two films to watch with the family

Last December, Prince Albert and his children went to see a screening of two beautiful feature films: “GOGO” and “Naïs au pays des loups”.

The holiday season is the perfect time to have a good time with the family. As a change from familiar, perhaps too familiar, Christmas movies, here are two films that have received the Royal Seal of Approval from Prince Albert and his twins.

© Photo Eric Mathon / Prince’s Palace

Education and nature are in the spotlight

“GOGO”, directed by Pascal Plisson, was screened at the Grimaldi Forum on November 29, within the framework of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child. It tells the incredible story of “the oldest schoolgirl in the world” (“gogo” means “grandmother” in Swahili), who goes to school at the ripe age of 90.

There is a strong message in favor of education, especially for Kenyan girls who are too often forced into marriage and are not welcome in class.

Another film to watch: “Naïs au pays des loups”, a documentary supported by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, through the Human-Wildlife Initiative. It was screened on December 14 at the Cinéma des Beaux-Arts, in the presence of Prince Albert and his children.

The pitch: Rémy Masséglia and Naïs, his daughter now aged 4, lived for two years in the wild nature of the Mercantour. The fascinating film follows them in contact with wolves …

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