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International Competition 60 years of African independence

European Premiere 

Synopsis :

Johnny believes in the future of Africa. He lives in Israel, but dreams of returning home with modern fish farming techniques. His wife, Thérèse, sees little hope back home. She is determined to create the best possible future for their children, whatever the price may be. When their visas expire, tensions between the two arise, leading to an inevitable clash.Emmanuelle Mayer’s directorial debut is a moving documentary portrait, pieced out of ten years of intimate footage.

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Screening followed by discussion and Q&A (30min) :

Speaker: Emmanuelle Mayer