22.9. Sunday

16:00 Filmforum Museum Ludwig

Price: 7 Euro / 5 Euro (reduced)

R: Michaël Andrianaly;

Madagaskar/Frankreich 2019;

OF madagas. m. engl. UT; 70 min.

When his hairdressing salon is destroyed by the local authorities, hairdresser Romeo has to search for new premises. He finds a ramshackle hut as a makeshift alternative where he can continue to ply his trade for the time being. While he dreams of one day owning a hairdressing salon, his life drags on tediously and he grows tired of waiting for things to change for the better. NOFINOFY follows Romeo in his daily life, as he and others discuss the news, their fears and their hopes for Madagascar, a country that is riddled with corruption and poverty. “Film by film,” says director Michaël Andrianaly, “my work is becoming my way of taking a stand. It’s my way of showing resistance.” (see:

With director Michaël Andrianaly in attendance