Aya

Simon Coulibaly Gillard | Belgium, France | 2021 | 90'
In collaboration with
Fondazione Edu
Screenings
Sat 18 March H 17:00
Sat 18 March H 19:00
Mon 20 March H 15:00
Section
Original title
Aya
Synopsis
Aya is growing up with her mother on the island of Lahou. Joyful and carefree, she enjoys picking coconuts and sleeping on the sand. However, her paradise is doomed to disappear under the water. As the waves threaten her house, Aya makes a decision: the sea-level may rise, she won’t leave her island.
Cast
Marie-Josée Kokora, Patricia Egnabayou, Junior Asse
Films Distribution
Taskovski Film
Production
Michigan Films, Kidam, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge Francophone, Shelter, Dérives
Editing
Simon Coulibaly Gillard
Cinematography
Simon Coulibaly Gillard
Editing
Marie-Helene Mora, Bertrand Conard, Simon Coulibaly Gillard
Language
Avikam, French
Subtitles
English, Italian
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Main awards
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Biography
Simon Gillard was born in Bulgaria and grew up in Brittany. He studied mechanical engineering but then decided to devote himself to the cinema and graduated in directing from the INSAS in Brussels. Over the years, he has lived and worked for much of the time in West Africa, which is the setting for all his films.
Filmography
2021 – Aya, ff
2017 – Bolibana, ff
2014 – Yaar, sf
2013 – Anima, sf

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