TRAVERSER

Belgium, Burkina Faso, France 2020 – Director: Joël Richmond Mathieu Akafou – Original language: French, Bambara – Subtitles: English

Available in the period from 07 to 24 May 2020.

Beyond the Mediterranean – paradise? When Inza arrives in Italy after a gruelling journey from the Ivory Coast, he soon realizes: He can't stay here. What began hopefully, becomes an endless escape.

 

 

English/Original Title: AFTER THE CROSSING. Writer: Joël Richmond Mathieu Akafou. Camera: Joël Richmond Mathieu Akafou, Matteo Tortone. Sound: Joël Richmond Mathieu Akafou, Corneille Houssou. Editing: Jeanne Oberson. Production: VraiVrai Films. Producer: Faissol Fahad Gnonlonfin. Length: 77 min. International Sales: VraiVrai Films Distribution: VraiVrai Films

Biography

Joël Richmond Mathieu Akafou studied at the Supérieur de l'Image et du Son (ISIS) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and at the Institut National Supérieur des Arts et de l'Action Culturelle (INSAAC) in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. TRAVERSER is Akafous first feature-length documentary.

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