Cécile Mouette Downs talked with Beth Ruyak on Insight, Capital Public Radio, about our upcoming 7th Winter French Short Film Screening. You can listen to the interview here!
LETTRES DE FEMMES (WOMEN’S LETTERS) BY AUGUSTO ZANOVELLO (11’) - ANIMATION - PREMIERE
On the front lines of WWI, Simon, a nurse, patches up wounded men with love letters.
Awards: International Festival of Animation of Saint-Petersburg (Multivision) 2013 – Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2013 – Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2014.
MARSEILLE LA NUIT (MARSEILLE BY NIGHT) BY MARIE MONGE (40’) PREMIERE
Now 25 years old, lifelong friends Elias & Teddy are getting tired of their lives as petty criminals. They dream of leaving their small town of Limoges for Marseille. One night, they meet Mona.
LES LÉZARDS (THE LIZARDS) BY VINCENT MARIETTE (14’40”) SFFF 2013
Léon has a blind date in a Turkish bath house. He goes with his friend Bruno and together they anxiously wait for the girl to appear...
Awards: COLCOA 2013 – Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series 2013.
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LA FUGUE (THE RUNAWAY) BY JEAN-BERNARD MARLIN (22’) PREMIERE
Lakdar, a counselor in a juvenile offenders’ home, accompanies Sabrina to court where she will be tried for an offense committed before she found a job and turned her life around…
Awards: Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2014 – Aix en Provence “Tous Courts” Short Film Festival 2013 – Lewen International Short Film Festival 2013 – Alcalá De Henares Film Festival 2013 – Drama International Short Film Festival 2013 – Rhode Island International Film Festival 2013 – Brussels Short Film Festival 2013 – International Film Festival of Berlin 2013 (Ours d’Or).
MADEMOISELLE KIKI ET LES MONTPARNOS (KIKI OF MONTPARNASSE) BY AMÉLIE HARRAULT (15’) - ANIMATION - PREMIERE
A colorful evocation of the 1920’s avant-garde Paris through the life of Alice Prin, better known as Kiki: muse, singer, actress, painter, and Queen of Montparnasse…
Awards: Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2013 – COLCOA 2013.
AVANT QUE DE TOUT PERDRE (JUST BEFORE LOSING EVERYTHING) BY XAVIER LEGRAND (30’) SFFF 2013
A suspenseful film about a woman and her two children trying to run away from her violent husband, with the help of her co-workers... One of the most talked about French short films of the year, nominated for an Oscar (good luck this Sunday!)
Awards: Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2013 - Prix Unifrance du Court Métrage 2013 - Brussels Short Film Festival 2013 - COLCOA 2013 – Leeds International Film Festival 2013 – Uppsala International Short Film Festival 2013 – Melbourne International Film Festival 2013 – Festival Ciné Premières de Groningue 2013.
Friday February 28
6pm: Doors open for Drinks (NO HOST BAR) &
French Pop with DJ Christophe -
7pm: Films Start.