Ciné Club - La pirogue
Wednesday 29 April 2015 at 6.00pm at Alliance Française de Melbourne - St Kilda premises - BOOK NOW
$17 Full / $12 AFM Members and current students (please login to apply the discount)
French with English subtitles
Director: Moussa Touré
Stars: Souleymane Seye Ndiaye,Malamine Drame.
This dramatic film was nominated in the "Un certain regard" selection of the 2013 edition of the "Festival de Cannes".
Baye Laye is the captain of a fishing pirogue. Like many of his Senegalese compatriots, he sometimes dreams of new horizons, where he can earn a better living for his family. When he is offered to lead one of the many pirogues that head towards Europe via the Canary Island, he reluctantly accepts the job, knowing full-well the dangers that lie ahead. Leading a group of 30 men who don't all speak the same language, some of whom have never seen the sea, Baye Laye will confront many perils in order to reach the distant coasts of Europe.
Entry includes a glass of wine.
Screening will be followed by a discussion in French or in English
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