Trailer Premiere: Ahmed Sylla Climbs Mt Everest in the Name of Love in French Dramedy ‘L‘Ascension’


French comedian/actor Ahmed Sylla stars in French filmmaker Ludovic Bernard’s feature directorial debut, “L‘Ascension” (“The Climb”), which premiered its first trailer today. Bernard is actually a veteran assistant director who’s worked on several Luc Besson produced or directed action films… Continue Reading

Idris Elba’s Green Door Pictures Developing Congo-Set Family Saga, ‘Brazza’

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Idris Elba’s Green Door Pictures has teamed up with Tandem Productions (owned by French Film production and distribution company StudioCanal) and French production company Save Ferris Entertainment, for new drama series set in Brazzaville, the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo.… Continue Reading

French-Africa Touring Film Series, Quartiers Lointains, Sets USA Premiere Dates With 4 Critically-Acclaimed Films


  The revered traveling French-Africa short film series, Quartiers Lointains, has set a USA premiere, following successful runs in France and across the African continent. Curated by French-Burkinabè film journalist Claire Diao (who also founded the screening series), this season (the… Continue Reading