THE FUTURE OF FILM IS FEMALE // Our Father, the Devil
- Sat, Dec 16
Run Time: 120 min. Language: French
Doors at 8pm, Show at 9pm. Tickets $15.
Caryn Coleman, Founder of The Future of Film is Female and curator extraordinaire, kicks off this quarterly series advancing gender parity in the media industry by promoting and showcasing the kick-ass work of women filmmakers. Rest Stop (12 min.) will play prior to Our Father, The Devil.
Our Father, The Devil (2021)
Written and directed by Ellie Foumbi. A slow burn tale that leaves you in awe — and one of the best reviewed films of the year! An African refugee’s quiet existence in a sleepy mountain town in the south of France is upended by the arrival of a charismatic Catholic priest, whom she recognizes as the warlord who slaughtered her family. Curator Caryn Coleman in Attendance. Runtime: 108 minutes.
Rest Stop (2023)
Written and directed by Crystal Kayiza. With Alicia Basiima, Margaret Bisase, Olivia Nantongo.
During a bus ride from New York to Oklahoma, Meyi, a young Ugandan-American girl, realizes her place in the world through her mother’s ambitious efforts to reunite their family. A FOFIF-supported short film. Grand Jury Award Winner Best Short Film at Sundance 2023. Runtime: 12 minutes.