International competition 4

2 May 2017 – 16:00 – Flagey

5 May 2017 – 21:30 – Vendôme

Watu Wote

Katja Benrath

Watu Wote
Country Germany, Kenya
Genre Fiction
2016 - 24' - Color
For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.

Life Cycles

Ross Hogg

Life Cycles
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2016 - 4' - Color
An observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction.

Noyade Interdite (No Drowning)

Mélanie Laleu

Noyade Interdite
Country France
Genre Fiction
2016 - 17' - Color
The rhythm of coins dropping into a machine. Solitude is the name of the game. All of a sudden, two dreamers meet and the battle begins. When a dangerous strip-tease artist meets a heart-stopping dish-washer, the rest of the world had better hold on.

Gionatan con la G (Gionatan with a G)

Gianluca Santoni

Gionatan con la G
Country Italy
Genre Fiction
2016 - 15' - Color
Gionatan is nine years old, but he has the eyes of a man. In a waiting room of an emergency room, he is waiting for his mother who is getting examined some facial injuries. With some candy in his hands and a terrible idea in his mind, Gionatan decide to run away. His home is in the Ponte di Nona's area, a particular suburb of Rome, where the bright colors of the buildings, contrast with the discomfort around them, where the little Gionatan find Secco, a slacker criminal, and he persuades him to follow him, saying that he saw some men beating up his little brother.

Y a pas que des histoires de Cucu

Leo Marchand & Anne-Laure Daffis

Y a pas que des histoires de cucu 2
Country France
Genre Animation, Fiction
2016 - 23' - Color
Cucu lives with her mother. Tonight, it is her father's turn to babysit. Except, Arnaud is more used to rave parties than pyjama parties. When it is time to go to bed, Cucu wants her father to read her a story. Arnaud refuses, pretending he is useless at reading. He then starts improvising an impossible love story between Sissi the Empress and Hercules the half-god.