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English title: Aya
Original title: Aya
German title: Aya
Belgium, France, 2021

Director: Coulibaly Gillard, Simon
Production company: Michigan Films, Kidam
Co-producers: RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge Francophone, Shelter, Dérives
Age recommendation: 13 years and up
Length: 90 min.
Film genre: Hybrid Docufiction

Aya grows up with her mother on the island of Lahou. Joyful and carefree, she likes to pick coconuts and sleep on the sand. However, her paradise is doomed to disappear under the waters. As the waves threaten her house, Aya makes a choice: the sea can rise, but she will not leave her island.

Cannes 2021 (awarded), Olympia CFF Pyrgos 2021 (special mention), Cine Junior CFF Val-de-Marne 2022 (awarded), Cinema in Sneakers CFF Warsaw 2022

World sales address/es:
Taskovski Films (GB)