jeny303 + Jamilia

  • Laura Huertas Millán
  • 2018
    • Colombia
    • France
  • 6 min

“Passing by a bedroom, at the party, I saw people heating heroin. I wanted to try it out on my body…” Accompanied by the voice-over of Jeny – a young transsexual filmed during her rehab –, the camera wanders around building 303, Bogota’s architectural icon. A chance encounter: a few...

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  • Aminatou Echard
  • 2018
    • France
  • 84 min

“All Kyrgyz women support her!” Jamila, the heroine of Chingiz Aitmatov’s novel published in 1958, is kidnapped and married off according to a still practiced Kyrgyz custom, but she escapes with her lover. When on location scouting, Aminatou Echard realised that the mention of this protagonist literally opened doors. This...

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