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Festival Short Films
Si yen a quça dérange
When school gets out, Zebula goes about her
day. Just make sure you dont get in her way!
Ces Jours heureux
Everyone has experienced summer camp departures
: the anxious parents, worried kids, and inexperienced counselors
. . .
Two very different opponents square off in
this boxing match. These half-human, half-cartoon characters make
this film truly an original work of art . . . not only from the
point of view of context but also for its visual effect.
Its 1943. In a small French village of
occupied France, a part of the war seems to rest on the shoulders
of a sympathetic barber. The Nazi officer who he is shaving is at
We might never know why this young man stepped
into the taxi that night, but the brief time he spent with the cab
driver suddenly becomes meaningful to these two men. This taxi "going
nowhere" embarks on an intimate route: the discovery of one
Mon prince viendra
Nathalie is approaching adulthood. While her
friend Caroline is content to wait for her "Prince Charming",
Nathalie is impatient. Armed with her camera, she decides to pursue
her man. The reality of her desires soon catches up with her and
puts her face-to-face with her destiny.
Nouvelle de la tour L
One night, just outside apartment building
L in the projects, a man is waiting. Somebody else comes and asks
for some chocolate. A discussion begins.
Petites histoires de reins du tout
For young children who are confronted with
disease, role-playing gives them an opportunity to express their
concerns: the agonies of dialysis and waiting for a kidney transplant;
their experiences at school, with their families, and in the hospital;
their friendships and the intolerance; the joys and the tenderness.
These are serious topics addressed in the language of children for
as well as adults.
Why this film?
In life, some of us row.
Au premier dimanche daoût
By successive strokes, this film
paints the portrait of a village during its annual summer dance.
From dusk to dawn, the music spreads its rhythms, tangos and waltzes
. . . revealing the dancers, the elderly and the youngsters, the
kids laughing and scurrying between the adults legs, the drinkers,
the lovers, the fighters, and the timid . . .