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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 Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
To the programme 1 and programme 3

On Sunday 20th March at 13:00, the presentation before the film will be interpreted in French sign language.

Sandstorm

Zara, a student in Karachi, sends her virtual boyfriend a video of her performing a sensual dance a few days before their first real date. A storm is brewing.

2018 Zahida (short)
2015 One Day in Whitechapel (short)
  • 20 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Urdu
  • Subtitles : French, English, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Seemab Gul
Cinematography
Alberto Balazs
Editing
Seemab Gul
Raluca Petre
Music
Hollie Buhagiar
Sound
Andrej Bako
Faiz Zaidi
Cast
Hamza Mushtaq
Parizae Fatima
Ayesha Shoaib Ahmed
Nabila Khan
Producer
Abid Aziz Merchant
Seemab Gul
Sanat Initiative
Instinct Productions
Print Contact
Sayonara Film

Party Poster

Whether it is a political campaign or someone's birthday, brightly coloured posters with huge portraits is often the medium of choice in India. A witty exploration of this urban phenomenon.

2018 Tungrus (selected at Visions du Réel)

  • 20 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Hindi, Marathi, Bhojpuri, English,
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Cinematography
Navagat Prakash
Ashutosh Thakur
Editing
Rishi Chandna
Grant Davis
Sound
Alok Kotian
Aditya Singh
Cast
Munna
Rajesh
Prem
Producer
Rishi Chandna
Print Contact
Rishi Chandna

How My Grandmother Became a Chair

Sitting at her dinner table, an old lady tenderly watches her exuberant grandkids. She is not so indulgent with her housekeeper, whom she regards, literally, as a wild animal.

  • Nicolas Fattouh
    Filmobiography
  • animation
  • Allemagne, Liban, Qatar
  • 2020
  • Swiss Premiere

2015 Le Voleur de Casseroles (short, graduation)

  • 9 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : no dialogue
  • Subtitles : no subtitles
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Nicolas Fattouh
Music
Cedric Kayem
Sound
François Yazbeck
Producer
Fabian Driehorst
Nermine Haddad
Fabian&Fred
Print Contact
Fabian&Fred

Junko

Junko, a new bride, is left alone in rural Nepal when her husband goes to India for work. Her only company: her mother-in-law and a mobile phone. A bittersweet film about waiting and self-reliance.

Degree in screenplay writing and direction from Everest Film Academy

  • 14 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Nepali
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Cinematography
Niraj Bhusal
Editing
Minsho Limbu
Music
Shardool Shrestha
Sound
Bipin Sthapit
Cast
Garima Singh
Sarita Giri
Producer
Prem Prasad Adhikary
Simal Cinema Pvt.Ltd.
Print Contact
Simal Cinema Pvt.Ltd.

Mar

Mar is on the autism spectrum. Her sister wants an open relationship; her boyfriend feels uneasy about the whole situation. One day, they take Mar on a day out to the canyon. A sensitive portrait of young people yearning for freedom.

  • Milorad Milatović
    Filmobiography
  • fiction
  • Monténégro
  • 2022
  • Swiss Premiere
2020 Someone Else (short, FIFF 2021)
2018 The Last Days of August (short)
2016 No Image (short)
  • 21 min.
  • Colour
  • Language : Montenegrin, -Croat,
  • Subtitles : English, French, German
  • Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Ilija Djurovic
Cinematography
Nađa Stanišić
Editing
Neda Zivanovic
Sound
Slobodan Stanišić
Cast
Aleksandar Gavranić
Bojana Malinovska
Maja Čampar
Producer
Marko Jaćimović
Giggling Goat Production
Print Contact
Milorad Milatović


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