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FIFDA DISTRIBUTION

Films de FIFDA / FIFDA Films Available!

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Pour élargir son impact, FIFDA a établi une branche de distribution de films d’Afrique et de sa diaspora.   Les films ci-dessous sont disponibles pour achat ou location en VOSF et/ou en Anglais. Pour plus d’information, appuyez sur le titre du film qui vous intéresse.

In order to increase its impact, FIFDA has established a film distribution company. The films below are available for rental or purchase with French and/or English subtitles. For more information click on the film title of interest to you.

LES FILMS CI-DESSOUS SONT DISPONIBLES EN VERSION FRANÇAISE
THE FILMS BELOW ARE AVAILABLE IN FRENCH or WITH FRENCH SUBTITLES

FILMS NORD AMERICAINS / NORTH AMERICAN FILMS

HOGTOWN 

de Daniel NEARING

Le film est situé dans le Chicago de 1919 avec en toile de fond les émeutes raciales et la présence d’Ernest Hemingway alors âgé de 19 ans. 
(États-Unis, 2015,  95’, drame expérimental, anglais VOSF)  Détails ici!

 

 

SISTERS IN CINEMA

de Yvonne WELBON

Sisters in Cinema offre un voyage  spectaculaire et une leçon d’histoire sur les origines et la présence plutôt réduite des réalisatrices afro-américaines à Hollywood et dans le cinéma américain en général. 
(États-Unis, 2003, 62min,  documentaire en anglais VOSF) Détails ici!

 

 

STAND DOWN SOLDIER

de Jeryl Prescott Sales

Stand Down Soldier est un drame social qui explore les difficultés de réintégration dans la vie civile des soldats qui se sont battus en Irak et Afghanistan d’après la perspective d’une femme afro-américaine.  

(États-Unis, 2015, 82min,  fiction en anglais VOSF) – Détails ici!

 

 

LES MAINS NOIRES – PROCES DE L’ESCLAVE INCENDIAIRE 

de Tetchena Bellange

Les Mains Noires – Procès de l’Esclave Incendiaire enquête sur l’esclavage en Nouvelle-France au 18e siècle à travers le personnage véridique de Marie-Josèphe Angélique, accusée d’avoir incendié Montréal en 1734. 
(Canada, 2010, 52min,  docu. VF) Détails ici!

LATIN AMERICA

LA NÉGATION DU BRÉSIL 

de Joel Zito Araujo

La Négation du Brésil est un film documentaire sur les tabous, les stéréotypes, et les luttes des acteurs noirs qui travaillent dans les feuilletons télévisé de la télévision brésilienne. 
(Brésil, 2000, 92 min, documentaire Portugais,  VOSF) Détails ici!

 

EUROPE

OTOMO 

de Frieder Schlaich

 Un simple contrôle de ticket dans le tramway déclenche le drame: Frederic Otomo, demandeur d’asile d’Afrique de l’Ouest, est saisi par la panique et prend la fuite après avoir bousculé les agents qui venaient de l’interpeller.
(Allemagne, 1999, 84min, fiction, VOSF) Détails ici!

 

AFRICA

LA BANANE 

de Frank Belieu

Interdit au Cameroun, ce documentaire décrit les mauvaises conditions de travail dans les plantations de bananes dans la région Njombe-Penja du Cameroun. 
(Cameroun, 2011, 85mins, documentaire VF) Détails ici!

 

UNE FEMME PAS COMME LES AUTRES 

de Adboulaye Dao

Trompée dans son propre lit conjugal par un homme avec qui elle vit depuis sept ans, Mina (Georgette Paré), dirigeante d’entreprise prospère, décide de prendre un deuxième mari, dans une société où la polygamie ne suscite aucun signe de réprobation.
(Burkina Faso, 2009, 101mins, comédie VF) Détails ici!

 

CARIBBEAN

ALUKU LIBA: MAROON AGAIN 

de Nicolas Jolliet

Quand l’armée réprime l’exploitation aurifère illégale dans la forêt amazonienne, Loeti est contraint de fuir l’un des sites, et doit utiliser les compétences qu’il a acquises enfant, pour survivre dans la forêt.
(Canada/Guyane Française/Suriname, 2009, 90 min, Docu‐Drama, VOSF) Détails ici!

