Francophonie Film Festival presents: Five Shorts

Thursday, March 23
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1hr 33mins // directed by:Jean-Bernard Marlin, Farid Bentoumi, Simon Panay, Marie-Hélène Viens, Philippe Lupien, Gérard Pautonnier

Presented by Rhode Island International Film Festival.

La Fugue | Jean-Bernard Marlin, Director | 22 min. | France, 2013

Lakdar, a committed young social worker, is looking for Sabrina, one of the young people in his care at a detention centre in Marseille. Today the court will pronounce judgment on Sabrina’s past offences. Lakdar is confident that things will work out; Sabrina is not. Berlinale Shorts, 2013 Grand Prize Winner. 

Official Trailer

Brûleurs | Farid Bentoumi, Director | 15 min. | France/Algeria, 2011

Armed(equipped) with an amateur movie camera, Amine, a young man from Algiers, films the steps of his journey towards Europe. With Malik, Lotfi, Mohammed and Khalil, they embark on a boat of fortune to cross the Mediterranean Sea.

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