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A more explosive Ramdam Film Festival than ever

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- Ramdam, the festival of disturbing film, puts forward a selection of unreleased films for its 6th edition, along with a tribute to Jean-Pierre Mocky

A more explosive Ramdam Film Festival than ever
Bang Gang by Eva Husson

The Ramdam Film Festival, or the Festival of disturbing film, will take place in Tournai from 18 to 26 January 2016. The core of its programme is made up of socially engaged films that spark debate, ask questions, and make us think. For its 6th edition, after a 5th edition somewhat shaken by terrorist threats that forced the organisers to cancel screenings, the Ramdam Film Festival is looking to push boundaries and propose alternative points of view more than ever.

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The selection of fictional films most notably includes Bang Gang [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Eva Husson
film profile
]
, the modern and hyper-sexualised love story by Eva Husson, discovered at Toronto; Land of Mine [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Louis Hofmann
interview: Martin Zandvliet
film profile
]
, also unveiled at Toronto, by Danish filmmaker Martin Zandvliet, which revisits a little known episode from the end of the Second World War, when young German war prisoners were set out to clear the Danish coast of land mines; Keeper [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
interview: Guillaume Senez ­
interview: Kacey Mottet Klein
film profile
]
, the debut feature film by Belgian director Guillaume Senez, a love story about Maxime and Mélanie, a pair of teenagers and soon-to-be parents; Remember [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, by Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, a German co-production, which questions the notion of history and memory by recounting the journey across America of an elderly Nazi hunter; Look Who’s Back [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by David Wnendt, the film adaptation of the bestselling novel that portrays the return of Hitler to modern-day Germany; 45 Years [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Andrew Haigh
film profile
]
by Andrew Haigh (United Kingdom), which won the awards for Best Actress and Best Actor at Berlin last winter (and more recently, the European Film Award for Best Actress for Charlotte Rampling’s performance); and finally, to close, Chocolat [+see also:
trailer
making of
film profile
]
, the new film by Roschdy Zem (France), which tells the incredible story of Chocolat the clown (played by Omar Sy), the first black artist on the French stage.

The Festival will also be screening a selection of Belgian films released over the year and a large number of documentaries, and will be holding a tribute to franc-tireur director Jean-Pierre Mocky.

(Translated from French)

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