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Date:
Friday, July 12, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
$9.50, call for discounts
Rating:
R
Length:
78 min.
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Young French Cinema 2019 Short Film Selection

The Young French Cinema program, presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and UniFrance, seeks to showcase rising French talents with a global vision, whose films incorporate wide-ranging cultural influences and subject matters. Most of the selected films in the 2019 program have premiered in 2018 in top international festivals.

KAPITALISTIS (KAPITALISTIS)

Director: 
Pablo Muñoz Gomez
Screenplay: 
Pablo Muñoz Gomez, Sarah Schenkel, Xavier Seron
Cast: 
Georges Siatidis, Nikolaos Sachas, Wim Willaert
Details: 2017. France, Belgium. 14 min. Comedy.

Rights holder: Origine Films

Synopsis: “Santa is capitalist. He brings toys to the rich kids and sweat shirts to the poor ones.” –Nikos, 5 years old

PAULINE ENSLAVED (PAULINE ASSERVIE)

Director: Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet

Screenplay: 
Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet
Cast: Sigrid Bouaziz, Anaïs Demoustier

Details: 
2018. France. 24 min. Comedy.
Rights holder: SHORTCUTS

Synopsis: Pauline has no news from Bruce, the married man whom she has an affair with. During her break in the countryside with her friend Violette, she will spend the whole stay waiting for a text message. Experimenting thousand stages of obsessive love.

LA PERSISTENTE (LA PERSISTENTE)

Director: Camille Lugan

Screenplay: 
Camille Lugan
Cast: 
Harold Torres, Angelina Woreth, Julien Drion
Details: 
2018. France. 22 min. Fiction.
Rights holder: Agence du court-métrage

Synopsis: A ski resort, somewhere in the French Pyrenees. Ivan only lives for his motorcycle—the sentient, loving, breathing La Persistente. When a local rival tears her away from him, Ivan’s obsession becomes to win her back.

THE VILLA (LES GRÂCIEUSES)

Director: 
Emmanuel Poulain-Arnaud
Screenplay: 
Emmanuel Poulain-Arnaud
Cast: 
Joséphine Draï, Adrianna Gradziel
Details: 
2017. France. 18 min. Fiction.
Rights holder: Fluxus Films

Synopsis: A real estate agent, a single mom on the verge of a breakdown, is showing her best villa to a Russian client who works for billionaires. Both must absolutely conclude a deal, even if they don’t speak the same language and find a real corpse in the closet.

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