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13×3’ / French dialogues / English subtitles


SO MANY FORESTS

Burcu Sankur et Geoffrey Godet

  

"So many forests wrenched up from the earth

ripped up

hacked up

buzz-sawed up to bits"  

 

AWARD "Cristal for a TV production" Annecy 2014

 


I AM AS I AM

Marion Auvin

 

"I am as I am

I’m made like that

When I feel like laughing

Hell I roar with laughter" 


THE BIRDS OF SORROW

Marie Larrivée et Camille Authouart

 

 

"Rainfall of feathers feathers of falling rain

She who loved you will never come back again" 

 

 

 


FRESH OUT OF SCHOOL

Lila Peuscet

 

"And as the great train rolled

about the wide world round

soon we came to the sea" 

 

 


TIME OFF

Marine Blin

 

"I put my soldier hat in the cage

and I went outdoors with the bird on my head" 

 

 

 


THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER LOVES BIRDS TOO MUCH

Clément de Ruyter

  

"Birds in their thousands fly toward the lights

in their thousands they fall

in their thousands they crash" 

 


FINE FAMILIES

Armelle Renac

 

 

"What do you make of families

that can't even count to a frigging twenty?"

 

 

 


PAGE FROM A NOTEBOOK

Marion Lacourt

  

"Two and two four

four and four eight

eight and eight make sixteen

Repeat! says the teacher" 

 


THE DOUNCE

Chenghua Yang

 

 

"He says no with his head

with his heart he says just so

he says just so to what he loves

to the teacher he says no" 

 

 


ALMOST

Melia Gilson

 

"At Fontainebleau

In Front of the Black Eagle Hotel

There's a sculptured bull by Rosa Bonheur" 

 

 


THE SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS    

Anne Huyhn

 

"Out of a box of braided straw

The father takes a paper ball

And lets it fall

Before each youngster's gaping jaw" 

 


SLEEPING ASS

Caroline Lefèvre

 

"An ass is asleep

Children, look at him sleeping

Don't wake him up

Don't tease him with your pranks

Often, when he's not asleep, he's unhappy." 

  

  


Morgane Le Péchon

 

  

"One day there was a young dromedary
who wasn't the least bit happy.
"