Fictions



FEATURE FILMS


 Timgad

2016

By Fabrice BENCHAOUCHE

Genre: Family Film

The past and present unfold together as Jamel, a young French-Algerian archeologist, is appointed to coach the local football team “Timgad Juventus”. Eleven boys and one girl,  Naïma, are part of the team, they don’t have decent shirt or shoes but are talented and will try their best to win the national tournament. Between ancient vestiges and wounds of recent struggles, Jamel discovers a generation of Algerians who dreams of being reconciled … and champion of football.

Co-Produced with ALIA FILMS (France), , NEON Productions (France) and BL Films (Algeria)
Coproduced by Scope Pictures and Wallimage-Bruxellimage. With the support of Cinémas du Monde (CNC/French Institute), the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, the Belgian Federal Government’s Tax Shelter, Scope Invest, the EZEF German Fund, the FDATIC (Algerian Ministry of Culture), and the AARC (Algerian cultural Agency)

Distributed by BODEGA Films (France) & ALIBI Communications (Belgium)

Public Prize at the CINEMED of Montpellier

Special Mention at FIFOG Geneve 2017

Selected at the FIFF Campus 2016  and at the Festival du Cinéma Méditerranéen de Bruxelles

 

 


FACEB_LOGO_BDFace B

2015

By Leila ALBAYATY

Genre: Drama comedy

Leila, a french actress and musician, pass a casting in Berlin. On the set of the film, she meets artist and musicians and captures images of the shooting. With the footage, she decides to make her own movie. Through reality and fiction, poetry and songs, Leila takes us behind the scenes of an existing film, Berlin Telegram, and offers us its hidden side, real or perhaps imagined … Face B.

Produced by Kwassa Films, Leila ALBAYATY and Michel BALAGUE (Germany)

Distributed by Arsenal (Germany)
Selected at the BERLINALE 2015 – Section Forum Expanded

Selected at Films de Femmes de Créteil 2016

 

 


 

HIGHEST STEP

The Highest Step In The World

Shooting summer 2018

By Olivier PAIROUX. Co-written with Eusebio LARREA

Genre: Family adventure film

 Both dreamy and gifted, Jim, 11, lives with his father Graham, destined to become the first British scientist to visit space. But when Jim learns that his father has lied to him and has abandoned his mission, the boy’s landmarks are shattered. In his new school, Jim takes advantage of a competition of young scientists to secretly build a balloon, inspired by his idol Joseph Kittinger (first man to reach the border of space in 1960). Although the project is dangerous and the competition hard, Jim is determined to oppose his father and to prove him that he was wrong to give up. In this adventure, Jim can count on Emma, ​​a new classmate. Together, despite their opposite character, they face a challenge that will gradually bring them closer …

 

 

 

With the writing and development support of The Belgian Film Fund, With the support of Creative Europe-Media, In coproduction with RTL TVI (Belgian Channel), with the support of the Loterie Nationale of Belgium

Distributed by Belga Films (Belgium)

Selected at EP2C & EAVE 2016

Selected at the Galway Film Market & Holland Film Meetings and CINEKIDS 2017



Jumbo

Sans titreShooting April 2018

By Zoé Wittock.

Genre: Drama

With Emmanuelle Bercot & Noémie Merlant.

Jeanne, a shy young woman, works as a night guard in an amusement park. She lives a fusional relationship with her mother, the extrovert Margarette. While no man can find his place in this duo, Jeanne develops strange feelings of love for Jumbo, the star attraction of the park.

 

Produced by Insolence Productions (France), coproduced by Kwassa Films & Les films Fauves.

With the support of the CNC, the Belgian Film Fund and the Film Fund Luxembourg.

Selected at the Mannheim Meeting Place  2014 , at Fantasia 2013 – Frontières- International Coproduction market

 


LESMEMES_RECTONatural Born Losers

In Development

 Written by Thomas ANCORA & Zoé Wittock. Directed by David LECLERCQ.

With Clément MANUEL, Thomas ANCORA, Jean-Jacques RAUSIN, David BAÏOT

Genre: Buddy movie

Simon, Fred and Mehdi, three former high school friends, are invited to the 15-year meeting of their school. But when you were THE band of losers (and you did not really evolve since), you have no desire to reunite with those who humiliated youBut this year, they have a plan: make their former classmates believe that they have become the superstars of their own lives! And who better than Henry, former idol of the school, little brother of Simon, king of the night and social networks, to help them succeed this challenge?

Selected at the Paris 2015 RCF – French speaking Coproduction Meetings

 

 


LATLAS-BEAUBOURG copie

Mechanical Life

In development

Genre: Drama

By Eve Duchemin

48 hours. Three prisoners go on a weekend leave. Far from the laws that govern prison’s life, they will have to face the remain of their past and find their respective places in a society to which they no longer belong.

With the writing support of the Belgian Film Fund and CNC, The Fondation Beaumarchais, with the support of Ile de France Region and the help for the writing of Basse Normandie. With the support of the SACD.

Selected at the FEMIS 2017 and at the Boostcamp 2017 (Groupe Ouest)


 The Raining Sisters