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PRESENTS

IN SHORT No. 1

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

UNE FAÇON D'ÊTRE ENSEMBLE
UNE FAÇON D'ÊTRE ENSEMBLE

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UNE FAÇON D'ÊTRE ENSEMBLE (A Way of Being Together)

Francine Hébert | 2020 | 25 min | French (English subtitles) | Canada (New Brunswick) | Unrated | 18 and over

 

Witness the ups and downs, talent and determination of the unique LeBlanc Family from New Brunswick. Guided by their father, three young sisters prepare for a trip to France to present their ancestral musical traditions.

  • International Francophone Film Festival in Acadie (Moncton, 2020)

  • Atlantic International Film Festival (Halifax, 2020)

  • Manitoba’s Festival of French Language Films (Winnipeg, 2020)

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BELLE-ÎLE EN ACADIE

Phil Comeau | 2020 | 26 min | French (English subtitles) | Canada (New Brunswick) | Unrated 18 and over

 

Acadians from Belle-Île-en-Mer in France travel to the Maritime provinces to meet their cousins with whom they share a common culture and history. Descendants of deported Acadians, they visit their Maritime homeland and attend the international World Acadian Congress. This film is about exile, the power of collective memory and rediscovering your roots.

  • 64 awards including Best Documentary in La Cruz (Venezuela), Bodrum (Turkey), Trivandrum (India), Kuala Lumpur (Malaisia), Sydney (Australia), Singapour, Tokyo, Berlin, Luleå (Sweden), Cádiz (Spain), Paris, Rome, San Diego, Atlanta and Toronto

  • Participation in 91 festivals in 5 continents and over 30 countries 

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PÉRILS

Alexandre Loukos | 2019 | 27 min | French (English subtitles) | Canada (Ontario) | Unrated 18 and over

 

After an argument with her leading actress, an overworked director sees her team’s morale put to the test. The play they rehearse on stage in adverse conditions highlights dramatic issues of our times. Meanwhile, a man with unclear intentions roams the city. His journey echoes the themes of the play: mass killings, a brutal war in Syria, the rise of extremism and the tragic fate of refugees.

  • Cinéfranco (2019)

CLAIRE DE LUNE 

Valérie Lecomte | 2020 | 14 min | French, English (English subtitles) | Canada (Ontario) | Unrated | 18 and over

 

After attending a presentation at school, Alex, Claire's son, seems disturbed. In seeking to know more about the mysterious speaker, Claire will discover secrets buried long ago.

  • Best director, Best family short film,  Best Young actress (Charlotte Tapin):  Silk Road Film Award, (Cannes, 2020)

  • Best realistic film, monthly award: Reale Film Festival in Milan (Italy, 2020)

  • Best movie : Montreal Independent Film Festival (2020)    

  • Cannes International Independent Film Festival (2020)

  • ME Film Festival (Milledgeville, USA, 2020)

  • Directors Cut International Film Festival (Vancouver, 2020)

  • Toronto Shorts International Film Festival (2020)

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