Félicité by Alain Gomis
In Lingala with English subtitles
In the frame of the first edition of the Jos ‘Cross Cultural Dialogue Festival’
The Award-Winning French-Senegalese Filmmaker Alain Gomis will be touring in Nigeria in June 2017 to present his last film, a musical drama titled ‘Félicité’. This film is the Gomis’s fourth feature film who was born in Paris, France in 1972. He studied art history and film at the Sorbonne University in Paris and began his trade by making videos and short films.
‘Félicité’ tells the story of a woman named “Felicité”, a nightclub singer in Kinshasa who is trying to scrape together enough money to pay for her son’s hospital bills after he is injured in a road accident. ‘Félicité’, won the Silver Bear at Berlin and the Étalon de Yennenga (Golden Yennenga Stallion) at the 25th edition of Fespaco held in Ouagadougou.
Thursday June 8th at Ibadan and Sunday June 11th at Lagos.