Recognition & Citylab – Season Opening
Recognition is back!
Starting the season with a selection of three short films that celebrate the spirit of childhood/adulthood. I’m especially proud to present the works of local young talent from the diaspora.
– Maman(s) _ Directed by Maïmouna Doucouré
2015 – Short Film – 20min
The 8-year-old Aida lives in an apartment in the Parisian suburb. The daily life of Aida and the whole family is overwhelmed when her father comes back from Senegal, their country of origin. Actually, he did not come back alone. He returned with the young Senegalese Rama whom he introduced as his second wife. Aida is very sensitive to her mother’s distress. She decides then to get rid of the new visitor.
– Boi _ Directed by Anthony Nti
2016 – Short Film – 15min
Two young Bulgarian brothers have to help their uncle collect scrap metal in Belgium. Over the course of one day, their relationship is tested…
– A Child Like Innocence _ Directed by Eloi Nsanzabandi (Belgian Renaissance)
2016 – Short Film –
Language: ENG, FR & NL
A Child Like Innocence” is a visual poem centered around the themes of Black love, pain and forgiveness. Through the lens of Innocent, a young Black male, a story of redemption unfolds between his brother, his girlfriend and himself.
20h30: Q&A with Anthony Nti and Belgian Renaissance crew
Visuals by Auéia Vrgn
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