 Salle 1
 
belgian_shorts BELGIAN SHORTS
SEANCE DE COURTS / KORTFILMS /SHORT FILMS

Creativity, variety, humour, tenderness, politics, emotions

DIM / ZON 31/01
15:00 Salle 2
 
La revolution des femmes LA RÉVOLUTION DES FEMMES:
UN SIÈCLE DE FÉMINISME ARABE
FERIEL BEN MAHMOUD
FR, 2014, 52′ VO AR/FR ST FR

50 years ago, after independence, freedom and emancipation seemed promised to the Arab women. What happened ?

DIM / ZON 31/01
16:30 Salle 1
 
the_free_voice_of_egypt THE FREE VOICE OF EGYPT:
NAWAL EL SAADAWI

KONSTANZE BURKARD
ALL, 2015, 52′ VO ST FR

Portrait of the world-famous Egyptian writer and feminist Nawal El Saadawi.

DIM / ZON 31/01
17:00 Salle 2
 
Jungle_Sisters_c_Taskovski_Films JUNGLE SISTERS
CHLOE RUTHVEN
UK/IND, 2014, 80′, VO ENG ST FR/NL

The filmmaker discovers that her sister is recruiting young girls to send them in manufacturing. A meeting between Indian reality and European ideals.

DIM / ZON 31/01
17:00 Salle 2
 
bombaebs VIVE LE FEMINISME
SEANCE DE COURTS / KORTFILMS /SHORT FILMS

In the street, on the net, women claim the right to say what they think.

DIM / ZON 31/01
19:30 Salle 1