France 2017 16 min original version with German and English subtitles
by Ladj Ly
Script: Ladj Ly, DoP: Julien Verron, Editor: Flora Voltepeliere, Production: Les films du Worso, Producer: Toufik Ayadi, Cast: Damien Bonnard, Djibril Zonga, Alexis Manenti, Amara Ly
In the modern-day Parisian neighborhood, a new transfer cop learns abusive policing practices of two veterans.
Ladj Ly is a French filmmaker born in Mali. Actor and director of the collective Kourtrajmé, he’s known for the shorts 365 JOURS A CLICHY-MONTFERMEIL and LES BOSQUETS, in collaboration with the contemporary artist JR. For several years, Ladj Ly filmed and organized cultural events in his neighborhood, the Cité des Bosquets in Clichy Montfermeil. His last short is LES MISERABLES, Canal + Award at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, about the police violence in France.