International Film Festival on Disability in Lyon from 4 to 9 February

“Filming our humanity as it is done makes it possible to re-enchant living together here”
writes Philippe Lefait, journalist and writer, sponsor of the festival.

This is the common thread of the 2022 edition of the International Film Festival on Disability (FIFH).*

This fifth edition will take place in Lyon, from 4 to 9 February 2022:
In the following places: : the Lumière Terreaux cinema, at the Lumière Institute, at the Comoedia cinema, at the Orange Lumière headquarters, at the Lumière Lyon 2 University.

the OGOAL? Change our view of human diversity… through a journey through amazing, fantastic, funny, surprising stories from elsewhere. Festival-goers travel to Indonesia, Spain, the United Kingdom, Canada, Quebec, Iran, Turkey, Poland, Italy, Australia, India, Brazil, France, Mexico, South Korea, Japan, Russia, Lithuania, the United States, Switzerland…

Nearly 70 feature films and short films, fiction and documentaries compete under the expert eye of exceptional juries. Poetry, humor, spirituality, tenderness, emotion, invisible or visible wounds are on the menu of this film festival are the highlights of the 2022 edition of the Lyon International Film Festival on Disabilities.

For the selection of feature films and short fiction, the jury is chaired by Marie-Castille Mention-Scissors (screenwriter, director and producer). She is also co-founder of the Collectif 50/50 for equality, equality and diversity in film and audiovisual. The chairman is surrounded by: Pascale Arbillot (actress and screenwriter), Harry Cleven (actor, screenwriter and director), Melanie Fazi (writer and novelist), Joel Houssin (writer and screenwriter), Alexander Philip (actor, screenwriter and director).

For the selection of feature films and short documentaries, the jury is chaired by the co-founder of Handicap International, Jean Baptiste Richardier. The chairman is surrounded by: Edith Azam (writer and poet), Jean-Marc Maillet-Contozo (founder and director of the magazine) Hand direct), Stephanie Pillonca-Kervern (actress, screenwriter and director), Luke Rodriguez (actor), Natasha Wolinskic (journalist and writer).

This year carte blanche is given to L’atelier Distribution and AAD Makaton.
In this context, the public will be able to rediscover the documentary Billydirected by James Erskine, which follows the story of Billie Holiday, one of the greatest voices of all time… And I’m going to get the moon by Laurent Boileau.

the 9 February, ten price will be awarded to the Lumière Institute, whose prize “Pascal Duquenne”, in the presence of juries.

Download the program : FIFH 2022 program

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