Mois du documentaire
Throughout the month of November, the documentary is in the spotlight for Alliance Française and Institut Français. Discover four French films available free of charge and without registration in your very own home (All four films have English subtitles too!)
The four French films in the spotlight for Mois du documentaire are“Delphine and
Carole, rebellious” and “Maman Colonelle”, which will be available all of November. Followed by “Paris 1900” and “Dans ma tête
un rond point" which are available from November 16 to November 30. Read about each film and watch below!
Delphine et Carole, insoumuses | Delphine and Carole
A look back at the friendship and commitment of French actress Delphine Seyrig and Swiss filmmaker Carole Roussopoulos for the creation and visibility of films directed by women.
Maman Colonelle | Mama Colonel
Colonelle Honorine works in the Congolese police where she is responsible for protection of children and the fight against sexual violence. While she has worked for 15 years in Bukavu, eastern DRC, she learns that she has been transferred to Kisangani. The film addresses the issue of violence against women and children in the DRC.
Paris 1900 | Paris mil neuf cent
Chronicle of Parisian life between 1900 and 1914 produced using period documents and extracts from over seven
hundred films. "Nicole Vedrès and the team have achieved something monstrously beautiful " André Bazin.
Dans ma tête un rond-point | 'A Roundabout In My Head'
In Algiers’s largest slaughterhouse, men live and work behind closed doors to the haunting rhythms of their tasks and their dreams. Hope, bitterness, love, heaven and hell, football are told like melodies of Chaabi and Raï who set the pace for their life and their world.
To learn more about Le Mois du film documentaire, click here.
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