Virtual Screening
New French Shorts 2021

NYC Premiere

June 2021
Available on Kino Marquee

FIAF presents the exclusive virtual theatrical release in New York City of New French Shorts 2021, a feature-length program of delightful, funny, charming, and provocative festival favorite French shorts.

This showcase of some of the most exciting new cinematic voices from France includes the Oscar-nominated animated short Genius Loci and the Cesar winner So What If Goats Die?

Running Time: 135 minutes
Language: In French, Arabic, and Berber with English subtitles

Program

Genius Loci
Dir. Adrien Mérigeau, 2019, 16 min
Nominee for Best Animated Short at the 2021 Academy Awards

By a Hair
Pile Poil
Dir. Lauriane Escaffre and Yvonnick Muller, 2018, 21 min
Winner, Best short film at the 2020 Cesar Awards

Haute cuisine
Nouvelle Saveur
Dir. Merryl Roche, 2019, 24 min
Official Selection: 2020 Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival

So What if the Goats Die
Qu’importe si les bêtes meurent
Dir. Sofia Alaoui, 2019, 23 min
Winner, Best short film at the 2021 Cesar Awards

And then the Bear
L’heure de l’ours
Dir. Agnès Patron, 2019, 14 min
Winner, Best Animated Short Film at the 2021 César Awards

Sukar
Dir. Ilias El Faris, 2019, 10 min

Olla
Dir. Ariane Labed, 2019, 27 min
Winner, Grand Prix at the 2020 Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival