Vanessa is in love with Rémi. Rémi is in love with Vanessa. The only damper: his bread won’t rise.
Dir Wilfried Méance I 2016 I France I 9 mins I Executive Producer Hilldale I Introduction and Q&A by Wilfried Méance
In the 1990s, Algerian terrorism invaded France. Two men. Two memories. Two identities. A confrontation.
(The question of Algeria and France is negotiated in a citizenship interview. Exclusion, identity, and immigration.)
Dir Sélim Azzazi I 2016 I France I 28 mins I Executive Producer Qualia Films
A woman tells her baby a lovely story. Like a fairytale, full of princes and princesses, she dips into her memories in order to transmit them to her family.
Dir Fabrice Bracq I 2017 I France I 15 mins I Int Sales Manifest I
Introduction and Q&A by Fabrice Bracq
Fourteen-year-old Marlon visits her mother in prison for the first time since she was incarcerated.
The girl, protected by her family and her entourage, nevertheless persists in believing that her mother is her childhood heroine.
Dir Jessica Palud I 2017 I France/Belgium I 19 mins I Executive Producer Punchline Cinema
Saigon, Vietnam. On the death of her mother, a young girl is forced to abandon her studies to take over the
family coffee stall. Faced with a radical change of life, loneliness and sorrow, she gradually loses her bearings.
Dirs Stéphanie Lansaque, François Leroy I 2015 I France I 15 mins I Int Sales L’Agence du Court Métrage
An artistic improvisation in real time carried out from day-to-day between September 15 and November 15, 2015, inspired by international events as taken from the pages of the French daily newspaper Libération.
Dir Donato Sansone I 2016 I France I 4 mins I Int Sales L’Autour de Minuit
A student waiting her friend is charmed by a stranger named Patrick and agrees to a date; when she leaves, her friend arrives and Patrick sets about seducing her as well. Brilliantly cynical about young love and the way men abuse it, featuring a youthful Jean-Claude Brialy. Here is one short film of the Nouvelle vague which perfectly captures the atmosphere of Paris of those times. See it conjunction with Redoubtable.