Virtual Screening
New French Shorts 2020

NYC Premiere

Tuesday, June 16–Monday, August 3, 2020
Stream on Kino Marquee

FIAF presents the exclusive virtual theatrical release in New York City of New French Shorts 2020.

This showcase of some of the most exciting new cinematic voices from France runs the gamut from animation to romance to absurdist comedy. The seven petite Gallic pleasures boast exceptional award-winning films from Cannes, Venice, Locarno, and Palm Springs ShortFest.

This special screening is presented in conjunction with FIAF’s popular summer cinema series: Burning Bright: New French Filmmakers (June 16–August 3) and FIAF’s Bastille Day Celebration (July 11–14).

Running Time: 152 minutes
Language: In French with English subtitles

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List of Shorts

Ahmed’s Song
Le chant d’Ahmed
Dir. Foued Mansour, 2018, 30 min
Winner of Bridging the Borders Award at the Palm Springs International ShortFest 2019

Sheep, Wolf and a Cup of Tea…
Moutons, Loup et tasse de thé
Dir. Marion Lacourt, 2019, 12 min
Official selection: 2019 Locarno Film Festival

Tuesday from 8 to 6
Mardi de 8 à 18
Dir. Cecilia de Arce, 2019, 26 min
Official selection: 2019 Cannes Critics Week

The Distance Between Us and the Sky
La Distance entre nous et le ciel
Dir. Vasilis Kekatos, 2019, 9 min
Winner of Short Film Palme d’Or and Queer Palme at Cannes 2019

The Tears Thing
Le Coup des larmes
Dir. Clémence Poésy, 2019, 25 min
Official selection: 2019 Venice Film Festival

Magnetic Harvest
La Traction des pôles
Dir. Marine Levéel, 2018, 24 min

The Glorious Acceptance of Nicolas Chauvin
Le Discours d’acceptation glorieux de Nicolas Chauvin
Dir. Benjamin Crotty, 2018, 26 min
Official selection: 2018 New York Film Festival
Winner of Mantarraya Award