In Milan and on the web, the zebra, symbol of the African Film Festival of Asia and Latin Americato be held from 18 to 26 March in the Milanese theaters and from 20 March streaming on MYmovies thanks to the subscription MYmovies ONE.
To the natural global and wide-ranging inclination of the FESCAAALwhich reaches its thirty-second edition, this year adds particular attention to environmental issues, which intersect with the choices of a programming that offers the best from the three continents to offer a selection of vibrant and fresh cinema.
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THE COMPETITION AND THE TOP FLOOR TITLES
The heart of FESCAAAL is the competitive section Windows on the world, which collects a national preview of fiction films and documentaries from Africa, Asia and Latin America among the most notable of the festival circuit. They will be present for example Harka, which had made itself known in Un Certain Regard in Cannesin which debut director Lotfy Nathan tells contemporary Tunisia through the story of a young petrol smuggler who dreams of escaping but has to manage an increasingly desperate family situation.
From the signing of the Costa Rican Valentina Maurel comes the award-winning in Locarno Tengo sueños electricos, about teenager Eva struggling with growing up and a complex relationship with her two separated parents. And then the impressive Specters of Boko Haramdirected by Cyrielle Raingou, on the experience of the group of Islamic extremists from the point of view of children in the villages of northern Cameroon.
Always youth protagonist of La Jauria, this time in Colombia, where in the heart of the forest, adolescent prisoners are subjected to forced labor in a rehabilitation institute. As well as The Substituteabout an Argentine substitute teacher and his class caught in the middle of a political feud.