Dark Suns by Julien Elie (2018)
Tënk has announced a new lineup with the addition of five films to discover on its platform from April 16 to June 12. Three of them are presented at the Visions du Réel festival in Switzerland, one of the largest events dedicated to documentaries in the world.
●● Dark Suns by Julien Elie, 154 min, 2018
An investigation into the countless murders and disappearances in Mexico, from the late sixties to the present day.
●● Le temps que prennent les bateaux by Johanne Fournier, 55 min, 2011
Almost without a word, almost without music, one year in the port of Matane, where a devastating daily routine coexists with the sometimes-wonderful effects of saltwater.
From the festival Visions du Réel:
●● Without You, Without Me by Adèle Shaykhulova, 20 min, 2020
Adèle Shaykhulova left Russia when she was a child to settle in France with her mother, leaving behind the rest of her family. To fill the gap, she secretly films their conversations.
●● Trouble Sleep by Alain Kassanda, 41 min, 2020
A dynamic portrait of day-to-day life in Ibadan. In the hustle and bustle of the Nigerian metropolis, Fred and Akin try to make their way.
●● Moth by Roxanne Gaucherand, 48 min, 2020
In the heart of summer, an Asian moth accidentally introduced into France seizes the Drôme Provençale. In this apocalyptic climate, Lou, 18, discovers her feelings for her childhood friend, Sam.