News 21 AUG 2013

Yam Dam selected at Montreal World Film Festival

Yam Dam by Vivian Goffette has been selected in the First Films World Competition of the 37th Montreal World Film Festival.

The film is the story of Christian, a provincial vet, who lives a dull middle-class life. Married and childless, he and his wife have set up a small charity to Africa association, which he presides (over ?). But that is not enough to break up the monotony of his life. So Christian surfs... He makes himself a second life up on the Net and flirts with young African women looking for a better life. Until the day Faustine, a 26 years old girl from Burkina Faso, turns up at his consulting room…

Projections :
- Wednesday August 28, 2013 - 09:30 PM - CINÉMA IMPÉRIAL (Pavillion Sandra & Leo Kolber, salle Lucie & André Chagnon)
- Thursday August 29, 2013 - 03:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 10 (Écran Air Canada)
- Friday August 30, 2013 - 01:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 10 (Écran Air Canada)

The goal of the Montreal World Film Festival (Montreal International Film Festival) is to encourage cultural diversity and understanding between nations, to foster the cinema of all continents by stimulating the development of quality cinema, to promote filmmakers and innovative works, to discover and encourage new talents, and to promote meetings between cinema professionals from around the world.

The First Films World Competition gives the opportunity to authors of selected first feature films to be recognized. A separate jury awards the Golden Zenith, Silver Zenith and Bronze Zenith to the winners of this section.