Award-Winning Senegalese Filmmaker Alain Gomis will be premiering\u00a0his new film \u2018F\u00e9licit\u00e9\u2019 at the Berlin International Film Festival. \u00a0The film is about a local bar singer living in the Congo city of Kinshasa. But one day\u00a0F\u00e9licit\u00e9\u2019s son is involved in a terrible motorcycle accident, and she has to travel between the gritty side town and affluent districts to raise money for her son's operation. A bar regular Tabu (Papi Mpaka) steps up to the plate to help, who soon becomes a part of her life. \u00a0This is his fourth feature film.\r\n\r\nAlain Gomis is no stranger to the film competition arena. \u00a0At the age of 26, he had already made three short films: Tourbillons, Tout le monde peut se tromper, and the documentary Caramels et chocolats. \u00a0His first feature film \u201cL\u2019Afrance,\u201d about young Senegalese men who faces residency issues while living in\u00a0Paris,\u00a0won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival. His\u00a0next film \u201cAndalucia,\u201d which premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2007. His last film \u201cAujourd\u2019hui (Tey),\u201d was\u00a0selected for competition at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival, won the Golden Stallion at Fespaco in 2013 and\u00a0was chosen as Senegal\u2019s entry for an Oscar\u00ae nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.\r\n\r\n\u2018F\u00e9licit\u00e9\u2019 will make its world premiere in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival on\u00a0Saturday, February 11 at 4 p.m. at the\u00a0Berlinale Palast. For more information, visit the official Berlinale website.\r\n\r\nCheck out the trailer for \u2018F\u00e9licit\u00e9\u2019\u00a0above.