The program schedule will be available from March 1st, 2022, and is subject to changes.
international competition jury
Presidente of the jury : Julia SYNKEVYCH
Berkun OYA, Christian BERKEL, Shira HAAS, YSEULT, Marc DUGAIN
international panorama jury
President of the jury: Anne BEREST
Sofia ESSAÏDI, Sophie DERASPE, Roni ALTER, Eshref REYBROUCK, Greer SIMPKIN
Michael HIRST, Nathalie BAYE, Mathieu KASSOVITZ, Isabelle NANTY
opening / closing
After Call my agent, and after discovering the first images in our last edition, here is Fanny Herrero’s new creation on the big screen on the day of its worldwide launch on Netflix, about the joys and sorrows of a group of stand-up performers in a small Parisian club.
On the night of 5 to 6 December 1986, 22 year-old Malik Oussekine is beaten to death by police. Oussekine is a 4-episode mini series about the Oussekine family’s combat. It goes back through their destiny, hopes and disillusions and paints the portrait of a country in turmoil.
LE MONDE DE DEMAIN
ARTE / NETFLIX
Through the destiny of the young Kool Shen, JoeyStarr and DJ S, future leaders of the French band NTM, of Dee Nasty, a DJ who pioneered Hip-Hop and rap in France, of B atrice, a young rebellious woman who isn’t afraid of anything, and Lady V, a teenage dancer and graffiti artist, Le Monde de demain invites us to explore the birth of the French Hip-Hop mouvement in the 80’s. A joyful, rebellious and explosive saga, depicting how the French youth created a from of free expression. Directed by Katell Quill v r and H lier Cisterne, a musical series about the beginnings of a cultural revolution.
In the Mopti region of Mali, Lieutenant Anaïs Collet’s section, deployed as part of Operation Barkhane, is dedicated to tracking down terrorists. An ambush with dramatic consequences rekindles tensions between the military and the Malian population, which is less accepting of the French presence. In a country where armed terrorist groups are proliferating, the French army has to compose a complex partition whose stake is to avoid the proclamation of a caliphate in the Sahel.
Who are these young soldiers serving under the French flag, who risk their lives to protect our own?
A dive into the love and religious affair of a rebellious teenager in an ultra-Orthodox community where a war of succession is being played out between two brothers.
An investigative journalistic thriller about cross-border trafficking in Europe, inspired by the case of horse meat illegally included in food products.
The striking portrait of a tormented prison warden played by Luca Zingaretti (Commissioner Montalbano), making his own laws over the inmates and their guards, by the co-writer of Gomorra and the director of 1992.
THE BIRTH of
DANIEL F. HARRIS
When Danny was a baby, his mum was killed in a car crash. Overwhelmed with grief, his dad Steve bought a house in the middle of nowhere and locked Danny in, telling him the world outside was full of monsters waiting to take him away. But when Danny turns eighteen his whole world explodes in an instant and he has to come to terms with a new world he never knew existed. And find the real monster – the one that killed his mum.
Sky / HBO / OCS
BILLY THE KID
United States of America
EPIX Studios and MGM International
Television Productions in association
with Viaplay (NENT’S Viaplay / EPIX)
An epic romantic adventure based on the life of Billy the Kid, also known as William H. Bonney – from his humble Irish roots and his early days as a cowboy and gunslinger in the American frontier, to his pivotal role in the Lincoln County War and beyond.
WE OWN THIS CITY
United States of America
HBO / OCS
From George Pelecanos and David Simon, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, and based on the book by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton, WE OWN THIS CITY chronicles the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force and the corruption and moral collapse that befell an American city in which the policies of drug prohibition and mass arrest were championed at the expense of actual police work.
ARTE / NETFLIX
Adrien Winckler is a struggling novelist who works as a ghostwriter to make ends meet. At the dusk of his life, Albert Desiderio, a humble retired man, decides to hire Adrien to write his memoirs. But the amazing love story Albert shared with Solange during the 70’s turns out to be the confession of a serial killers couple.
France / Switzerland
France Télévisions / RTS
The ski season is coming to an end at Les Cimes, vacationers are leaving, the snow is melting… and it uncovers the body of a woman murdered in a gruesome yet intriguing way. Swiss detective Sterenn Peiry is assigned to the invesgation, joined by French detective Lyes Bouaouni because a corpse has been found With the same gloomy staging in France. While the mystery gets thicker, Sterenn finds out her son accidentally killed his girlfriend in a car crash. Her life turns upside down: how far will she go to protect her son?
The graduation results have been published, kicking off the vacation for Hanane, Maïssa and Ambre — three besties Who grew up in the same projects. This summer is all about first loves, plans for the future and breaking into adulthood. But when Hanane’s brother Djamel is attacked and found unconscious, the three girlfriends have no choice but to investigate. Grappling With flaky boyfriends, overwhelmed parents and ticked off dealers, Hanane, Maïssa and Ambre will have to rely on their friendship more than ever.
Sasha Dalca is the new high school girl. However until two weeks ago, Sasha was a boy. In fact Sasha hides a secret in her viscera: she was born intersex. Her parents always hid it from her. In fact, how to have the conversation that will explain to your Child that you did not manage to make him totally boy? At the age when we dream of having sex for the first time, Sasha has a few weeks to find out Who she is and what she wants, and to decide if she is going to have surgery. But until then, no one must discover her secret.
