GIRL FACT
2017, Short Film, Fiction, 16mins 28sec

In the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, rape has been used as a weapon of war for more than 15 years.
Martha writes a teenage girl’s guide to surviving sex slavery.


DIRECTOR : Maël G. Lagadec
DOP : Raphaël Van Sitteren
SOUND : Jeanne Debarsy
MUSIC : Jérôme Van Den Bril
PRODUCTION : Human Acts
CAST : Ted Bwatu, Monica Kamara, Angela Monteiro, Matondo Noémie Ntoto,
Marie-Charlotte Tatepo Ngonde, Rose-Myrtha Vercammen Fortuna Dorsant.

Festivals Awards :
*JURY'S 1ST PRIZE* & *PUBLIC 2ND PRIZE* 2nd FESTIVAL DES COURTS EN FÊTE (Corse, France)
*BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT* 2nd REVOLUTION ME FILM FESTIVAL (NYC, USA)
*BEST DOCU-SHORT - ALBERTO SIGNETTO SPECIAL AWARD* 9th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Cagliari, Italy)
*HONORABLE MENTION* 2nd NEPAL AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Hyattsville, MD, USA)
*BEST ACTRESS-JURY ANGELA MONTEIRO* 7th KOLKATA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Kolkata, India)
*HIGH SCHOOL JURY AWARD* 9th ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM INT'L FESTIVAL (Issoire and Apchat, France)

Festivals Selections : see below




 16'48" / COLOR / DCP / OV : ENG / Sub : FR / SP / IT / DE
DISTRIBUTION : Aug&Ohr Medien / film@augohr.de

TV diffusion :
08.03.2016 * Plug-RTL Belgium

Festivals Selections :
21.02.2017 * WORLD WIDE VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)
24.03.2017 * 18th FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM D’AUBAGNE (Official Selection, Aubagne, France)
29.04.2017 * 20th BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brussels, Belgium)
14.08.2017 * 42nd OPEN-AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Official Selection, Weiterstadt, Germany)
26.08.2017 * 23rd FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM NANCY-LORRAINE (Official Selection, Nancy, France)
24.12.2017 * 2nd CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)
xx.xx.2018 * SHORT TO THE POINT (Official Selection, Romania)
07.02.2018 * 34th SARAJEVO WINTER FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
07.03.2018 * 6th NEPAL HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kathmandu, Nepal)
13.03.2018 * 3rd QUITE INDEPENDENT WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ecuador)
23.03.2018 * 29th FESTIVAL MAMERS EN MARS (Official Selection, Mamers, France)
24.03.2018 * 1st GLOBAL INDIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)
06.04.2018 * 34th EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL OF LILLE (Official Selection, Lille, France)
25.04.2018 * 7th KYIV INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Kiev, Ukraine)
04.06.2018 * 13th BRITISH URBAN FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)
09.06.2018 * 2nd THE BUDDHA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)
14.06.2018 * 2nd FESTIVAL DE CINE DE PORTOVIEJO (Official Selection, Portoviejo, Ecuador)
22.06.2018 * 12th SCENECS INT'L DEBUT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hilversum, The Netherlands)
24.06.2018 * 3rd REALTIME INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ikeja, Nigeria)
24.06.2018 * 2nd MARACAY INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS & VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Maracay, Venezuela)
05.07.2018 * 1st FESTIVAL TAPIS BLEU 2018 (Official Selection, Rosny-sous-Bois, France)
14.07.2018 * OPEN AIR SCREENING @ BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Belgium)
26.07.2018 * 1st SIREN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Abruzzo, Italy)
24.08.2018 * 3rd DEFY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nashville, TN, USA)
10.09.2018 * MOSTRA INT’L AUDIOVISUAL CURTA O GENERO 2018 (Official Selection, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brasil)
12.09.2018 *1st CAPITAL FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL MADRID 2018 (Official Selection, Madrid, Spain)
26.09.2018 * 2nd PICKURFLICK INDIE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Gurgaon, India)
27.09.2018 * 7th JOZI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sandton, South Africa)
20.10.2018 * 15th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Official Selection, Konstanz, Germany)
23.10.2018 * FESTIVAL DES LIBERTES 2018 (Official Selection, Brussels, Belgium)
25.10.2018 * 2nd COURAGE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)
17.10.2018 * 16th ANNUAL TALLGRASS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wichita, KS, USA)
13.10.2018 * 4th GRAND RAPIDS FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Grand Rapids, MI, USA)
16.11.2018 * INNCONTRO - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MULTIPLICITY (Official Selection, Innsbruck, Austria)
02.11.2018 * 3rd THE INT'L GULLAH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Georgetown, South Carolina, USA)
04.10.2018 * 8th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE FINE ARTS (Official Selection, Miramar, Puerto Rico)
26.10.2018 * SCOTTISH INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, Scotland)
28.12.2018 * 1st KAARYAT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jaipur, India)
16.02.2019 * 1st NORTH EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FUSION ISFF (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)
08.03.2019 * 20th KONTRAST FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bayreuth, Germany)
10.03.2019 * 2nd BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beirut, Lebanon)
10.03.2019 * 3rd INDIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL -19 (Official Selection, Hyderabad, India)
29.03.2019 * 12th SUBVERSIVE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Metz, France)
26.10.2019* KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE BEST OF 15 YEARS (Official Selection, Konstanz, Germany)



Maël G. Lagadec

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