Rencontres du film court

Harmonica

Title: Harmonica

SYNOPSIS: Dorcas NDEMBE, lost her father and mother. She gives us her thoughts through her diary. Physically paralyzed, her diary is her only friend.

» Year: 2014

» Duration: 14mn30

» Director (s):Deborah Basa KABAMBI

» Competition: Yes

» Festival: 2016/Pan-African documentary

Cine Guimbi Memories

Title: Cine Guimbi Memories

SYNOPSIS: Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso has not had an active movie theater for 10 years. This film gives voices to the former moviegoers who attended the Cine Guimbi, the emblematic hall of the city opened in 1956 and closed in 2003.

» Year: 2015

» Duration: 12mn

» Director (s): Berni GOLDBLAT

» Competition: Yes

» Festival: 2016/Pan-African documentary

Dark Room

Title: Dark room

SYNOPSIS: A dark room is the portrait of a place where young people and teenagers say they are Malagasy, are watching popular Asian and American films for 200 Ar the session. The managers animate a pool table and a babyfoot for punters. Four teenagers describe their fetish films: a small part of their lives is revealed. In turn, the director brings the teenagers to her home and shows them the movie of Abbas KIAROSTAMI, “The Chorus”.

» Year: 2014

» Duration: 26mn

» Director (s): Baholy H. ANDRIAMORATSIRESY

» Competition: Yes

» Festival: 2016/Pan-African documentary

In the shade of Ratsitatane

Title: In the Shade of Ratsitatane

SYNOPSIS: Ratsitatane! This name resonates in the collective memory of all Mauritians, with the confused echo of a story that has never been fully told. From the highlands of Madagascar to the prison of Port Louis, the search for this obscured character in Indian Ocean history is confronted with the mysteries of events that made a Malagasy Prince a tragic hero.

» Year: 2014

» Duration: 28mn

» Director (s): Patrice CANABADY

» Competition: Yes

» Festival: 2016/Pan-African documentary

Vaky Bal

Title: Vaky Bal

SYNOPSIS: Zohora, an outspoken young maid, comes from a village of the Nosy-Be island. Devastated by the drama that has occurred in her life, she decides to remake her life in the capital. When the floor is glossy, the pots polished and the meal served, the young woman takes her little bag and goes out to the thrift shops of Antananarivo.

» Year: 2016

» Duration: 28mn

» Director (s): Dianah M. AMITSORA

» Competition: Yes

» Festival: 2016/Pan-African documentary

Farahevitra/The Last resort

Title: Farahevitra/The Last resort
SYNOPSIS: Young painter-plastic artist of 25 years, Maherisoa Rafiq takes us on pilgrimage to Andasibe: more precisely in a small village called “FARAHEVITRA” which literally means “last resort”. Intrigued by the villagers, Maherisoa is inspired by all that nature offers generously by making a painting of Zavaboahary.

» Year: 2015
» Duration: 14mn
» Director (s): Mbola ANDRIANARISOA
» Competition: Yes
» Festival: 2016/Pan-African documentary
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