Special Program from Cannes
Make your heart tremble with the short film selection from Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Film Festival draws much attention both domestically and abroad. Even within the film industry, the market established alongside the festival is considered a key place for the creation of new business opportunities. We will introduce a lineup of gems from this festival, including the 2014 Palme d’or (short film) winner.
Every morning when he woke up, he would shuffle to the fridge. It wasn’t that good a companion – it would wheeze and shudder, then suddenly fall silent in mid-sentence, which really annoyed the old man - but for him, it was family. That day started as usual. The old man woke up
alive, and headed to the terrace. But this time, the fridge was dead…
Ziya Demirel/Turkey, France/12:00/Drama/2015
An ordinary school day for a teenage girl in Istanbul and her encounters with three different men as she goes to school, plays basketball and takes a bus on the way home.
During his rehabilitation, a war photographer is apprehensive of the look of other people on him and the proximity of his body. The physiotherapist who is helping him will try to restore his ability to watch the world around him differently.
It’s Sunday. At lunch, James observes his family. They ask him questions, but don’t listen to his answers; they give him advice but don’t follow them themselves. They caress him, they smack him, but it’s normal, it is lunch on Sunday.
Love is Blind finds Alice in the passionate embrace of her young lover as she finally succumbs to temptation. However, when her husband James returns home early, Alice finds herself in an emotional minefield as she attempts to save her marriage while simultaneously negotiating her lover's escape.
A regular family morning begins to unravel when hidden tensions emerge. “Invisible Spaces” is an intimate glimpse into the world where family hierarchy, religion and the place of the woman are uncontested.
Simón Mesa Soto/Colombia/15:53/Drama/2014
Leidi lives with her mom and her baby. Her boyfriend, Alexis, hasn't shown up in days. That sunny morning, after she bathed her baby, Leidi was sent to buy plantains. Outiside, a guy tells her he has seen Alexis with another girl. Leidi won’t return home until she finds the father of her child.