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Following are the films offered for the sixteen to eighteen 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 get in touch with Maxime Perret-Cortassa (maxime.perret-cortassa@diplomatie.gouv.fr)

FILM CATALOGUE:

Trailer available here

The seventeen year-old Irali-Kurdish Bilal has crossed the Middle East and Europe trying to reach England to meet his girlfriend Mina that lives with her family. However he is caught in Calais, France, and sent to a refugee camp. Meanwhile the swimming coach Simon Calmat is divorcing his wife Marion Calmat and he meets Bilal that wants to have swimming classes with him.

2009 - France

If you wish to screen this film, please email Maxime Perret-Cortassa (maxime.perret-cortassa@diplomatie.gouv.fr)


Trailer available here

Chérif is 15, a rebellious and solitary teenager. Unable to cope, his mother decides to send him to live with his aunt and uncle in Strasbourg, where he must pick up his vocational training to become a builder. It’s his last chance. But very quickly, Chérif feels like he’s suffocating in his new life, while every night, graffiti artists set to work on the walls of the city. A new world opens up to him…

2013 - France, Belgium

If you wish to screen this film, please email Maxime Perret-Cortassa (maxime.perret-cortassa@diplomatie.gouv.fr)


Trailer available here

Welcome to a one-of-a-kind Paris education program for immigrant children from around the globe. In her feature documentary debut, director Julie Bertuccelli follows one class of students ranging from 11 to 15 years of age as they begin life in a new land.

2014 - France

If you wish to screen this film, please email Maxime Perret-Cortassa (maxime.perret-cortassa@diplomatie.gouv.fr)


  • Une bouteille à la mer  by Thierry Binisti - Download the portfolio in French

Trailer available here

Tal is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. They must endure an explosive situation that is not of their choosing at an age where young people are falling in love and taking their place in adult life.

2011 - France, Israel, Canada

If you wish to screen this film, please email Maxime Perret-Cortassa (maxime.perret-cortassa@diplomatie.gouv.fr)