France 2020 – Director: Hakim Atoui, Baptiste Etchegaray – Original language: French – Subtitles: English, None

LGBTQIA+ Pride in the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis? It’s inconceivable for some but four charismatic students are determined to stick to their plan. Ultimately, they are convinced that the scene has its place in the banlieue. Queer, angry and revolutionary!

We present the German Premiere of the film.

No youth rating

Writer: Hakim Atoui & Baptiste Etchegaray. Camera: Hakim Atoui & Baptiste Etchegaray. Sound: Hakim Atoui & Baptiste Etchegaray. Editing: Hakim Atoui, Baptiste Etchegaray, Outplay Films. Music: Hakim Atoui & Baptiste Etchegaray. Production: KIMO FILMS. Producer: Hakim Atoui. Length: 70 min. International Sales: Outplay Films.


Hakim Atoui

Atoui was born in Annaba, Algeria, and works as a director and producer. After studying business administration and working for Warner, Studiocanal and Disney, he founded his production company KimoFilms in 2017. LA PREMIERE MARCHE is his first documentary film.

Baptiste Etchegaray

Etchegaray was born in Paris and studied political science and journalism. He worked as a cultural journalist for France Inter, Arte and Canal+ and wrote a biography on the French media maker Jean-François Bizot. LA PREMIERE MARCHE is his first documentary film.


DOK.focus Empowerment

The thematic series follows empowerment movements around the world: from feminist protest to queer pride to climate action. Six films, one call: Empower yourselves!


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