Alain Gomis wins Silver Bear Prize for Berlin International Film Festival

Senegal-born director Alain Gomis is one of many winners in this year Berlin International Film Festival. Mr. Gomis’ film Felicite, about a singer in a bar in Kinshasa on a search for help to pay her son’s hospital bills. It is with the help of a man that enjoys her performance that she gets the help she needs.  Written by Alain Gomis, Alan Loustau and Delphine Zingg melds disturbing sights, sensuality and a bit of hope into Alain Gomis fourth feature. Watch the trailer below.

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