The close down of an old sugar mill in Mauritius, calls into question the lives of Marco and his friends, a group of former workmates in their mid fifties. Best ScreenplayDurban International Film Festival 2015
In Cameroon taxis are supposed to be yellow. Nonetheless Sobgui drives his blue station wagon around the streets of Douala, “helping his brothers out under the hot sun to get home.” Sobgui is a “CLANDO”, an illegal (clandestine) taxicab driver.
Film adaptation of the novel "Eve de ses decombres" by Ananda Devi, The Children of Troumaron is a journey into Mauritius today, far from formatted images and clichés. Please make sure to chose your subtitles version below.
The story begins in a small village in Rhodesia, in 1975, as the civil war is hotting up, the lives of two teenage girls are dramatically changed when the father of one them is made prisoner. They join the Liberation army in Mozambique and train on equal terms with men, adopting war names 'Flame' and 'Liberty'. Selected at Director's fortnight - Cannes 1996
Patrice Lumumba, the hero of Congolese independence, was not yet 30 when decolonisation thrust him to the forefront of the international political area. Becoming Prime Minister of one of the richest countries in Africa, Lumumba’s destiny as tragic hero was charted, his assassination already programmed... "A great film and a great performance" New...
Two fiction films by Ramadan Suleman (South Africa). ZULU LOVE LETTER, in competition at the Venice Film Festival: to help an old lady find the killers of his daughter, a man will have to face the white machine of apartheid. FOOLS Silver Leopard at Locarno Film Festival: at Johannesburg train station, a young man finds himself facing the teacher who raped...
Ele é um autêntico herói. Vinte anos de guerra permitiram-lhe obter uma medalha mas deixaram-no também sem uma perna. No entanto, apesar da prótese que atenua a sua deficiência, só encontra desprezo, piedade e indiferença perante o seu voluntarismo nesta cidade confrontada com o afluxo dos refugiados e a muita penúria.
Dois meninos com experiências e objectivos diferentes encontram-se num velho mercado africano. Um deles procura trabalho para readquirir o que lhe foi roubado e poder voltar a casa; o outro não olha a meios e chega mesmo a roubar para não ter que viver com a família. Apesar destas diferenças, eles tornam-se amigos e juntos reinventam o mundo.