The Spotlight on Documentary lineup for this year’s 2017 New York Film Festival features new films by Abel Ferrara, Alex Gibney, Vanessa Redgrave’s directorial debut, and more
NAME OF FILM: SPEAK UP
DIRECTOR(S): Stéphane de Freitas and Ladj Ly
STARRING: Leïla Alaouf, Souleïla Mahiddin, Eddy Moniot, Elhadj Touré
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Every year, at the University of Saint-Denis, a competition is held to decide “The Best Orator in the 93”. Any student can participate and many prepare with the help of professional advisors. Armed with new-found knowledge, Leïla, Elhadj, Eddy and the others face off in a bid to become the best orator in the 93.
2017 Raindance Film Festival Unveils Lineup, Opens with OH LUCY! Starring Josh Hartnett
The 25th Raindance Film Festival will take place in London’s West End from September 20th to October 1st, 2017.