Every Friday, discover the 5 videos that made the buzz this week. On the program: “Raya and the Last Dragon”, Vincent Macaigne at the heart of drug trafficking, a Franco-Belgian horror film …
Raya and the last dragon
Release March 31, 2021
By Don Hall, Carlos Lopez Estrada, Paul Briggs, John Ripa – With the voices of Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina
Long ago, in the imaginary kingdom of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived in harmony. But one day, an evil force swept over the kingdom and the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. When this force reappears five centuries later, Raya, a lone warrior, sets out in search of the legendary last dragon to restore harmony to the land of Kumandra, among a now divided people. A long journey begins for her during which she will discover that it will take more than a dragon to save the world, and that trust and mutual aid will be essential to lead this perilous mission to success.
Release on December 9, 2020
By Elie Wajeman – With Vincent Macaigne, Sara Giraudeau, Pio Marmai
Mikaël is a night doctor. He treats patients from difficult neighborhoods, but also those whom no one wants to see: drug addicts. Torn between his wife and his mistress, dragged by his pharmacist cousin into a dangerous traffic in fake Subutex prescriptions, his life is chaos. Mikaël no longer has a choice: tonight, he must take his destiny back in hand.
Ma Rainey’s Blues
Release December 18, 2020
By George C. Wolfe – With Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman
Tensions escalate and spirits heat up during a recording session in 1920s Chicago, while several musicians await the legendary Ma Rainey, avant-garde artist nicknamed “the mother of the blues”. Arriving late, the intrepid and volcanic Ma Rainey embarks on a standoff with her manager and her white producer, determined to impose their artistic choices on her. While the musicians wait in the rehearsal room While the musicians wait in the studio’s confined rehearsal room, ambitious trumpeter Levee, drawn to Ma’s girlfriend, is determined to find his place in the music world. Pushing his comrades to confide, he provokes a flood of anecdotes, truths and lies which will forever upset the course of their lives …
Release November 25, 2020
By Davy Rothbart
In 1999, 19-year-old Emmanuel Sanford-Durant and his family began filming their daily life in America’s most dangerous neighborhood, just 17 blocks from the Capitol. They haven’t stopped filming since. Produced in a unique collaboration with director and journalist Davy Rothbart over a span of two decades, “17 Blocks” sheds light on a nation’s current crisis through a deeply personal, raw and moving family saga.
Release on December 2, 2020
By Patrick Ridremont – With Eugénie Derouand, Honorine Magnier, Janis Abrikh
Eva has been paraplegic for three years. For her birthday, she receives a strange Advent calendar as a gift. But these are not the traditional sweets that she discovers every day, but more disturbing surprises, sometimes pleasant, often terrifying, and more and more bloody. This year, Christmas is going to be deadly!