Born in 1969, Boris Lojkine taught philosophy at the Aix-Marseille Université before he entered filmmaking. Initially he made documentary films inspired by his time in Vietnam. In 2013 he shot his first feature film Hope in Africa, which won the SACD prize during International Critics' Week in 2014. For Camille he received the Audience Award at the Locarno Film Festival 2019.
2005 LES ÂMES ERRANTES
2004 LES CHANTIERS DE LA COOPÉRATION
2001 CEUX QUI RESTENT
Camille, a young idealistic photojournalist, goes to the Central African Republic to cover the civil war that is brewing up. What she sees there will change her destiny forever. - By adopting the lead character’s first name for the film’s title, Boris Lojkine’s approach shows all its humility. More
The hope of a better life in Europe comes at a high price. Nigeria is separated from the gateway to Europe on the Moroccan coast by more than 3'000 kilometres. During a journey organised by smugglers through the Sahara, Hope, a young Nigerian, meets Cameroonian refugee Léonard. Although snubbed by him, Hope remains at his heels. She knows that Léonard is the only chance she has of surviving this journey. More