2019 Mobile Film Festival 

This week we focus on last year’s One-Minute Mobile Films that inspired Edinburgh College of Art students to create French Film Festival award-winning posters. On the theme of stand up 4 human rights, the Paris-based Mobile Film Festival ran in conjunction with our main Festival and the one-minute films inspiring the posters are available to watch on YouTube. The winning posters were shown at Edinburgh Filmhouse and prizes were awarded on the opening night.

The winning posters are shown alongside each of the films below. To find out more, why not a look at the short video we created on the evening of the awards, with interviews with some of the winners.

Our focus for the next Mobile Film Festival is #ActNow on Climate Change – look our for our newsletters next month when we’ll bring you all the details.

A Single Child


Un enfant seul

Dir Philippe Kamano

Poster by Hollie Joiner

Karim is a nine-year-old orphan who doesn’t go to school, but spends his days going through rubbish to find metals which he can sell to feed himself. At night, he finds shelter where he can.

Dir Philippe Kamano | 2019 | Guinea.



Pulp Fiction


Pulpe fiction

Dir Janek Tarkowski

Poster by Heidi Tamminen

Which luscious candidate will win the beauty contest? With tongue in cheek, Pulp Fiction calls to mind the importance and beauty of the right to be different.

Dir Janek Tarkowski| 2019 | France.



Maybe Tomorrow


Demain peut-être

Dir Nicolas Khamsopha

Poster by Shihui Shen

One morning, a 23-year-old woman is trying on different outfits. She hesitates about which one to choose, fearing harassment or assaults when she goes out. Between each outfit, she imagines a potential scenario.

Winner of the Award for Best Actress.

Dir Nicolas Khamsopha| 2019 | France.






À mi-chemin

Dir Lucie Bourdeu

Poster by Yuying Chan

A day in the life of a wheelchair-bound man trying to get around in the 11th district of Paris.

Dir Lucie Bourdeu | 2019 | France.





Poster by Paula Convery

Annisa, a Muslim teenager in an Islamic boarding school, is secretly attracted to her roommate. When her parents find out, they force her to marry, thinking it might make her normal.

Winner of the Grand Prize International.


MFF 2018

Human rights was the theme of the 2018 Paris-based Mobile Film Festival (which went on to become our theme in 2019). It was organised in partnership with YouTube Creators for Change, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the European Union. It was part of the 2018 celebrations for the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The complete playlist for MFF 2018 Stand up 4 Human Rights is available to watch on YouTube.




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