Johanna Makabi / France / 14 mins / French / Rating 15 / UK Premiere
Content Notes: This screening is geo-blocked to the UK region only.
Grace, 8, hates her neighbourhood, she hates cheerleading, and today, she decided to join her father in space.
About the Director
Born and raised in Paris by Senegalese and Congolese parents, Johanna Makabi is a filmmaker, writer, and producer. Her first short documentary film, Méduses, Afro Hair and Other Myths, which she also produced, won several prizes and was screened in festivals around the world.
After graduating in Film Studies at La Sorbonne and in Anthropology and Documentary from the Jean Rouch Master program in Nanterre, Johanna began to work as a casting director and writer. She has worked on Maïmouna Doucouré’s Cuties (Mignonnes, 2020) and for various brands such as Nike, Puma, and Carhartt.
Friday 11th November 2022 / 6pm for 10 days / Online
Grace is screening as part of: