Fortuna

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Showings

Ticket Prices
General Public:$10.00
Members:$7.00
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$7.00
Film Info
Program:Lumières Françaises
Tags:Drama
Romance
Francophone
Immigration
Release Year:2018
Runtime:106 min
Country/Region:Switzerland
Belgium
Language:French
Amharic
Print Source:Loco Films
Trailer:https://vimeo.com/262422777
Cast/Crew
Director:Germinal Roaux
Producer:Ruth Waldburger
Cinematographer:Colin Lévêque
Screenwriter:Germinal Roaux
Editor:Jacques Comets
Sophie Vercruysse
Principal Cast:Kidist Siyum
Bruno Ganz
Patrick d’Assumpçao

Description

Winner of the Crystal Bear and Grand Prix in the Generation program at the 2018 Berlin Film Festival.

Fortuna is a 14-year-old Ethiopian girl has had no news of her parents since she arrived on the Mediterranean shores of Lampedusa, Italy. Together with other refugees, she is given shelter for the winter in a Swiss monastery at an altitude of 2000 meters. A community of Catholic canons gives them refuge while they wait for their fate to be decided by the Swiss authorities. This is where Fortuna meets Kabir, a 26-year-old refugee with whom she falls desperately in love. Their relationship develops in secret until the day Kabir mysteriously disappears.


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