Category: First film 2011

UNFINISHED ITALY

UNFINISHED ITALY by Benoît FELICI 38 minutes, 2010 Production : Zelig – School for documentary / Italie A journey to discover Italy’s modern ruins: pieces of unfinished architecture. Symbols of both a doubtful period and the future, these structures, fruit of well-known political corruption, have been given a second life thanks to the inventiveness of …

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PARADISE HOTEL

PARADISE HOTEL de Sophia TZAVELLA 54 minutes, 2010 Production : Agitpro / Bulgaria Young Demir dreams of getting married. But there is not much room for dreams on the outskirts of the Bulgarian town where he lives with other Romany. 25 years ago the tower block he lives in had everything he needed: from the …

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DIARIES

DIARIES by May ODEH 53 minutes, 2010 Production : Lillehammer University College / NORVEGE “Diaries” is about three women in Gaza confronted with two forms of restrictive control: the Israeli occupation and the religious authority which has the wrecked town almost totally within its grip. The three young women share their fears, their memories, their …

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JOKING A PART

  JOKING A PART by Vanessa ROUSSELOT 54 minutes, 2010 Production : éO Productions / France Can laughter stand up to any tragedy? If yes, how? Very early on Vanessa Rousselot, ayoung French director, had the intuition that laughter has no frontiers. In 2005 she travelled across Palestine studying Palestinians’ sense of humour. Her method …

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