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Following are the films offered for the thirteen to fifteen years old age range. The films have been selected according to the educational level of the young spectators, whether in regard to the film’s complexity, format, or themes.

> Click on “Download the portfolio” in order to download the educational booklet in the language of your choice.
> If you wish to screen a film, please email Nathalie Charles (nathalie.charles@diplomatie.gouv.fr)

FILM CATALOGUE:

  • Adama by Simon Rouby (Rights holder: Institut Français) - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish 

Trailer available here

12 year-­old Adama lives in a remote village in West Africa, sheltered by the Cliffs. Out, beyond, lies "the land of breaths", the kingdom of wicked spirits hungry for war. When Samba, his elder brother, suddenly vanishes from the village, Adama decides to set off in search of him.

2015 - France


  • Le Havre by Aki Kaurismaki (Rights holder: Janus Films) - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish

Trailer available here

When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.

2011 - Finland, France, Germany


  • Comme un lion  by Samuel Collardey (Rights holder: Institut Français) - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish 

Trailer available here

Mitri is fifteen and lives in a Senegalese village. Like all boys his age, he plays football and dreams of Barça and of Chelsea. When a recruiting agent picks him up out, Mitri believes his chance has come.

2013 - France


  • Tomboy  by Céline Sciamma (Rights holder: Institut Français)  - Download the portfolio in French

Trailer available here

A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children.

2011 - France


  • Polina  by Angelin Preljocaj (Rights holder: Oscilloscope) - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish 

Trailer available here

Russia - 1990s. From early childhood, Polina was trained by the rigor and demand of Professor Bojinski and has become a promising classical dancer. As she prepares to join the prestigious Bolshoi ballet, she attends a contemporary dance show that deeply unsettles her.

2016 - France