d’île en île . regards de l’océan Indien

all audiences Thursday 27 September . 8 pm free admission IFM . Rose Hill T : 467 42 22
Mohamed Saïd Ouma, FIFAI and Île Courts Festival

Île Courts offers a window onto the Indian Ocean films. In the program, there are films from Madagascar, Reunion Island and Mauritius for an island-hopping evening. The screening is open to everyone and will be followed by a discussion with the Mauritian film directors who will be attending.
Junior Joël Valery Mauritius, Australia / 2011 / Fiction / 11’
Three brothers venture into their new home land, but nothings happens as expected.
Brebis galeuse (Black Sheep) Alain Rakotoarisoa Madagascar / 2012 / Documentary / 20′
Andavamamba, Anjezika II, shanty town of Antananarivo, 2012. During a few weeks, Alain Rakotoarisoa records the daily life of Sily, a father who fights for his family’s survival in a neighborhood destroyed by violence, drugs and misery. The film is an immersion in the fringes of society.
Siggil Rémi Mazet Senegal, France / 2010 / Fiction / 15’
In a working-class area of Dakar, an old man is getting ready to go to an important meeting. At the other end of the city, in a sumptuous villa, someone is impatiently waiting for him.
Carte blanche . FIFAI Festival. Reunion Island
Seuls les poissons morts suivent le courant (Only dead fish follow the stream) Érika Étang-Salé Reunion Island / 2011 / Fiction / 26’
Yves has left Reunion Island during his youth to go work in France. Thirty years later, his son David decides to go live in Reunion despite the plans his father has for his future.
Carte blanche . FIFAI Festival . Reunion Island
Le Rouge du Paradis (The Red of Paradise) Nantenaina Lova Madagascar / 2008 / Fiction / 18′
Madagascar, 1982. When her husband tells her about his rebellious plan against the communist regime, Jeanne is unable to reason with him and she turns to her brother, who is a member of the party.
Conter les feuilles des arbres (Counting the tree leaves) Nantenaina Lova, Eva Lova-Bely Madagascar / 2011 / Fiction / 5′
Times of dream, play and leisure in the lives of three children in Madagascar: a fleeting moment revealing their perception of money and politics.
Home, Away Wassim Sookia Mauritius / 2011 / Fiction / 17’
Alex is a huge Manchester United fan who’s preparing for a Manchester versus Liverpool game. He has a satellite dish installed to be able to watch the game on TV. His young neighbor Kenny is a Liverpool fan who also hopes he’ll be able to watch the game. Yet Alex rejects his request…

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