Film Movement Plus - February 2023 Streaming Premieres
By Film Movement|February 1, 2023
Now through February 13, MyFrenchFilmFestival brings the best of a new generation of French films to cineastes the world over! This year's selections include eight features and sixteen short films.
Kena and Ziki have long been told that “good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives” – but they yearn for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls encourage each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society.
By turns kinetic and intimate, the in-depth documentary examines Newark’s legendary Baraka family including its patriarch Amiri Baraka, one of the most prodigious African American poets, playwrights, and activists of our time.
An Indigenous Black man from the rural North of Brazil, moves to an industrialized Southern town to work in a milk factory. Immediately confronted with their virulent racism, he becomes increasingly estranged from the white world.
At a Japanese restaurant in Beijing, Li Dong convinces his older brother Li Chun to travel to the Japanese city of Yanagawa and seek out his childhood sweetheart Liu Chuan.
Despite a life filled with bad luck, the ever-optimistic Harvie Krumpet lives his own way and enjoys the small things life has to offer. Narrated by Geoffrey Rush and winner of the 2004 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.