Free screening Friday, October 30 @ 6:30pm
FeversFevers, winner of FESPACO – Africa’s largest film festival – 2015 grand prize, the Golden Stallion is a French version of We Need to Talk About Kevin about a disturbed young man raised on foster care who enters his father’s Muslim household in the suburbs of Paris and becomes a major source of disruption in the family.
At only thirteen, Benjamin is a little soldier at war with life, adults and with himself. Since the age of five, the troubled kid goes in and out of foster homes. But when his mother goes to jail and reveals to Benjamin the existence of his father, the young boy is determined to get out of foster care. So when the social worker gives him the choice, he decides to go live at his unknown father’s place.
Directed by Hicham Ayouch, 2014, 90 min, France/Morocco, UAE, French, drama, English subt.