Afristadi x IFcinema – Félicité

Thursday, March 9, 2023 17:00

To celebrate the International Women’s rights day, the French insitute and AfriStadi invite you to the screening of Félicité!

Institut français de Finlande
yrjönkatu 36 00100 Helsinki

Alain Gomis / 2016 / 2h03
Alain Gomis / 2016 / 2h03
Languages : French, lingala
Sous-titres : French

“Félicité” is a 2017 film directed by Alain Gomis. The film is set in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and follows the story of a proud and strong-willed singer named Félicité who must navigate the city’s bustling streets and tumultuous political landscape to find the funds to save her son’s life. With a pulsing soundtrack and vivid cinematography, “Félicité” provides a powerful portrayal of the resilience and determination of the human spirit in the face of adversity. The film is a must-see for anyone interested in African cinema and the diverse stories that emerge from the continent.

Free entrance with reservation


Helsinki University Africa Research Forum for Social Sciences and Humanities – Afristadi fosters research and research dissemination, with two key goals:
– to overcome the limits of Euro-centric knowledge in social sciences and humanities and advocate and fundraise for a greater involvement of African researchers in Africa-related research
– to mainstream the scientific and societal contributions of Africa research at the University of Helsinki and beyond