A film by Céline Sciamma
Oppressed by her
family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood,
Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of 3 free-spirited girls. She
changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping
that this will be a way to freedom.
A film by Pascale Ferran
In the Paris airport zone,
two strangers are trying to make sense out of their lives: an American engineer
under great professional and emotional pressure who decides to radically change
the course of his existence, and a young hotel chambermaid who goes through a
life-altering supernatural experience.
A film by Fabrice Eboué, Lionel Steketee
Leslie, French soccer rising star, is Didier's protégé. Maréchal Bobo, the unpredictable President of Botswanga, invites Leslie to discover his motherland and Didier to join him on this trip. Lost in his megalomaniac fantasies, what Maréchal Bobo wants most is to see Leslie play for the national soccer team The Crocodiles of Botswanga. Concerned with Leslie's career, Didier disagrees with this idea. But a suitcase filled with dollars given by the Dictator easily helps Didier to change his mind. Didier is now ready to do anything to convince his precious client to team up with the Crocodiles of Botswanga.
A film by Tessa Louise-Salomé
In France, Leos Carax has long been branded as a mysterious, solitary filmmaker with an aversion to both the media and the public at large. Yet outside of his home country, his work takes precedence over this public image, and he is recognized as an icon of world cinema. 'Mr leos caraX' tackles this complex artist—a cult figure since his first feature—by plunging the spectator into the poetic and visionary world of his films.
By means of exclusive archival materials, interviews with his closest collaborators (such as Denis Lavant), and excerpts from his favorite films, this documentary attempts to put together a few pieces of the Carax puzzle. What emerges is an immersive and dreamlike portrait inspired by his singular artistic vision. Sit back and let yourself drift into the world of this unparalleled visual poet…
A film by Lucas Belvaux
Clement, a young Parisian philosophy professor is transferred to Arras for a year. Far from Paris and its nightlife, he doesn’t quite know what to do with his free time. Then he meets Jennifer, a pretty hairdresser who becomes his lover. While Clement’s life revolves around Kant and Proust, Jennifer’s is punctuated with chick lit, tabloids and karaoke evenings with her girlfriends. Free love and free hearts, they could live a beautiful romance together, but is it enough to bridge the social gaping and cultural divide between them?
A film by Benoît Mariage
José is a football agent. His specialty is scouting out promising African players. When he discovers Yaya, he takes him to Belgium to make a champion out of him. He thinks he hit the jackpot, but nothing goes as planned...
A film by Hélier Cisterne
15-year-old Chérif feels like a million bucks behind the wheel of a stolen car. Placed under the guardianship of his Aunt and Uncle, he has to return to his apprenticeship as a mason. It's his last chance. But every night, graffiti artists descend upon the city's walls. And with this, a whole new world opens up before him...