LA FABRIQUE CINÉMA 2022 invites EAVE Producers to meet the projects

press release

Dear EAVE graduates,

EAVE is delighted to continue the successful partnership with La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut Français in Cannes.

La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut français is a program designed to identify and promote filmmakers and producers from developing countries. The program offers a tailor-made support to accompany debut or second film projects, along with a number of professional partners.

The Myanmar-born Taiwanese director Midi Z, a former recipient of La Fabrique Cinéma, is the patron of the 2022 edition.

EAVE organizes a special networking event at La Fabrique during Cannes Film Festival, which consists of one-on-one meetings with the projects selected for La Fabrique.  EAVE producers will be invited to meet the international delegation of project representatives from emerging countries outside Europe.

The one-to-one meetings will be organized on the following slots at Cinémas du Monde pavilion (n°109).

Friday May 20th: 3:30pm-6pm

Monday May 23rd : 11am-1pm / 2pm-5pm

Tuesday May 24th: 10am-1pm / 4pm-7:30pm

Wednesday May 25th: 10am-1pm


The ten projects selected are:



Djéliya, Mémoire du Mandingue by Boubacar Sangaré, produced by Mamounata Nikiéma (Pilumpiku Production) / Documentary / 2nd feature film



Aisha Can’t Fly Away Anymore by Morad Mostafa, produced by Sawsan Yusuf (Bonanza Films) / Fiction / 1st feature film



Starfruits by Gourab Kumar Mullick, produced by Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni (Arbhaat Films) / Fiction / 1st feature film



Godspeed Satan by José Pablo Escamilla, produced by Diandra Arriaga (Colectivo Colmena) / Fiction / 2nd feature film


Acapulco Magic by Tavo Ruiz, produced by Rodrigo Alvarez Flores (Cine al Norte) / Fiction / 1st feature film



Elephants in the Fog by Abinash Shah, produced by Anup Poudel (Underground Talkies Nepal) / Fiction / 1st feature film



Haven of Hope by Seemab Gul, produced by Abid Aziz Merchant (Sanat Initiative) / Fiction / 1st feature film



Benimana directed and produced by Marie-Clémentine Dusabejambo (Ejo-Cine) / Fiction / 1st feature film



Ground Zero by Zhanna Ozirna, produced by EAVE graduate Dmytro Sukhanov (Toy pictures) / Fiction / 1st feature film



If Wood Could Cry, it Would Cry Blood by Linh Dan Nguyen Phan, produced by Thi Bich Hanh Ngo (BHD/Vietnam studios) / Fiction / 1st feature film


The project descriptions are available here:

You can contact Thibaut Bracq at La Fabrique Cinéma to have more information about the projects and to organize the one-to-one meetings. If you know which projects you would like to meet, you can contact him directly with your list of wishes and with your available slots:

Page published 4 May 2022. Updated 5 May 2022.

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