Film Archive

Cargo Cult

Animated Film
France
2013
8 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Ron Dyens
Bastien Dubois
On the Papua coast, in the middle of the Pacific War, some Papuans are appealing to the magnanimity of the Cargo god by elaborating a new ritual. “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” said Arthur C. Clarke.

Hollow Land

Animated Film
Canada,
Denmark,
France
2013
14 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Marie Bro, Dora Benousilio, Marc Bertrand
Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot
Uri Kranot
Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Normand Roger, Pierre Yves Drapeau
Solomon and Berta are two seekers who arrive – their treasured bathtub improbably in tow – in a land that promises respite from their many journeys. From the first optimistic moments after their arrival, to the final haunting scene at sea, the film captures the state of being displaced – whether by circumstance or by choice.

Kiki of Montparnasse

Animadoc
France
2013
15 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Olivier Catherin, Serge Elissalde
Amélie Harrault
Olivier Daviaud
Rodolphe Ploquin
Lucile Duchemin, Serge Elissalde, Amélie Harrault
Amélie Harrault
Yan Volsy
Kiki de Montparnasse was the muse of major avant-garde painters of the early twentieth century. Memorable witness of a flamboyant Montparnasse, she emancipated from her status as a simple model and became a Queen of the Night, a painter, a press cartoonist, a writer and a cabaret singer.

Sea of Letters

Animadoc
France
2013
5 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Renaud Perrin
Renaud Perrin, Julien Telle
John Deneuve
A line of water comes to life on a stone surface and fades away. The story evokes the fate of a Spanish refugee in Marseille at the end of the 1930's. The water evaporates suggesting the remoteness and oblivion reflected in the letters that never reached their destination.



Honorary Mention in the International Competition Animated Film 2013

Tongue-Tied

Animated Film
France
2012
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Annick Teninge
Lucrèce Andreae
The men and women have only a few minutes to shine. They sit down at a table, talk a while and move to the next partner. The rules of Speed Dating are clear and strict. But will the participants find what they are looking for?

Women’s Letters

Animated Film
France
2013
11 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Gilbert Hus, Luc Camilli
Augusto Zanovello
Christian Perret
Cyril Maddalena
Étienne Jeantet
Elodie Ponçon, Patricia Sourdes, Ignacio de Marco, Augusto Zanovello
Augusto Zanovello, Jean-Charles Finck, Arnaud Béchet
Samuel Beaucamps
On the battlefields of the First World War the medic Simon treats the infantry soldiers with love letters. He himself seems to be immune to guns and bullets. Thinking of his female war pen pal all the time seems to protect him. But death enters unexpectedly. Can written words even begin to ease the pain?