FRANCE / First French showing of the documentary “Spartans”


The CMCA, in collaboration with the Swiss Consulate in Marseille, the Alcazar Library, Akka Films, France Télévisions, RTS (Radio Télévision Suisse) and Mission Film Distributors is organizing the first screening in France of Nicolas Wadimoff‘s 2014 Swiss documentary “Spartans” (winner of several awards in North America and Europe).

The screening will take place on Friday, November 13th at 8:00pm at the Alcazar Library (conference room), and will be followed by a discussion with the director. Free admission, within the limits of available places.

Spartans” is about Yvan Sorel, 24, a loner and self-made man. He runs an MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) club in a district of north Marseilles abandoned by the French state long ago. A champion, who carried the colours of France without any help, now an instructor, teaching kids from this tough neighbourhood respect and tolerance though sport.

Nicolas Wadimoff’s “Spartiates” will be screened followed by a discussion with the director on Friday November 13th at 8:00pm at the Alcazar Library, 58 cours Belsunce, 13001 MARSEILLE


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