ELLES SÈMENT LE MONDE DE DEMAIN

DR Congo & Burundi (2017)

Documentary on the issue of gender in Africa. The DR Congo and Burundi are two of the poorest countries in the world. They are marked by a broken democratic process, recurring violence but also by food insecurity. Agriculture is the main sector of the economy and it is women who provide the bulk of food production. They Sow the World of Tomorrow draws the portrait of three women on their way towards emancipation.

YIÉGA

Burkina Faso (2017)

Ana lives in the village of Yiéga in Burkina Faso. Her her parents and most of her neighbours are farmers. Farmers in Burkina Faso face many difficulties and have to adapt to global warming, drought and food crises. They learn new ways of farming, agro-ecological, and vary their productions. Thanks to various solutions, they become able to bounce back in case of a hard blow: we talk about resilience.

MAÏSHA BORA

Tanzania (2016)

Lekokoyo and Pengo are two young Maasai. Every day, they walk through the Tanzanian savannah; him to graze and water the family herd of cows and she to seek and bring back the water necessary for the life of their family. This population is experiencing great difficulties, particularly related to global warming and extensive tourism. Solutions do exist.

AMANI FESTIVAL

DR Congo (2017)

Festival Amani - Playing for change, singing for peace. The Amani Festival has the objective of getting people together for a cultural and celebratory event, far from the daily problems and the effects of war and so start to build a way forward together. The festival aims at improving Goma’s image, along with that of the East of DRC and the Great Lakes and show how the population of this region have a real desire to use their talents to build a better future.

A THIN LINE

Ghana & Burkina Faso (2014)

A Thin Line tells the story of two women that due to complications while giving birth almost died but survived, to shine a light on the problems with decent health care and access to it in many African countries. But the film does not tell a story focussing on the disaster, but instead is trying to show the impact access to health care can have not only for the woman herself, but also for her family and community through the powerful stories of Philo and Elisabeth.