Cinémalliance – Every Monday at 6pm, free of charge

Don’t miss the 25th European Film Festival from 12th May – 29th May 2016. Click here for details
Mon. 9 May 2016
Lightbox-poster-1 may‘An evening of Kenyan shorts’ with LightBox® Africa

Kenya’s short films scene continues to grow in leaps and bounds. The May issue of CinemAlliance presents a chance to watch 5 short films from different directors. Some of these short films have won awards, come and find out which one is about to win an award in Cannes!

Award winning short films from the 2016 Riverwood Academy Awards inlcuding ‘Happy Anniversary’ (Best Film Director – Martin Githinji), ‘BAIT’ (Best Supporting Actress – Millicent Ogutu and Best Short Film – Brian Munene, Director), and ‘Moving’, ‘My Faith’ and ‘Letters Home’.
Mon. 30 May 2016
en solitaire‘En Solitaire’ by Chistrophe Offenstein , 2013, 1h37, Drama

Yann Kermadec voit son rêve se réaliser quand il remplace au pied levé, son ami Franck Drevil, au départ du Vendée Globe, le tour du monde à la voile en solitaire. Habité par une farouche volonté de gagner, alors qu’il est en pleine course, la découverte à son bord d’un jeune passager va tout remettre en cause.

It tells the story of Yann Kermadec whose dreams suddenly come true when he has to replace the DCNS star skipper at the last minute before the start of the Vendée Globe (a round-the-world non-stop single-handed yacht race). After several days of racing, Yann, who is in the lead, has to stop to repair a damaged rudder. This will disrupt his round-the-world journey…