Cinema for the climate on display in Cannes
through Fabien Lemercier
– Included in the Official Selection of Cannes, this new ephemeral section of films on the environment includes a fiction and six documentaries
Above water by Aïssa Maïga
As announced by Thierry fremaux during his press conference to unveil the Official Selection (see the article and the news), and after several additional additions (see the news and the article), the 74e The Cannes Film Festival (July 6-17) will feature an ephemeral section of films on the environment. On the menu, a fiction and six documentaries: two activist trips for young people, two disaster stories, news from Africa and an expedition to the ends of the earth to show the beauty of the Earth.
The chosen narrative trait is The crusade, the third film by the actor-director Louis garrel (Following The two friends [+see also:
film profile] and A faithful man [+see also:
interview: Louis Garrel
film profile]), co-written with Jean-Claude Carriere (died in February this year), in which children take the reins to protect the planet. Garrel himself, Laetitia Casta and Joseph engel at the head of the film.
Among the documentaries, the new film by the French director stands out Cyril Dion (six years after the success of Tomorrow [+see also:
film profile], the documentary he co-directed with Mélanie Laurent), the film directed by the French documentary maker Flore Vasseur and co-produced by Marion Cotillard, and the first film by the Franco-Senegalese actress Aïssa Maïga (The tribunal [+see also:
film profile], He already has your eyes [+see also:
Here is the selection of films included in Cinema for the Climate:
The crusade – Louis garrel (France)
Above water – Aïssa Maïga (Niger / France)
Invisible demons – Rahul jain (India)
Animal – Cyril Dion (France)
I am sorry – Zhao Liang (China)
Bigger than us – Flore Vasseur (France)
The Snow Leopard – Marie Amiguet (France)
(Translated from French)
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