Closing Night - Jacky in the Kingdom of Women
The Fox Theatre
2236 Queen St East
JACKY IN THE KINGDOM OF WOMEN Narrative – Feature Release Year: 2014 Runtime: 87 minutes Directed by: Riad Sattouf Country/Language: France / French (With English subtitles) Premiere: OntarioIn the People’s Democratic Republic of Bubunne, it's the women who are in power, who give the orders and who fight the wars, while the men wear veils and look after the home. One of these men, Jacky, aged 20, has the same inaccessible fantasy as all the bachelors in the land to marry the Colonelle, daughter of the dictatrix known as the Generale, and have lots of daughters with her. But when the Generale decides to organize a grand ball to find a husband for her daughter, things look bad for Jacky. Mistreated by his aunt's family, he sees his dream start to slip away.Screening with…THE TRANSMISSION Release Year: 2015 Runtime: 4 minutes Directed by: Vadim Getz Country/Language: Russia / Russian (With English subtitles) Premiere: WorldA mysterious boy appears at a bedside of a passing away man to tell him that everything is just about to begin. The Proverb of returning back to where we all have come from.
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Jacky in the Kingdom of Women