First Film Competition

2022 Programme
Synopsis

A thick, dark night furtively pierced by the light of a bulb that instantly goes off. This is how we enter Night Detour, a sensual drift in two movements, whose key motifs are darkness and...

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Official Selection 2022
08.07.2022 - 16:00
Variétés 2
09.07.2022 - 21:00
Cinéma Artplexe
11.07.2022 - 11:00
Cinéma Artplexe
Synopsis

Kristina is a transgender sex worker in Serbia. She plays herself in an eponymous film that portrays her daily life with reticence in accordance with the rules of fiction. We’re in Kristina’s...

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Official Selection 2022
07.07.2022 - 14:00
La Baleine
09.07.2022 - 18:30
Variétés 2
10.07.2022 - 21:15
Variétés 2
Synopsis

In the blue hues of dawn, by a stationary merry-go-round, young people stagger home as workers in suits make their way to work. Radio Maputo Nakuzandza, 5:15 am: the first lights of day illuminate...

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Official Selection 2022
07.07.2022 - 18:30
La Baleine
08.07.2022 - 14:30
Variétés 5
10.07.2022 - 12:00
Variétés 1
Synopsis

In late August, Léna, 25, arrives in Arles to meet up with Marius from a past holiday romance. He’s late. Whilst waiting for him, she meets Maurice, a seasonal baker, who introduces her to his...

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Official Selection 2022
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The story of Cross Words is based on a news item, which quickly becomes a pretext for a sensitive, sensual portrait of a generation represented by two main characters, Pierre and Mila, and a group of...

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Official Selection 2022
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In her film entitled Rough Red, Amanda Devulsky endeavours to tell History differently, to show the reverse angle of political action, as well as to postulate that another form of resistance is...

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Official Selection 2022
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Somewhere underfined, half-way between empty office spaces and abandoned shopping mall, a young man drops to the ground in slow motion. Walls rot, the mail piles up behind closed doorsteps. Peering...

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Official Selection 2022
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We all know the United States of the fringes, the second-class citizens, the “white trash”... Rob Rice sets up his camera here, attentive to this small community gathered round one family. The...

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Official Selection 2022
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To bear witness, tell the story, to re-examine history, the things that have been forgotten and those that are left unsaid. The task that Wang ChuYu tackles with Person, his first film, is ambitious....

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Official Selection 2022
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This is a piece of dramatic fiction resting on a subtle balance between social realism and highly stylized theatrical directing. In her first film, Emily Barbelin depicts the lived experience of a...

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Official Selection 2022
08.07.2022 - 16:30
Variétés 5
09.07.2022 - 00:00
Variétés 5
11.07.2022 - 14:00
La Baleine