French Language Weekend: Short films
In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.
Youri is twenty years old and he has always lived with his mother in a housing development near Paris. Now his building is about to be demolished because of an urban renovation project. But how can you take flight when your spaceship has been grounded?
Directed by Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh, France 2015.Runtime 16 mins
During the 90s, Algerian terrorism reaches France. Two men. Two identities. One battle.
Directed by Sélim Azzazi, France 2015. Runtime 27 mins
Tigres à la queue leu leu
An extremely lazy young boy decides to get to work and shows unexpected imagination, creativity and tenacity.
Directed by Benoit Chieux, France 2014. Runtime 8 mins
Today, Tony is supposed to audition for drama school. But Steven, his best friend and reading partner, doesn't show up. After having failed to find another volunteer Tony gives up, determined never to speak to the traitor again.
Directed by Antoine Giorgini, France/Belgium 2015. Runtime 19 mins
Le Repas dominical
It’s Sunday. At lunch, Jean observes his family. They ask him questions, but don't listen to his answers; they give him advice but don't follow it themselves; they fawn over him and smack him, but that's normal, it's Sunday lunch.
Directed by Céline Devaux, France 2015. Runtime 14 mins
When a glamour photographer runs over a child's pet, he's forced to fabricate a story about its disappearance.
Directed by Ivan Barge, NZ 2015. Runtime 11 mins
- Auditorium, lower ground level