12 / 14 / 2017

Cinema Vérité, On Call

In this 96-minute French documentary, produced in 2016 and by the production of Sophie Salbot: "we are in the service of the free medical centre at Avicenne Hospital in Bobigny. Assisted by a psychiatrist, the general practitioner often speaks in English, trying, under no illusion, to repair bodies and minds."
"On Call" has been selected for the Cinéma du Réel Film Festival in Paris, 2016.
Alice Diop, born in 1979 in Senegal, currently living in France, has a PhD in Visual Sociology. She has started filmmaking in 2005 at La Femis workshops and during these years made movies such as The World Tour (2005), Clichy for Example (2005), Senegalese and Senegalese (2007), Dantons Death (2011), and Towards Tenderness (2016). On Call is the second feature film of this French filmmaker.