New French Shorts 2020
Directed by Marine Levéel and Benjamin Crotty and Foued Mansour and Marion Lacourt and Cecilia de Arce and Vasilis Kekatos and Clémence Poésy
This showcase of some of the most exciting new cinematic voices from France runs the gamut from animation to romance to absurdist comedy. Revel in these petite Gallic pleasures, including award winners from Cannes, Locarno, and Palm Springs ShortFest. New French Shorts 2020 is made available through Young French Cinema, a program of UniFrance and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
Ahmed's Song (Foued Mansour, 30m)
Sheep, Wolf, and a Cup of Tea... (Marion Lacourt, 12m)
Tuesday from 8 to 6 (Cecilia de Arce, 26m)
The Distance Between Us and the Sky (Vasilis Kekatos, 9m)
The Tears Thing (Clémence Poésy, 25m)
Magnetic Harvest (Marine Levéel, 24m)
Bonus: The Glorious Acceptance Speech of Nicolas Chauvin (Benjamin Crotty, 26m)
"France has always been the heart of cinematic art... The seven short films have a remarkable, multicultural range."
"The eclectic lineup... tick[s] several familiar boxes of great entertainment, all wrapped in an artistically-minded 2-hour package."