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8 June 2017

RIDM en plein air - Swagger

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The series kicks off on Wednesday, June 14 at 9:15 p.m. in Parc du Portugal with Swagger by Olivier Babinet

France, 2016, 84 min, original French version with English subtitles

Presented in collaboration with MURAL

Their names are Régis, Abou, Salimata, Naïla, Nazario, Aaron, Astan, Elvis. They want to be architects, surgeons, presidents. They are a little scared of their neighbourhood, where everyone is armed and violence is common. They believe in God, question their identity and think about love. Some are self-effacing, others are irrepressibly outgoing. All attend Collège Claude Debussy in Aulnay-sous-Bois, in the banlieue of Paris. These young people are the core of a poignant, dreamy but unsensational docu-fiction, filmed in just a day and two nights, capturing the richness and vitality of their dreams, hopes and fears, as well as their unique understanding of the world in which we live.

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