Towards Tenderness

Director: Alice Diop
Country: France
Year: 2016
Running Time: 40 min.
Language: French with English subtitles

To Tenderness

An intimate exploration of a masculine territory in a French suburb, Towards Tenderness follows a group of vagrant men, while a universe is revealed where female bodies are nothing more than ghostly and virtual silhouettes.

About the Director

Alice Diop

alice-diopBiography: In 2011, Alice Diop’s feature documentary Danton’s Death won the Library Award at the Cinéma du Réel Festival as well as the Etoile de la Scam 2012 Award. Shot in 2015, Towards Tenderness did its World Premiere at Creteil Women International Film Festival and its US Premiere at NYAFF.

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Towards Tenderness (2016)

Danton’s Death (2011)
Towards Tenderness (2016)