French Film Festival - Short Film Selection
Can't miss program with special selection of French shorts provided by French Film Festival SSFF & ASIA proudly presents "Short Film Selection" from French Film Festival (June 26 - 29). The lineup consists of various short films, ranging from animation to human drama, directed by upcoming French filmmakers. "Savage Night" starring Shinobu Terashima and Susumu Terashima is one of the must-see films this year.
Elsa Blayau & Chloé Larouchi/France/19:00/Drama/2014
Marina secretly cultivates a love for Boris, a young attractive dancer. But Boris's heart is somewhere else. Discouraged, the young woman makes a pact with a mysterious stranger, sealing her fate.
Bang! Bang! It's hunting season. And also Éda's birthday: twenty five years old. In the forest, her father leads the hunting. Éda is also in the forest, after being frightened by a strange pink dog. Pursuit and confrontation become inevitable.
Kristof Sagna/France, Japan/20:00/Drama/2015
Aiko earns her living by taking part in Mafia-financed porn movies. When Aiko's partner goes missing, she is ordered to find out what happened. When she stumbles upon an abandoned baby in her recently deceased partner's apartment, it rouses her maternal instinct.
The day of her grandmother's cremation, Emilie, a young mixed-race Asian girl, buries herself in memories of her grandmother. She discovers the Indochina of Hoa and relives the arrival into the camp of Sainte-Livrade. Between memories, dance, anger and traditional rituals, Emilie learns to accept this heritage…
Eight-year-old Elisa lives alone with her mother Jeanne, in a small isolated village of the French Alps. The little girl suffers from her mother’s absence as Jeanne works every night in a bar in town. Elisa tries to fill her loneliness by constantly wearing a wolf hand puppet.