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Cannes Film Festival makes space for Andrew Steggall's Departure along with Abel Ferrara's Alive in France

By Rosslyn Hyams

In this month's Cinefile, Rosslyn Hyams talks to director Andrew Steggall about his poetic coming-of-age film Departure, and to Dounia Sichov about her dual role in the rock-music documentary Alive in France directed by Abel Ferrara films, as well as her directorial debut project. Maria-Carolina Pina from RFI's Spanish-language service reveals what appeals in a Latin American feature directed by two women from Argentina and Chile.

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