 

 

LES FILMS CI-DESSOUS SONT DISPONIBLES EN ANGLAIS
FILMS BELOW ARE AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH OR WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

 

TITLES FROM CONTINENTAL AFRICA

 

 

BigBananaTHE BIG BANANA

Dir. Franck Bieleu

Banned in Cameroon, The Big Banana illustrates the poor working conditions in banana plantations and exposes the adverse impact on the people of a corporatocracy government that affords super profits for corporations at the expense of the local population.

(Cameroon, 2011, 85min, Documentary in French with English subtitles) Details HERE

 

 

 

HOMECOMINGleadactor-SiyabonHOMECOMING

Dir. Norman Maake

Charlie, Thabo and Peter, three “MK” veterans from the armed branch of the African National Congress, return to post-apartheid South Africa in 1996 after years of exile. It will not be easy for them to find their place in society again.

(South Africa, 2005, 90min, Fiction in English) – Details HERE

 

 

uncommonAN UNCOMMON WOMAN

Dir. Dao Abdoulaye

Mina is tired of her husband’s infidelity and decides to take a drastic decision: She takes a second husband.

(Burkina Faso, 2009, 101min, Social Comedy in French with English subtitles) – Details HERE

 

 

 

COLLABORATION AFRICA AND THE WEST

02_Abright_DestinyTHE DESTINY OF LESSER ANIMALS

Dir. Deron Albright

Nearly a decade after deportation from the United States, Ghanaian National Police Inspector Boniface Koomsin (YAO B. NUNOO) makes the last payment on a “perfect” counterfeit passport, only to have it immediately stolen. 

(Ghana/USA, 2011, 89min, Crime/Drama in Fante, English, Pidgin, Twi, Ga with English subtitles)  – Details HERE

 

 


BLACK UK

otomoOTOMO

Dir. Frieder Schlaich

A powerful film portraying institutionalized racism and police brutality, Otomo provides a convincing look at the everyday world of refugees, who are continuously surrounded by tension and insecurity.

(Germany, 1999, 84min, Drama in German with English subtitles)  Details HERE

 

 

slide_nakedpoet-438x246THE NAKED POET

Dir. Jason Barrett

The Naked Poet is a smart, heartfelt drama about infidelity and sexual desire.

(UK, 2016, 117min, Romantic Comedy Drama in English) – Details HERE

 

 


BLACK USA

p03BLACK HANDS – TRIAL OF THE ARSONIST SLAVE

Dir. Tetchena Bellange

“Black Hands – Trial of the Arsonist Slave” investigates slavery in Canada through the story of Marie-Josèphe Angélique, a Black slave accused of burning Montreal in 1734.

(Canada, 2010, 52min, Documentary) – Details HERE

 

 

FLMKR

FLMKR

Dir. John Carstarphen

A provocative early digital feature that dares to probe the question: What the f*ck is going on in American filmmaking?

(USA, 1999, 89min, Satirical Comedy in English) – Details HERE

 

 

for-the-causeFOR THE CAUSE

Dir. Katherine Nero

For the Cause intertwines history, justice, love and family into a thought-provoking drama that examines the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.  At the heart of the story is the issue of trust.

(USA, 2013, Drama in English) – Details HERE

 

 

10330902-new-indie-movie-grapes-on-vineGRAPES ON A VINE

Dir. Al Robbins

Kyle wants two things in life, a male child and a van Gogh painting valued at 275,000. His wife Brandy cannot conceive so he plans a camping trip where he will have her killed…of course, things don’t go as planned.

(USA, 2008, 81min, Romantic Drama in English) – Details HERE

 

 

poster-pic-all-three-hair-300x200HILL & GULLY

Dir. Patrice Johnson Chevannes

Hill and Gully is an urban Cinderella story, set during 2008, the historic election year of Barack Obama.  With palpable ‘Change’ in the air, love pursues an unhappy single mother, and her dysfunctional family who become transformed through the efforts of a psychiatrist.

