30.09. - 09.10.2021

Ady Gasy, The Malagasy Way France, Madagascar 2014 | 84 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Lova Nantenaina

Lova Nantenaina (*1977) left Madagascar in 1999 to study sociology and human sciences in France. Later, he attended the École de Cinéma (ESAV) in Toulouse. He has made several prize-winning short films. Ady Gasy is his debut feature.

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Documentary: For capitalists, Madagascar is a nightmare: a country in which the concepts of growth and profit have no meaning. The economy of the poverty-stricken island off the African coast is based on other principles: recycling, creativity and solidarity. The film shows how the inhabitants meet the everyday challenges of deprivation and worry with ingenuity, art, neighbourliness and pure joie de vivre. It portrays farmers, artists, street vendors and small businesses that turn tyres into shoes, plastic containers into lamps and cow bones into soap and medicine. Piece by piece, a fascinating jigsaw emerges of a society in which nothing works, but everything functions. Somehow.
Original title: Ady Gasy
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: Malagasy
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Lova Nantenaina
Screenplay: Nantenaina Lova, Eva Lova
Producer: Nantenaina Lova, Eva Lova, Marie-Clémence Paes
Director of Photography:
Music: Nantenaina Fifaliana, Maminihaina Jean Aimé Rakotonirina, Solofonirina Alfred Randrianarivelo
Production Design:
Editor: Nantenaina Lova
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
Printsource: Laterit Productions
German Distributor:
World Sales: Laterit Productions
Production: Autantic Films, Endemika Films, Laterit
Contact: Alex Moussa Sawadogo, Afrikamera Filmfestival:


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