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FOREIGN AFFAIRS


Directed by Pasha RAFIY

With Jean ASSELBORN


Year: 2016
Original Version: Luxembourgish, English, German, French
Genre: Investigation, Culture
Running Time: 75min
Production companies: LES FILMS FAUVES (LU)

 
 

Synopsis

Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, attempts to make the voice of his small country heard in a world marked by major political crises that challenge both international relations and world peace.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS takes us both straight into the heart of global politics and the everyday life of “Jang”. We share his engagement with diplomacy and hope that he carries in his function as a politician, but also in the intimate moments of solitude that he experiences during his unrestrained race around the world.

 
 
 

Festival & Awards

VISIONS DU REEL - Nyon (Switzerland) - 2016 - Regard Neuf Section

Luxembourg City Film Festival 2016 - Hors Les Murs (Private Screening)

SHANGAI IFF - Shanghai (China) - 2016 - Luxembourg's movies highlight out of competition

FLAHERTINA - Perm (Russia) - 2016 - Official Competition 

OLDENBOURG - Oldenbourg (Germany) - 2016 - Official Competition

WAR ON SCREEN - Châlons en Champagne/Suippes (France) - 2016 - Official Competition

AM DOCS - Palm Springs (USA) - 2017 - Official Selection

ITINERANCES - Alès (France) - 2017 - Category Inédits Out of Competition

TROPHÉES FRANCOPHONE DU CINÉMA - Yaoundé, (Cameroun) - 2017 - Nomination Best Direction for Pasha Rafiy