Les Misérables is an explosive first feature about simmering racial tensions in a Paris banlieu from Malian-French actor and director Ladj Ly.
Atlantics (Atlantiques) is Mati Diop’s dreamlike feature debut focusing on the women left behind when Senegalese migrant workers take to the seas.
Amin by Philippe Faucon is an inconclusive cross-continent, cross-race contemporary migration story with one fascinating foot in Senegal and one in France.
Les Misérables is the explosive first feature from Ladj Ly, referencing Victor Hugo’s classic social commentary amid violently erupting present-day social tensions.
Cannes Film Festival Day 2