Selection : Feature films 2020

After the crossing

Joël Akafou

2020
France / Burkina Faso / Belgique
1h17
Documentary
Col.

He has crossed and survived. Originally from Côte d’Ivoire, he now lives in Italy. However, France is his dream and he’ll stop at nothing to get there. 

Joël Akafou was born in Ivory Coast. He has obtained a Master in Filmmaking at the Institut Supérieur de l’Image et du Son in Ouagadougou. In 2016 his film Nourah has been selected in several renowned African festivals. His documentary  Vivre riche has been awarded in Visions du Réel in 2017 and selected in France in Brive. After the Crossing is his first documentary feature film. 

Cast
Inza Junior Touré (Bourgeois), Kader Keita, Michelle Bawa, Loulou Bawa
Screenplay
Joël Akafou, Mathieu Akafou
Photography
Joël Akafou, Matteo Tortone
Sound
Joël Akafou, Corneille Houssou
Editing
Jeanne Oberson
Production
VraiVrai Films, Les films du Djabadjah, Dancing Dogs Productions

CONTACT :
VraiVrai Films, Florent Coulon
florent@vraivrai-films.fr

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