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Images Cinema online: New French short films
June 3 - June 4
Images Cinema offers an array of new French short films to watch at home, from animation to romance to absurdist comedy. Revel in these petite Gallic pleasures, including award winners from Cannes, Locarno, and Palm Springs ShortFest.
New French Shorts 2020 is made available through Young French Cinema, a program of UniFrance and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
Seven grand films with petite running times. A single feature-length program of delightful, funny, charming, provocative festival favorite Gallic shorts.
New French Shorts full program line-up:
Ahmed’s Song (Le chant d’Ahmed) 30 min
Director: Foued Mansour
Winner of Bridging the Borders Award at the Palm Springs International ShortFest 2019
Sheep, Wolf, and a Cup of Tea … (Moutons, loup et tasse de thé) 12min
Director: Marion Lacourt
Official selection: 2019 Locarno Film Festival
Tuesday from 8 to 6 (Mardi de 8 à 18) 26 min
Director: Cecilia de Arce
Official selection: 2019 Cannes Critics Week
The Distance Between Us and the Sky (La distance entre nous et le ciel) 9 min
Director: Vasilis Kekatos
Winner of Short Film Palme d’Or and Queer Palme at Cannes 2019
The Tears Thing, (Le coup des larmes) 25 min
Director: Clémence Poésy
Official selection: 2019 Venice Film Festival
Magnetic Harvest, (La traction de pôles) 24 min
Director: Marine Levéel
Plus special bonus short:
Bonus: The Glorious Acceptance Speech of Nicolas Chauvin (Le discours d’acceptation glorieux de Nicolas Chauvin) 26 min
Director: Benjamin Crotty
Official selection: 2018 New York Film Festival | Winner of Mantarraya Award
Images Online is Images Cinema’s ongoing virtual effort to bring new films to the community while the physical cinema is temporarily closed. You can watch films watched online, at home, and Images will split the cost of each online “ticket” with film distributor Kino Lorber, so each rental will directly help the theater weather these challenging times.