Short Films for Adults - a Fête de la Francophonie event

Date // m
Location // Auckland Art Gallery, Auditorium lower ground level
Accessible to non speakers of French

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A compilation of French animation short films for adults courtesy of Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
French with English Subtitles

View the schedule below or download a PDF version

Ce n’est pas un film de cow-boys
Brokeback Mountain was on TV last night. In the toilets of their middle school, Vincent narrates the story to his friend Moussa. Jessica on the other side asks Nadia about her father homosexuality.
Directed by Benjamin Parent, France, 2012. Run time 12mins

Indah Citra
The story of an Indonesian girl that escapes her harsh living environment through dreams.
Directed by Sarah Feruglio, Anthony Oliveira, Pierre-Antoine Naline, Maxime Orhnial, France, Run time 6 mins

Perrault, La Fontaine, Mon Cul !
Willy Pruvost, an illiterate father, is trying to learn how to read in hope to win his child custody.
Directed by Hugo P. Thomas, Ludovic Boukherma, Zoran Boukherma, France, 2014. Run time 19 mins

The paintings of the Old Masters come to life exploring the different emotions that life puts us through: love, sexuality, suffering, angst.
Directed by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro, Italy, 2014. Run time 10 mins

Aissa is Congolese and is presently residing illegally on French territory.  She claims to be a minor however the authorities believe she is over 18. In order to establish whether or not she can remain in the country a doctor must give her a physical examination.
Directed by Clément Tréhin-Lalanne, France, 2014. Run time 9 mins

Chaud Lapin
A common love story between a rabbit and a snake.
Directed by Alexis Magaud, Soline Béjuy, Maël Berreur, Géraldine Gaston, Flora Andrivon, France, 2014. Run time 6 mins  

Single Life
When playing a mysterious vinyl record, Pia is suddenly able to travel through her life.
Directed by Job Roggeveen, Joris Oprins, Marieke Blaauw, Netherlands, 2014. Run time 3 mins

* Please note that some of films contain adult themes, low level violence, coarse language or sexual references