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Documentary feature length
82 minutes / 2017
Director: Bamba Diop
Country: Senegal
In Senegal where oral tradition can constitute an integral element of a development project, the wandering poet Thierno Seydou Sall introduces a new system of social communication with the goal of effecting positive change in the comportment and attitudes of the populations. Two musicians encouraged by the power of his pertinent and provocative poetry, help him.


Documentary feature length
58 minutes / 2016
Director: Sîla
Country: Mauritius
Small island known as a tourist paradise, Mauritius is full of artists among the most talented of the Indian Ocean. Filmmaker Sîla, who has travelled around the globe as a musician, went to meet this evolving independent country, where music had a considerable role on «Mauricianism», this fight to unite a people, historically divided in several communities. 
An epic journey of the senses, full of emotions, which takes us to the heart of a country in a rare and profound way. With rich visuals, great acoustic performances and moving stories, this documentary inspire, educate & entertain...between anecdotes and revelations, three generations of artists and most popular influential actors invite us to rediscover Mauritius.

 


Documentary feature length
74 minutes / 2015
Directors: João Graça and Fábio Ribeiro
Country: Mozambique
This film is about the city of Maputo, a young African capital city emerging at the frenetic rhythm of the global financial demand. Some say it’s not meant for everyone. “Each man for himself”

 


Documentary feature length
60 minutes / 2016
Director: Sonia Terrab
Country: Morocco
It’s summer in Casablanca, Morocco. A young theater group translates Shakespeare's " A Midsummer Night's Dream" in darija, the Moroccan dialect, and takes the floor of the streets to stage it and ask people around about it, and about love, and language: how do Moroccans say I love you? A lively portrait of Casablanca the unloved, carried by an inspired Arab youth, full of hope and desire for art, happiness and freedom….

 


Documentary feature length
70 minutes / 2016
Director: Samantha Biffot
Country: Gabon
1979. Gabon, Central Africa. Luc, a 9 year old boy sees for the first time a Kung Fu movie and it's a revelation: Chinese can fly. It becomes Luc's obsession to fly like them. 
Luc has now been living for 31 years in China, mastering wushu, acting in Kung fu movies. 
How did this little boy managed to become the first African to enter the Shaolin temple at the age of 14 in 1985, mastering traditional secret techniques following his dream?


Documentary feature length
76 minutes / 2016
Director: Rosine Mbakam
Country: Cameroon
This movie is about a young Cameroonian woman who goes back home after leaving a while in Europe. The story is about her reunion with her mother. Their reunion are build around places where the young girl lives when she was young. Two different routes that intersect around the traditions underpinning their two personalities. At the research of hiding feelings, she find stories that seems to be her story. She wants to give life to voices hidden in the silence, she want to put light on faces of women of her community, those women who have build the woman that she became, she want to spout colour on their faces.