“Dalva” tackles incest and control mechanisms

A young actress on the wire, the reconstruction of a teenager after incest: “Dalva”, by director Emmanuelle Nicot, arrives in theaters on Wednesday after being awarded at Critics’ Week in Cannes. In this first film, Emmanuelle Nicot examines the mechanisms of influence and reveals a young actress of only 14 years old, spotted at 11, … Read more

Maghreb cinema receives 9 awards at the Pan-African Film and Television Festival in Ouagadougou!

Considered the largest African film festival in the world, the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, or Fespacohas rewarded several cinematographic creations by North African directors. Tunisia wins 5 prizes! The feature-length fiction category saw the consecration of “Ashkal”, directed by the Tunisian Youssef Chebbi, which won the Etalon d’Or Yennenga, as well as … Read more

“I have electric dreams” by Valentina Maurel, “we love each other with cries, sometimes with blows”

What color could Eva’s electric dreams be? Electric blue like the color his mother suggests to him to paint the walls of his room? Red like the anger that seems to permanently inhabit the teenager with frowning eyebrows and black eyes? « I have electric dreams in which my father, when he can’t fix something, … Read more

“The Specter of Boko Haram”, the war at the height of a child

Mohammed and his brother Ibrahim lost their parents. In the village northern cameroonian from Kolofata where they have found refuge, they play with Falta, Ladki, Isamela and Maloum, whose father was killed by a suicide bomber disguised as a chicken seller. Between games and domestic chores, the children go to class, in a school surrounded … Read more

Dany Boon gives amazing information about Louis de Funès: “He didn’t want to play Rabbi Jacob”

The prize list of cinematographic award ceremonies, such as the Césars or the Oscars, confirms it year after year: comic actors and comedies are almost systematically snubbed by the small world of the 7th art, whereas they impose themselves often like box office champions. A phenomenon that is not new, as Dany Boon pointed out … Read more

Ali Cherri: “This transition to cinema happened organically”

Maher El Khair in “The Dam”. DulacCast With The dam, his first feature film, the Lebanese filmmaker from the visual arts immersed himself in the middle of the Sudanese desert to grasp its almost mythological power. Interview.

The Cesar for high school students awarded to “La Nuit du 12”

The César for high school students, a trophy awarded by a representative group of final year students, rewarded Monday “The Night of 12”, by Dominik Moll, an impossible investigation into a feminicide which triumphed at the Césars on Friday by leaving with 6 statuettes. The César des Lycéens was created in 2019 by the Ministry … Read more

Guest Africa – Berlinale: “AI-African Intelligence”, a documentary by Manthia Diawara, “pay attention to the living”

RFI: How did you come up with the idea for this documentary which mixes two facts that seem completely foreign to each other, namely the rituals of possession of a fishing village in Senegal and the technology of intelligence artificial ? Manthia Announced: In 2017, I was invited to Austria to present an artistic point … Read more

Virginie Efira, the quadra that French cinema is tearing off

French cinema is tearing it up: at 45, the Franco-Belgian actress Virginie Efira has become essential, demonstrating through hard work that she was capable of playing everything. The time seems long gone when the blonde actress with a radiant face could be sent back to her period of pure comedy, ten years ago, or even … Read more

Guest culture – “In the cemetery of the film”, the almost impossible quest of Thierno Souleymane Diallo

Guinean filmmaker Thierno Souleymane Diallo goes in search of Mouramani, the first film from black French-speaking Africa, shot in 1953 in Paris by Mamadou Touré, the first cinematographic gesture from black French-speaking Africa. In the film cemetery is presented in the section Berlinale Panorama will also be in competition at Fespaco in the documentary section. … Read more