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félicité

félicité

Félicité sings in a club, barely scraping a living in the tough city of Kinshasa — grittily, vividly conveyed here. Even fixing her fridge seems too much. Then her son is badly injured in an accident and the fiercely independent Félicité must ask for help to raise the huge price of the surgery he needs. This film explores the resilience of people who find small ways to transcend their troubles and acknowledge their kinship.

Title:

félicité

Director(s):

Alain Gomis

Year of Release:

2017

Region:

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Language:

Lingala and French, with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature

Runtime:

126 minutes

Rating:

16+

Showtimes:

  • Sat 23 Sept, 3.45pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 8
  • Mon 25 Sept, 8.30pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 7

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director(s):

Alain Gomis

Alain Gomis

Alain Gomis is a Franco-Bissau Guinean-Senegalese director born in 1972 in France, where he grew up. In 2001, his first feature-length film, L’Afrance, won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival. Tey, starring Saul Williams, was selected for competition at Berlin and won the Golden Stallion at Fespaco in 2013. A partner at Granit Films, Gomis also works on a training programme for young filmmakers and technicians in Senegal. Félicité is his fourth feature-length film.

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