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© DOKer Project 2018

  • MAKALA

    FRANCE — CONGO 86 MIN

    RUSSIAN PREMIERE

    • ABOUT

      A young man from a village in the Congo hopes to offer his family a better future. His only resources are his own two hands, the surrounding bush, and an iron will. When he sets out on an exhausting, perilous journey to sell the fruit of his labor, he discovers the true value of his efforts, and the price of his dreams.

    • DIRECTOR

      EMMANUEL GRAS

       

      French director whose films deal with contemporary social issues and are marked by a commitment to form. He studied film photography at ENS Louis Lumière. His film Bovines was nominated for the César for Best Documentary in 2013 .

    • OTHER FESTIVALS

      • Festival de Cannes, Critics Week — Nespresso Grand Prize, France 2017

      • New Horizons Film Festival, Poland 2017

      • SANFIC, Chile 2017

      • Toronto International Film Festival, Canada 2017

      • Bergen International Film Festival — Documentaire Extraordinaire Award, Norway 2017

      • BFI London Film Festival, United Kingdom 2017

      • Busan International Film Festival, South Korea 2017

      • Viennale, Austria 2017

      • Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia, Mexico 2017

      • Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan 2017

      • Camerimage, Poland 2017

      • IDFA, Netherlands 2017

      • Mar del Plata Film Festival, Argentina 2017

      • Auteur Film Festival, Serbia 2017

    • SECTION

      DOKer 2018 — Main Competition