22-28 Sept 2021
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Prison

In a Mauritian prison in the early seventies, Kalot, who has been sentenced to death, awaits the hangman. One day, a prison officer comes to announce his execution the next morning at dawn. Kalot begins to get lost in his memories.

Barriers

Two neighbours decide to use the fence between their houses to show their different political and religious identities. A hurricane, however, brings them together.

A Moment at La Chaumiere

A Moment at La Chaumière looks at La Chaumière, a rural area at the edge of the city of Port Louis, where people live to the rhythms of farming.

Colas

Colas, a fisherman, loves to read the dictionary—to the great displeasure of his wife, Elise, who complains about her husband’s laziness. One day Colas finds out that Elise has pulled out the pages of his dictionary in order to wrap the doughnuts she sells.

Home, Away

Alex, a Manchester United fan, is preparing for the big game versus Liverpool. He has a satellite dish installed to be able to watch the game on television. His young neighbour, Kenny, a Liverpool fan, hopes he’ll be able to watch the game on Alex’s TV.

Made in Mauritius

Bissoon, a retired farmer, wakes up one morning to find his old radio set has blown a fuse. He goes to the village shop to replace it. The shopkeeper, Ah-Yan, tries to convince him to buy a new radio instead.

Phone Connection

Today, Neha and Hanuman both celebrate their birthdays. But they cannot get along because of some communication problems.

Slipped and Fell

Sheila works at a textile factory. While her thirteen-year-old daughter, Leyna, is in the throes of early adolescence, Sheila needs to decide what to do with a new pregnancy as she struggles to offer her daughter a chance of having a better life than hers.

Prison

In a Mauritian prison in the early seventies, Kalot, who has been sentenced to death, awaits the hangman. One day, a prison officer comes to announce his execution the next morning at dawn. Kalot begins to get lost in his memories.

Perfect Day

A homeless woman, in search of something to eat, discovers a screaming baby in a dustbin.

 

 

Prison

Barriers

A Moment at La Chaumiere

Colas

Home, Away

Made in Mauritius

Phone Connection

Slipped and Fell

Prison

Perfect Day

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