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East Coast Premiere

Director: Ladj Ly Ly

France, 2017, 15 min

Shooting Format:16mm

Festival Year:2017

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Damien Bonnard, Djibril Zonga, Alexis Manenti, Amara Ly

Crew:Producers: Christophe Barral, Toufik Ayadi - Screenwriters: Ladj Ly - Editor: Flora Voltepeliere - Sound: Robin Bouet - Cinematography: Julien Verron

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With a gun at his belt and a truncheon in his hand, Pento has just joined the Seine-Saint-Denis anti-crime brigade. With his teammates, he develops specific methods.

About the director

Ladj Ly, a resident of the Cité des Bosquets in Clichy Montfermeil, actor and director of the collective Kourtrajmé. For several years, Ladj Ly filmed and organized cultural events in his neighborhood. October 2005, police blunder, riots and media coverage around the world. After several projects, in 2016 he make a short film about the police violence entitled "Les misérables".


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