AFRICAN SHORTS

14.9. Friday

22:00 Filmforum Museum Ludwig

Price: 7 Euro / 5 Euro (reduced)

TIKITAT-A-SOULIMA

R: Ayoub Layoussifi; Marokko 2017;

OF m. engl. UT; digital; 28 min.

In TIKITAT-A-SOULIMA, 11-year-old Hassan does everything in his power to see the last screening of “Spiderman 3” at the cinema – much to his mother’s dismay.

MAMA BOBO

R: Robin Andelfinger/Ibrahima Seydi; Senegal/Belgien/Frankreich 2017;

OF m. engl. UT; digital; 17 min.

80-year-old MAMA BOBO sits at the bus stop on rue Gomis in Dakar every day in the hope of meeting her deceased husband.

IMFURA

R: Samuel Ishimwe; Ruanda/Schweiz 2017;

OF m. engl. UT; digital; 36 min.

In IMFURA (a Kinyarwanda word meaning „first-born“ or „the noble one“), young Gisa travels to his mother’s village, a mother he never got to know, since she disappeared in the genocide.

APNEA

R: Insaf Arafa; Tunesien 2017;

OF m. engl. UT; digital; 26 min.

APNEA: Aymen and Aicha are heads over heels in love, but life’s challenges put their love to the test due to a serious illness.

AILLEURS

R: Othman Naciri; Marokko 2016;

OF m. dt. UT; digital; 18 min.

AILLEURS: The old nomad Salem decides to leave the town of Tindouf and move close to Laâyoune on the Atlantic coast, so he can die in the region where he grew up.

STILL WATER RUNS DEEP

R: Abbesi Akhamie; Nigeria/USA 2017;

OF m. engl. UT; digital; 15 min.

A father’s resolve to rule his household with a strict hand is put to the test in STILL WATER RUNS DEEP when his son disappears.

ROUTE DE L’ESPOIR

R: Mohamed Echkouna; Mauretanien/USA 2016;

OF m. engl. UT; digital; 15 min.

In ROUTE DE L’ESPOIR Abdallahi, an abusive and self-centered taxi driver meets Mariam, a young woman on the deserted highway to Nouadhibou.