Friday, 10 January 2020| 6:30 PM

Congorama

Director: 

(105m, 2006, France)

Michel is a Belgian inventor. He cares for his father, a paralysed writer, is married to a Congolese woman and is the father of an interracial child whom he reassures as to his parentage. He discovers at the age of 41 that he was adopted, actually having been born in Sainte-CécileQuebec. In the summer of 2000, he travels to Quebec, supposedly to sell some of his inventions. While on a near-impossible quest to find his birth family in the town where he was born, he crosses paths with Louis Legros, son of another inventor, in a meeting which will change their lives. 

(Courtesy: Alliance Française​, Bengaluru)

Friday, 17 January 2020| 6:30 PM

SUPAMODO

Director: Likarion Wainaina 

(74m, 2018, Germany)

A young girl's dream of becoming a superhero is threatened by a terminal illness, inspiring people in her village to rally together to make her dream come true.

(Courtesy: Goethe-Institut, Bengaluru)


Friday, 24 January 2020 | 6:30 PM 

Boudu Saved from Drowning

Director: Jean Renoir

(84m, 1932, France)

Bourgeois ParisianLatin Quarter bookseller, Edouard Lestingois, rescues a tramp, Boudu, from a suicidal plunge into the River Seine, from the Pont des Arts. Boudu is brought into Lestingois' household. The family adopts the man and dedicates itself to reforming him into a proper middle class person. Boudu shows his gratitude by shaking the household to its foundations, challenging the hidebound manners of his hosts and seduces not only the housemaid but also Madame Lestingois herself. Gradually Boudu is tamed, shaved and given a haircut, and put in a suit. Then he wins a large sum of money on the lottery, and is guided into marrying the housemaid. Finally however, at the wedding scene, Boudu capsizes a rowing boat and floats away from the wedding party, and "back to his old vagrancy, a free spirit once more.

(Courtesy: Alliance Française​, Bengaluru)

Friday, 31 January 2020 | 6:30 PM 

The Cleaners

Director: Hans BlockMoritz Riesewieck

(90 m, 2018, Germany)

The hidden shadow industry of digital cleaning, where the internet rids itself of what it doesn't like, such as violence, pornography and some political content

(Courtesy: Goethe-Institut, Bengaluru)

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