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The Short Films Selections at the 70th Festival de Cannes

Cinefondation and Short Films Selection

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The announcement of the 2017 Official Selection will begin with the short films Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection, in the run-up to the press conference for the 69th Festival de Cannes, to be held on Thursday 14th April.

 

Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Cristian Mungiu, will decide on the best films both from the Short Films Competition and the Cinéfondation.

THE SHORT FILMS COMPETITION 2017

 

This year, the selection committee received 4,843 short films. The 2017 Short Films Competition is comprised of 9 films (8 works of fictions and 1 animation) from Finland, France, United Kingdom, Denmark, Greece, Iran, USA, Poland, China, Colombia and Sweden.

 

These films are all in the running for the 2017 Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded by Cristian Mungiu, President of the Jury, at the official award ceremony of the 70th Festival de Cannes on 28th May.

 

CANNES COURT METRAGE

 

Teppo AIRAKSINEN

KATTO

(The Ceiling)

Finland 15'
Lucrèce ANDREAE

PÉPÉ LE MORSE - animation

(Grandpa Walrus)

France 14'
Mahdi FLEIFEL A DROWNING MAN United Kingdom, Denmark, Greece 15'
Alireza GHASEMI LUNCH TIME Iran 15'
Fiona GODIVIER ACROSS MY LAND USA 15'
Grzegorz MOŁDA

KONIEC WIDZENIA

(Time to go)

Poland 15'
QIU Yang

XIAO CHENG ER YUE

(A Gentle Night)

China 15'
Andrés RAMIREZ PULIDO  DAMIANA Colombia 15'
Julia THELIN

PUSH IT

Sweden 8'

THE CINÉFONDATION SELECTION 2017

 

To mark its 20th year, the Cinéfondation Selection has chosen 16 films (14 works of fiction and 2 animations), from among the 2,600 works submitted this year by film schools from all over the world. Fourteen countries from three continents are represented. Four of the films selected come from schools taking part for the first time.

 

The three Cinéfondation prizes will be awarded at a ceremony preceding the screening of the prize-winning films on Friday 26th May in the Buñuel Theatre.

 

THE CINÉFONDATION SELECTION

 

Yuval AHARONI

BEN MAMSHICH

(Heritage)

    Steve Tisch School of Film & Television,
Tel Aviv University
Israel
25'

Bahman ARK

Bahram ARK

HEYVAN

(Animal)

Iranian National School of Cinema
Iran
15'
Michal BLAŠKO

ATLANTÍDA, 2003

(Atlantis, 2003)

FTF VŠMU
Slovakia
30'
Stijn BOUMA LEJLA Sarajevo Film Academy
Bosnia-Herzegovina
22'
Eduardo BRANDÃO PINTO

VAZIO DO LADO DE FORA

(Empty on the Outside)

Universidade Federal Fluminense
Brazil
22'
Aya IGASHI TOKERU Toho Gakuen Film Techniques Training College
Japan
45'
Payal KAPADIA AFTERNOON CLOUDS Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)
India
13'
Léa KRAWCZYK
 
À PERDRE HALEINE
 
La Poudrière
France
4'
Marian MATHIAS

GIVE UP THE GHOST

NYU Tisch School of the Arts
USA
13'
Valentina MAUREL

PAUL EST LÀ

(Paul is Here)

INSAS
Belgium
24'
Imge ÖZBILGE CAMOUFLAGE KASK
Belgium
6'
Roberto PORTA

PEQUEÑO MANIFIESTO EN CONTRA DEL CINE SOLEMNE

(Little Manifesto Against Solemn Cinema)

Universidad del Cine (FUC)
Argentina
14'
Rory STEWART WILD HORSES NFTS
UK
26'
Áron SZENTPÉTERI

LÁTHATATLANUL

(Invisibly)

Színház-és Filmművészeti Egyetem
Hungary
32'
Tommaso USBERTI DEUX ÉGARÉS SONT MORTS
 
La Fémis
France
27'
WANG Yi-Ling

YIN SHIAN BIEN JIAN GON LU

(Towards the Sun)

National Taiwan University of Arts
Taiwan
28'
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The Short Films Selections at the 70th Festival de Cannes

The announcement of the 2017 Official Selection will begin with the short films Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection, in the run-up to the press conference for the 69th Festival de Cannes, to be held on Thursday 14th April.

 

Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Cristian Mungiu, will decide on the best films both from the Short Films Competition and the Cinéfondation.

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