25th Cascade Festival of African Films


Fièvres tells the tumultuous tale of a 13 year old boy, displaced and prone to violence, who learns that he has a father, after his mother is sent to prison. A social worker gives him a choice to go live with his father in a Parisian suburb or be placed in another foster home. Thus begins Benjamin’s life with an unknown father in an unknown country. Recipient of the Golden Stallion of Yennenga, top prize at the 2015 FESPACO film festival in Burkina Faso. Not suitable for young viewers.

Violence and adult themes.

In French with English subtitles.