He is Franck Sharko, a crabby cop at the end of his rope. She is Lucie Henebelle, a lieutenant on the anti-crime squad obsessed with evil. Sharko and Lucie investigate top-secret scientific experiments and programs. What if our worst nightmares about 21st century science were actually true? An adaptation of Franck Thilliez’s best-selling thriller.
tHE AEROBICS PROJECT
An offbeat pop show about female empowerment… and spies! It’s the early Eighties near Toulouse, the birthplace of France’s aeronautic industry. The daily routine of Karine, a housewife in her forties, is upended by the arrival of a new neighbor – Jane, freshly arrived from the US. She brings a breath of modernity into the small residential suburb… and the gym too, introducing Karine and her friends to aerobics! But behind her smiles and shiny leotards, Jane seems very interested in Project 37, a top-secret endeavor run by Karine’s husband Didier. Could there be more to Jane than meets the eye?
the dark heart
After The Guilty, a new psychological thriller brilliantly directed by Gustav Möller, about a young woman who falls in love with the son of her father’s sworn enemy while trying to regain control of their logging operation.
CHILDREN IN THE WOODS
A social and resolutely modern thriller that takes us behind the scenes of the dark web and a fragmented Israeli society with humanity.
VRT / ÉÉN / NETFLIX
An addictive time-shifting series about a group of friends’ summer reunion that turns into a nightmare when a 30-year-old secret resurfaces.
France / Belgium
RTBF / ARTE
Born at Series Mania Forum, a dark and slapstick tragi-comedy about an insurance scam in a small town on the French-Belgian border.
Last summers of the raspberries
Between laughter and tears, a widow who inherits a farm must deal with her invasive in-laws and seasonal workers. Directed by Philippe Falardeau and written by Florence Longpré (M’entends-tu?) and Suzie Bouchard.
AMC+/ RTÉ / VIAPLAY /
BRON STUDIOS / HEADLINE PICTURES
A Dublin based crime drama, centered around an extended family of criminals who are embroiled in a gangland war against an International cartel they can’t possibly defeat, but they have something the cartel does not: the unbreakable bonds of blood and family… they are kin.
FUNERAL FOR A DOG
A journalist meets up with a reclusive author to write his biography, and as they talk, they embark on a romantic and sensual epic around the world.
BRITBOX (UK) / PBS (US)
United States of America
HBO MAX / Distributed by PARAMOUNT GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION GROUP
Independent production shot in 2020 during the first Berlin confinement, a sensitive anthology about the daily life of several families whose destiny is turned upside down by the events.
Choral story of a not so distant reality, filmed by several Colombian filmmakers and set in 2023 in Colombia, where the water war completely divides the country.
BBC / CANAL+
A young city boy travels to the wild rivers of the mountainous Altai in search of his brother, who disappeared during the ruthless Chinese gold rush of the 1980s.
The lives of four childhood friends, Bilal, Romane, Sam and Victor, are seriously disrupted when a mysterious event separates them, sending them into parallel dimensions. They try to understand what happened and strive to turn the clocks back, in order to return to their “former” world.
STARZ / STARZPLAY
SKY / HBO Max / CANAL+
New Season premieres
hpi (season 2)
l’opéra (season 2)
IN TREATMENT (season 2)
ARTE / Disney +
doc : NELLE TUE MANI (season 2)
RAI 1 / TF1
bridgerton (season 2)
United States of America
atlanta (season 3)
United States of America
FX / OCS
sEries mania cult SCREENING and documentaries
the art of television (season 3)
It’s Richard’s first day as a police officer. That same evening, two strange lights collide in the sky…
A slacker discovers his gift for exposing insurance scams in this biting, politically incorrect satire.
all my friends are racist
Thinking they’re doing the right thing, two aboriginal millennials decide to expose the ordinary racism of those around them, and fall from grace.
A screenwriter running out of ideas is inspired by her accidental encounter with a dark, handsome man in this modern, romantic mise en abyme.
Love, passion and betrayal, we go through all the feelings in this delicious parody of Portuguese telenovelas.
short FORMS competition
Outlaw is a drama series about a young man’s fight for his place in life. Mohammed lives a calm and steady life with his girlfriend Ida but loses everything as he is charged with armed robbery and remanded in custody. He experiences racism and betrayal and with time he loses faith in his dreams. He is later introduced to a new community which gives him a feeling of belonging meanwhile he distances himself further from his old life. The series is based on true events.
WELCOME TO SOULSHINE
A black comedy about the dark side of content moderation on social networks.
Seasonal lifeguards at a Scottish provincial pool, two former high school friends meet and bond.
6.30 PM, nEW sEASON
Arnaud and Judith are actors. They play Éric and Mélissa in the series 18h30, which follows two colleagues who develop feelings for each other. A paradox for our two protagonists, who are a couple, but on a break. Although Arnaud and Judith initially see this shoot as a second chance, it gradually turns into an opportunity for them to answer a question that is both simple and extremely complicated: how can they say goodbye?
In the wake of Skam, a series about the cruelty of adolescence and the high school years.
palacio de los gansos
A quaint comedy about a bipolar young woman and the woman who claims to be her therapist, set in an iconic residence in Buenos Aires.
A portrait photographer invites women into her studio, encourages them to confide in front of the camera and pushes us to our limits.
An anthology tending towards magic realism, on the social realities of this multifaceted city-state.