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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

International Competition: Short Films - Programme 2

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Designed to support the next big names and offering spectators a new wave of talent, the three short film programmes (fiction, documentary and animation) presented at FIFF are the perfect opportunity to discover new cinematic movements straight out of Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
The short films selected for FIFF's 35th edition are grouped in programmes 1, 2 and 3 of the International Competition: Short Films.

Screenings in the presence of two directors: 22.07 at 12:00 and 23.07 at 15:15

Online Q&A with directors: 17.07 at 16:30, 18.07 at 11:30, 22.07 at 12:00 and 23.07 at 15:15

I Bit My Tongue Je me suis mordue la langue

A young Algerian woman who was raised in France returns to Tunis. Through a series of charming and enriching encounters with locals, she tries to reclaim the nuances of the mother tongue she has lost.

  • Nina Khada
    Filmobiography
  • documentary
  • TN, France
  • 2020
  • Swiss Premiere
2020 Editor: Les Divas du Taguerabt (documentary short)
2019 Editor: 143 Rue du Désert (documentary)
2015 Fatima (documentary short, awarded at Adana Film Festival)
2015 Editor: Parades (documentary short)
  • 25 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : French, Arabic,
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Cinematography
Nina Khada
Editing
Nina Khada
Music
Samir Mohellebi
Sound
Florent Fournier-Sicre
Alexandre Rameaux
Producer
Les Films Rouges
Les Films Rouges
Print Contact
Nina Khada

All the Time Hargez Gahi Hamisheh

The discovery of a shocking secret turns Toranj's life upside down. Doubt swirls, eventually erasing the line between the serious and the blithe. A gripping tale right until the final second.

2020 Master's degree in Dramatic Literature from Tehran Soureh University
2019 Actress: Jamshidieh
2016 Writer: Not Yet (short)
2013 Actress: Fish and Cat (awarded at FIFF 2014)
2013 Ava at the Age of Twelve (first short)
  • 15 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Persian
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Shadi Karamroudi
Cinematography
Hamed Hoseini Sangari
Editing
Pooyan Sholevar
Music
Adib Ghorbani
Sound
Zohre Aliakbari
Cast
Shadi Karamroudi
Paniz Esmaili
Producer
Arian Vazirdaftari
Arian Vazirdaftari
Print Contact
Arian Vazirdaftari

Live in Cloud-Cuckoo Land Mây nhưng không mưa

A man and woman fall in love, even though they have never met. As a wedding is being planned, their story and their bodies undergo a gradual metamorphosis. In competition at the Mostra di Venezia.

  • Vu Minh Nghia
    Phạm Hoàng Minh Thy
    Filmobiography
  • fiction
  • VN
  • 2020
  • Swiss Premiere

Pham Hoang Minh Thy

2021 Funeral of a Pine Tree (developing feature film)
2019 The Graduation of Edison (first short, selected at Singapore International Film Festival)
Vu Minh Nghia
2021 Bubble Era (developing feature film)
2018 Hey U! (short)

  • 19 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Vietnamese
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Phạm Hoàng Minh Thy
Vu Minh Nghia
Cinematography
Trân Châu Quôc Hung
Editing
Du’o’ng Đúc Lâm
Phạm Hoàng Minh Thy
Vu Minh Nghia
Music
Lu’u Quang Minh
Sound
Nguyên Hoàng Tùng
Producer
Vu Minh Nghia
Phạm Hoàng Minh Thy , Vu Minh Nghia & Pham Hoang Minh Thy
Vu Minh Nghia & Pham Hoang Minh Thy
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Vu Minh Nghia & Pham Hoang Minh Thy

Five Stars

A young woman flees her home and spends a bitter-sweet evening riding around on a motorcycle taxi. She finds comfort in the poetry of her (short-lived) escape and the young driver gives her a glimmer of hope.

2019 Tumhari Pam Pam (short)
Works as a filmmaker, actor and street photographer
Runs the Pakistani short film platform Chal Phir Cinema
  • 12 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Urdu
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Mehroz Amin
Muhammad Ali
Cinematography
Abubakar Butt
Editing
Nadeem Abbas Ch.
Music
Sofia Khan
Sound
Qumarosh Abbas Khan
Cast
Usama Javed
Howra Batool
Producer
Mehroz Amin, Chal Phir Cinema
Chal Phir Cinema
Print Contact
Chal Phir Cinema

Monsters Never Know

An uptight man drives for hours through the great wide open. Beside him, his son, trussed up. A family road trip with a difference and the feel of an oddball western. Two men on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

Studies at the Film Director Department of Beijing Film Academy
  • 16 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Chinese Regional Dialects
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Yang Ming
Cinematography
Yinghai Hu
Editing
Yang Ming
Music
Yichi Zhang
Sound
Borui Dong
Cast
Yang Ming
Narisu
Wang Gengqing
Chen Weitao
Producer
Jiali Ju
Shuai Li
Anran Zhao
Print Contact
Anran Zhao


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