November 12: NO DOGS AND ITALIANS ALLOWED (2021) by Alain Ughetto | #ArtCinemaDay

5.00pm | Sunday, November 12, 2023. | Alliance Française Lagos, 9 Osborne Road, Ikoyi Free Entry

For our next screening, we can’t wait to share the beautiful documentary by Alain Ughetto with you. Join us on November 12 as we screen NO DOGS AND ITALIANS ALLOWED (Interdit aux chiens et aux Italiens). The stop-motion animation film is based on the true life story of the director’s family as migrants in France. It spirals through personal stories of love, labour, loss, war, and paradise. A must-see for fans of animation, global war history and unique storytelling.
The event will start with the screening of TOMATI (2021) and PTD (2022), two acclaimed stop motion animation short films by Esther Kemi Gbadamosi, who will also be joining us for the post-screening Q & A.
You don’t want to miss any of it! See you there!
Screening starts at 5pm prompt (doors open at 4.30pm) on Sunday, November 12 at Alliance Française Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre. Entry is free.

The screening is in partnership with Alliance Française/Mike Adenuga Centre and takes place in the context of the European Arthouse Cinema Day.

Early 20th century, Northern Italy. The Ughetto family, living through difficult times, dreams of a better future abroad. The story tells of Luigi Ughetto crossing the Alps to start a new life in France, thus changing the destiny of his beloved family forever. His grandson travels back in time revisiting their history, in an intimate dialogue with his grandmother Cesira.

Genre: Stop-motion animation, documentary
Running time: 70 minutes
Language(s): Italian and French with English subtitles
Director: Alain Ughetto
Voices: Ariane Ascaride, Alain Ughetto, Stefano Paganini
Writers: Alain Ughetto, Alexis Galmot, Anne Paschetta
Animation: Elie Chapuis, Marjolaine Parot
Cinematography: Fabien Drouet, Sara Sponga
Music: Nicola Piovani
Editor: Denis Leborgne
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium
Year: 2021
Age Rating: 10+

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Alliance Française de Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre (or @af.lagos) is a Nigerian-run non-profit institution dedicated to the promotion of French language and francophone cultures, which also provides support to the local arts community. It provides French language classes and promotes an alternative model for culture.