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Villa Madjo

Villa Madjo

Non-competitive programs Cartes blanches Focus belge francophone - Le Court en dit long

Thursday 12 | 3pm


Starting from the fact that her white-skinned father was born in Africa, and her black-skinned mother in Europe, the director traces her family's complex history, from colonialism to their experience as an interracial couple in Europe between the 1950s and 1970s.

Director(s) :
Elen Sylla Grollimund

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Atelier Graphoui - Website

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Atelier Graphoui - Website


Elen Sylla Grollimund

Elen Sylla Grollimund is a photographer, video artist and animator based in Brussels. She studied photography at LABA in Brescia (Italy), then worked in Paris as a photographer and videographer for various music artists. She moved to Brussels and joined Atelier Graphoui in 2019, where she led several film and workshop projects, including Mouvements d'identité (2019), Et la lumière fût et autres illuminations (2019), Ceci n'est pas une fiction (2019), 7 jours sur 7 (Triennale de Louvain-la-Neuve, 2021). Villa Madjo is his first short documentary.

25th Off-Courts Trouville from September 7 to 13 2024

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All festival activities are free and open to all.
Cinema screenings are available free of charge with tickets, which can be collected on the day of the screening from the festival reception.