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Tuesday 1 November 2016 - 10:07

ARLETTE. COURAGE IS A MUSCLE

84', Switzerland, Germany, 2015
ARLETTE. COURAGE IS A MUSCLE
Director: Florian Hoffmann
Screenplay: Florian Hoffmann
Cinematographer: Katharina Diessner, Mathilda Mester
Editor: Sven Kulik
Producer: Tim Oliver Schultz
 
Distribution/Sales: Florian Hoffmann,florianhoffmann@gmx.de
 
 
Synopsis:
 A journey from Africa to Berlin turns into an unexpected journey from childhood to adulthood. The film centers around Arlette, a 15-year old girl from the Central African Republic who suffered severe injuries during the last war. In Berlin a surgery frees her from her year-long pain. This changes her both physically and mentally: suddenly Arlette is in her puberty.
 
Filmography:
 
HOTEL DER DIKTATOREN ,2015
ARLETTE. MUT IST EIN MUSKEL ,2015
 
Festivals and Awards:  46th VISION DU REÉL ,2015 )
39th DUISBURGER FILMWOCHE ,2015
26th KINOFEST LÜNEN*YOUTH JURY AWARD)
28th INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL AMSTERDAM ,2015)
15th DOCPOINT HELSINKI DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 2015
32nd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL “SARAJEVO WINTER 2016”
13th DOKUMENTARFILMWOCHE HAMBURG
STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL JUNIOR
12th ACHTUNG BERLIN – NEW BERLIN FILM AWARD, PREIS DER ÖKUMENISCHEN JURY LOBENDE ERWÄHNUNG*
*PREIS FÜR DIE BESTE BILDGESTALTUNG IM BEREICH DOKUMENTARFILM*
 
 
 
 
 
 
Story Code: 1822
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