FROM 8 MAY 2020
Award-winning short films available now on YouTube
|If you enjoy watching short films we’re sure you’ll love our selection of French titles that you can watch for free on YouTube. They’re all films about friendship, with titles to suit all age groups, so there should be something for everyone.|
Dir Jerôme Roumagne
Eighteen-year old Antoine is a talented athlete but is advised to give up because of cystic fibrosis. A cantankerous old woman refuses to do what she is told. Neither can see why others want them to continue living. Together they take matters into their own hands.
Winner, Best Student Film, Reno Tahoe International Film Festival USA 2017
Dir Jerôme Roumagne | 2016 | France | 16 mins | French with English subtitles.
Dir Guillaume Desjardins
Juliette has a rare illness – an excess of empathy. When her parents see her helping a homeless person yet again they take her to a special rehabilitation centre.
Dir Guillaume Desjardins | 2016 | France | 11 mins | French with English subtitles.
Espoir à deux
Dir Cheick Oumar Sissoko
Annie has just learned she is HIV positive. Distraught, she visits a friend who tries to calm her, at first to no avail. In Haitian French Creole, with English subtitles. Part of The Global Trust series Scenarios du Sahel, an HIV/AIDS prevention project for adolescents and young adults in Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger. The best ideas from under-24- year olds were made into video spots by leading local filmmakers.
Dir Cheick Oumar Sissoko | 2001 | Burkina Faso, Mali | 6 mins
Little Nicolas: The Apple Tart
Le petit Nicolas : la tarte aux pommes
M6 Series Dir Arnaud Bouron
Nicolas’ mother allows him to have friends round to play and promises them homemade apple tart if they are good. They do their best but….
Created by René Goscinny and Jean-Jacques Sempé
M6 Series Dir Arnaud Bouron | 2012 | France | 12 mins | French with English subtitles.
Dirs Thomas Bourdis, Martin de Coudenhove, Caroline Domergue, Colin Laubry, Florian Vecchione
Two climbers struggle to get a statue of the Virgin Mary to the top of a high mountain peak. Animation, no dialogue.
Winner, Best Short Film, Angouleme French Film Festival 2014.
Winner, best 3D animation student film, Paris Courts Devant 2013.
Dirs Thomas Bourdis, Martin de Coudenhove, Caroline Domergue, Colin Laubry, Florian Vecchione | 2013 | France | 7 mins.
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