(USA, 2008, 117min, in English) – Details HERE

 

 

HogtownTheaterHOGTOWN

Dir. Daniel Nearing

HOGTOWN is set in 1919 Chicago against the backdrop of the race riots of that year. The story follows an investigation into the disappearance of a millionaire theatre owner during a snowstorm.

(USA, 2015, 95min, in English) Details HERE

 

 

 

MOOZ-jumboMOOZ-LUM

Dir. Qasim Basir

Pulled between his strict Muslim upbringing by his father (Roger Guenveur Smith) and the normal social life he’s never had, Tariq Mahdi (Evan Ross) enters college in a state of confusion. When the attacks of 9/11 happen without warning, Tariq is forced to face his past and make the biggest decisions of his life.

(USA, 2011, 80min, Fiction in English) – Details HERE

 

 

thenextday_slideTHE NEXT DAY

Dir. Al Robbins

The Next Day is an interesting character study that explores what happens the day after two seemingly well-adjusted, responsible adults act irresponsibly during a one-night stand.

(USA, 2012, 80min, Romantic Drama in English) – Details HERE

 

 

princeofbroadwayPRINCE OF BROADWAY

Dir. Sean Baker (Tangerine, The Florida Project)

Prince of Broadway is the story of Lucky and Levon, two men whose lives converge in the underbelly of New York’s wholesale fashion district.

(USA, 2008, 100min, Drama in English)  – Details HERE

 

 

sisters.cinemaSISTERS IN CINEMA

Dir. Yvonne Welbon

Sisters in Cinema is a spectacular road trip and history lesson into the origins of what appears to be the rather slender presence of black women filmmakers in Hollywood and beyond.

(USA, 2003, 62min, Investigative Documentary in English) – Details HERE

 

 

WhiteLies.inddSTAND DOWN SOLDIER

Dir. Jeryl Prescott Sales

The drama Stand Down Soldier tells the story of Sergeant Stacy Armstrong who returns home from three deployments suffering with Paustromatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Soon after her return, she and her husband realise their 20-year marriage is about to be another casualty of war.

(USA, 2015, 82min, Drama in English Details HERE

 

 

 

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FILMS FROM SOUTH AMERICA

kids2ALUKU LIBA, MAROON AGAIN

Dir. Nicolas Jolliet

Aluku Liba: Maroon Again is a rare docu-drama about the Aluku or Boni, a Maroon ethnic group living mainly on the riverbank in Maripasoula, southwest French Guiana.

(Canada/French Guiana/Suriname, 2009, 90min, Docu-Drama) – Details HERE

 

 

 

brazilDENYING BRAZIL

Dir. Joel Zito Araujo

A documentary film about the taboos, stereotypes, and struggles of Black actors in Brazilian television “soaps.”

(Brazil, 2000, 92min, Documentary in Portuguese with English subtitles) – Details HERE

 


FILMS FROM THE CARIBBEAN


almacita_2ALMACITA, SOUL OF DESOLATO

Dir. Felix de Rooy

Based on old legends, the film depicts a fictional agricultural community in an isolated part of Curacao at the turn of the century. The central theme of the film is the struggle between creative and destructive forces.

(Curacao, 1986, 100min, Drama in Papiamentu with English subtitles) – Details HERE

 

 

ava_gabriel_2AVA AND GABRIEL

Dir. Felix de Rooy

The story takes place on the island of Curacao in the late Forties. Upon request of Father Fidelius, parish priest of St. Anna’s, the Surinam painter Gabriel Goedbloed arrives from Holland to paint a mural of the Virgin Mary in St. Anna’s Church.

(Holland/Curacao, 1990, 100min, Drama in Dutch and Papiamentu with English subtitles) Details HERE

 

 

A Hand Full of DirtA HAND FULL OF DIRT

Dir. Russell Watson

Archie Redman is a middle-aged man burdened by the weight of an unfulfilled life.

(Barbados, 2010, 90min, Fiction in English)  Details HERE

 

 

 

papas_song_slidePAPA’S SONG

Papa’s song is a drama of domestic tension and cross-cultural misunderstanding.

Dir. Sander Francken

(Netherland/Curacao, 1999, 95min, Romantic Thriller in Dutch and Papiamento with English subtitles)  Details HERE

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