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Ain’t No Time for Women

Y’a pas d’heure pour les femmes
Sarra El Abed
International Competition Short Film 2020
Documentary Film
Canada
2020
19 minutes
Arabic,
French
subtitles: 
English

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Sarra El Abed
Isabelle Grignon-Francke
Pierre Brouillette-Hamelin
Pierre Brouillette-Hamelin
Pierre Brouillette-Hamelin
Catherine Lefebvre
Jordan Choinière
Ilyaa Ghafouri
Ilyaa Ghafouri

The hairdressing salon “Saïda” is a space where people speak openly, laugh and argue. The subject rarely is hair. In the run-up to the presidential elections in Tunisia the shop turns into a political arena where the women – young or old, conservative or with a modern outlook – indulge in discussions about the pros and cons of the candidates. Their clever and witty statements reflect a young democracy with all its rifts and fault lines.

Luc-Carolin Ziemann
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Witty
Redistribution and Having a Say
State of the World
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Alice’s Four Stories

Les quatre récits d’Alice
Myriam Jacob-Allard
International Competition Short Film 2020
Documentary Film
Canada
2019
5 minutes
French
subtitles: 
English

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Myriam Jacob-Allard
Myriam Jacob-Allard
Myriam Jacob-Allard
Myriam Jacob-Allard
Myriam Jacob-Allard
Myriam Jacob-Allard
Myriam Jacob-Allard
Bruno Bélanger
Claire Jacob
Myriam Jacob-Allard
Sylvain Cossette
Alice Gervais

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Testimony versus “prosthetic memory”: The director dubs the sound recordings of her grandmother, collected over a period of ten years, in which the old lady recaps her encounter with a tornado as a child, in front of a green screen. While the details of her memories change through repeated narration over time, the found footage from feature and disaster films, weather reports and landscape images suggests a mediatised participation in the events.

Borjana Gaković
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Family Ties
Witty
Poetry and Crossing Boundaries
Small Worlds, Big People
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Kids DOK 2020
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Just for the Record Vojin Vasović
The small recording device REC is startled by its own voice. Tirelessly REC tries to attract a bird to record its beautiful song.
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Just for the Record

Just for the Record
Vojin Vasović
Kids DOK 2020
Animated Film
Canada,
Serbia
2020
7 minutes
without dialogue
subtitles: 
None

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Vojin Vasović
Senka Radivojević
Vojin Vasović
Stevan Mitrović
Ivan Vasiljević
Georg Gruber
Canada Council for the Arts
Vojin Vasović
Vojin Vasović
Nikola Stepković
Mladen Nikolić
Marko Kovačević
Vladimir Kerkez
Dalibor Bekerević
Senka Radivojević
Vojin Vasović

The small recording device named REC lives all alone in an abandoned attic when a bird appears at the window. REC is really excited and wants to talk to it. But when the bird hears REC’s “voice” it flies away in terror. Now REC tries everything to record the bird’s beautiful song. Time is running out, because its battery will soon be exhausted.

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Re-Visions 2020
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The Hat Michèle Cournoyer
Drawings of fragile girls’ bodies from which the silhouettes of massive men emerge devouring each other – forever unerasable innermost images of a rape.
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The Hat

Le chapeau
Michèle Cournoyer
Re-Visions 2020
Animated Film
Canada
1999
7 minutes
without dialogue
subtitles: 
None

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Michèle Cournoyer
Thérèse Descary
Pierre Hébert
National Film Board of Canada
Michèle Cournoyer
Michèle Cournoyer
Fernand Bélanger
Jean Derome
Fernand Bélanger
Esther Auger
Jean Derome
Éric Séguin

Emanations of a nightmare. Drawings of fragile girls’ bodies from which the silhouettes of massive men emerge devouring each other. Obsessive images from the inner perspective of a nude dancer during her performance. Shreds of acoustic memories of sexual abuse. And always recurring: the rapist in a hat, the forever unerasable unreal reality.

Ralph Eue
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Redistribution and Having a Say
Kids DOK 2020
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What About Our Future? Jaime Leigh Gianopoulos, Cláudio Cruz
A film observation about the Vancouver “Sustainabiliteens” and their life between school, friends and climate activism. They are raising their voices for a system change.
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What About Our Future?

What About Our Future?
Jaime Leigh Gianopoulos, Cláudio Cruz
Kids DOK 2020
Documentary Film
Canada
2020
24 minutes
English
subtitles: 
None

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Jaime Leigh Gianopoulos
Cláudio Cruz
Jaime Leigh Gianopoulos
Jen Muranetz
Jaime Leigh Gianopoulos
Jaime Leigh Gianopoulos

In 2019, the “Sustainabiliteens” from Vancouver mobilized more than 150,000 people to march against climate destruction. The film gives insights into the teenagers’ everyday life which is determined not only by school, friends and families, but also by the climate crisis and activism. Taking things into their own hands gives them strength: “We are unstoppable, another world is possible.”

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Intervening Nature
State of the World