What to see at the celebration of French language cinema at VOX Moe
Rock the Casbah (2013), Morocco-France After the death of their father, three very different women are forced to spend time together. And when youngest daughter Sofia returns from New York, old wounds are opened. Morjana Alaoui stars as Sofia.
Sur le Chemin de l’école/On the Way to School (2013), France Documentary. The children featured in this film are from all four corners of the globe and share the same desire to learn. Each day they set out on dangerous and arduous journeys to get to school.
Grigris (2013), Chad He might be paralyzed in one leg, but 25-year old Grigris dreams of being a dancer. But his ambitions are put on hold when his uncle falls ill. To save him, Grigris decides he’ll go to work for petrol traffickers.
Hiver Nomade/Winter Nomads (2013), Switzerland Documentary about two shepherds who, in November 2010, embarked on a winter transhumance: four months’ walking over 600km of terrain in the Swiss-French region, accompanied by three donkeys, four dogs and 800 sheep!
Des étoiles/Under The Starry Sky (2014), Senegal Across Turin, Dakar, and New York, the destinies of Sophie, Abdoulaye and Thierno cross paths. A drama that draws attention to contemporary emigration.
Le Monde Nous Appartient/The World Belongs To Us (2012), Belgium Julien is an aspiring footballer, and Pouga steals luxury cars for a living. When their worlds collide, little do they know that tragedy is just around the corner.
Gabrielle (2013), Canada Gabrielle has Williams syndrome – and an exceptional musical gift. She and her boyfriend Martin are inseparable but their families are fearful of the relationship.