FROM 12 FEBRUARY 2021
Last chance to catch this year’s MyFrenchFilmFestival
We hope you’ve been enjoying our top selections from this year’s MyFrenchFilmFestival. As there’s only a few days left of the Festival, we take a look at more of our favourites. From short films to features, and documentaries to animations, there’s something for everyone. They’re all available to watch until Monday 15 February.
Included in the line-up is Aurel’s haunting animation Josep, which was first screened at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival. Younger audiences will enjoy Javier Navarro Avilés‘ fantasy animation Dalia’s World, part of the official selection at this years Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
Remember, to watch all you need is a MyFrenchFilmFestival account. The short films are free to view, while there is a small fee for features. We hope you enjoy the films.
Dir Javier Navarro Avilés
Dalia is exploring her father’s tropical greenhouse. After taking a few pictures, she realises that she has lost sight of her father. A real tropical forest appears in front of her. Animation.
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (2021)
Director Javier Navarro Avilés
2019 | France | No dialogue | 3 mins
February 1939. Faced with so many Spanish republicans fleeing Franco’s dictatorship the French Government confines them to concentration camps. Despite being separated by barbed wire, two men strike up a close friendship: later the prison guard remembers this encounter with Catalan artist Josep Bartoli, who later settled in New York. Animation.
Cannes Film Festival (2020)
Voice Cast Sergi López, Bruno Solo, David Marsais, Gérard Hernandez, Valérie Lemercier, Thomas VDB, Silvia Pérez Cruz, François Morel, Sophia Aram, Alain Cauchi
2020 | France, Belgium, Spain | English subtitles | 74 mins
Dir Stéphane Riethauser
A grandmother and her grandson (the director) explore gender, sexuality, and the transmission of identity. Documentary.
Madrid International Documentary Film Festival (2019)
Winner – Grand Jury Prize
Director Stéphane Riethauser
Cast Caroline Della Beffa, Stéphane Riethauser
2019 | Switzerland | English subtitles | 94 mins
Dir François Vautier
At the core of nothingness, on the horizon of infinite space and unfathomable time, wanders an imposing geometrical form, delivering a mysterious message as its shape changes. Animation, VR Experience.
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma de Montréal (2020)
Director François Vautier
2020 | France | No dialogue | 8 mins
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