Vers la tendresse (Towards Tenderness)
Alice Diop, 2016, 39 min
This documentary examines the lives of four men in the Parisian projects. Through their individual everyday accounts, they unveil rarely breached depths of manhood and masculinity. Its director, Alice Diop, is one of two black female directors to have won a César award in the Best Short Film category. During her acceptance speech, Diop dedicated her award to the youth and victims of police brutality in France.