2012 Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa

“ODYAINA (Fragments de vies)” by Laza Razanajatovo

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The 2012 edition of Open Doors was dedicated to Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa. 

 

Selected projects

AILLEURS by Leslie Tô (Burkina Faso)
BLACK SUNSHINE by Akosua Adoma Owusu (Senegal, Ghana)
DE LA RUE À L’ECOLE by Pape Tall (Senegal)
IL FAUT QUITTER BAMAKO by Aïssa Maïga (Mali)
ODYAINA by Laza (Madagascar)
LA PROCHAINE FOIS, LE FEU by Mati Diop (Senegal)
LA SIRÈNE DU FASO (working title: FASO FANI, LA FIN DU RÊVE) by Michel K. Zongo (Burkina Faso)
LADJI NYÈ by Daouda Coulibaly (Mali)
LE PRESIDENT by Jean-Pierre Bekolo (Cameroon)
LOMBRAZ KAN by David Constantin (Mauritius)
PAKITALAKI, PORTRAIT D’UNE FAMILLE by Adama Sallé (Burkina Faso)
TOUTES VOILES DEHORS by Jean-Marie Teno (Cameroon)

 

Award-Winning projects

ODYAINA by Laza (Madagascar)
Open Doors Grant (for post-production): 10,000 Swiss Francs

LADJI NYÈ (The Eye) by Daouda Coulibaly (Mali)
Open Doors Grant (for development): 15,000 Swiss Francs

LA SIRÈNE DU FASO (working title: FASO FANI, LA FIN DU RÊVE) by Michel K. Zongo (Burkina Faso)
Open Doors Grant (for development): 10,000 Swiss Francs

LA PROCHAINE FOIS, LE FEU (Fire Next Time) by Mati Diop (Senegal)
Open Doors Grant (for development): 15,000 Swiss Francs

LA PROCHAINE FOIS, LE FEU (Fire Next Time) by Mati Diop (Sénégal)
Grant CNC (Centre National du cinéma et de l’image animée) 7,000 Euro

LA SIRÈNE DU FASO (working title: FASO FANI, LA FIN DU RÊVE) by Michel K. Zongo (Burkina Faso)
Premio ARTE Open Doors: 6,000 Euro

The Jury was composed by:

Thierry Jobin and Luciano Barisone for the Swiss support fund for production visions sud est
Jacqueline Ada and Saâd Ramdane for the CNC (Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée)
André de Margerie and Rémi Burah for ARTE

 

Cinéfondation

OBLIVION VERSES by Alireza Khatami – Iran
RADIESTESIA by Jairo Boisier – Chile
SECRET OF MY NORTH KOREAN FATHER by Jéro Yun – South Korea
AS BOAS MANEIRAS (Good Manners) by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra – Brazil
PORTOROSA by Pasquale Marino – Italy
WITHOUT ARTIFICIAL TITS THERE IS NO SALVATION by Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau – Germany/Colombia

 

Open Doors Screenings

Open Doors Screenings, meant for the Festival audience, presented a selection of 21 films from Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa particularly representative cinematographic and cultural universe of the countries of the focus.

 

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