International Festival Signs of the Night - Paris
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18e Festival international Signes de Nuit - Paris - October 1-5 / 22-25, 2020
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Postponed

Maison du Portugal - André de Gouveia
Cité Universitaire, Paris


 

 

Abisal

Esteban Santana
Chile / 2019 / 0:20:00


PARIS PREMIERE

Descending from the heights of Puerto, Celso, a done-for and miserable poet, submerges himself in the ruined streets of the city and comes across odd individuals hidden in the depths of a disused port.

 

Wine Lake

Platon Theodoris
Ireland / 2019 / 0:09:32

FRENCH PREMIERE


A homeless Irish alcoholic and an artistic backpacker clash on a Sydney street over a misunderstanding. Synopsis - A homeless Irish alcoholic and an artistic backpacker clash on a Sydney street. The backpacker becomes the focus of her anger after she makes a wrong assumption. But his innocence catches her off guard and they quickly develop an unlikely connection over his art. Apprehensively she shares one of her poems aloud and is emboldened by his enthusiasm. The pair discover the power of genuine self expression and creativity.


 

I'm Not Telling You Anything, Just Sayin

Sanja Milardocic
Croatia / 2020 / 0:17:41

WORLD PREMIERE


Zrinka arrives to her hometown for few days to do some location scouting. She stays at her mother Tanja's place. Since Tanja's behaviour seems strange, Zrinka takes her location scouting in order to find out what is troubling her. Finally, Tanja's emotional breakdown brings the two closer together.



 

 

Snake

Andrej I. Volkashin
Macedonia / 2019 / 0:20:00

FRENCH PREMIERE


A bitter-sweet story, about the begging of a friendship between a 9-year-old daredevil Mario and an eccentric gay young man, challenged by the fear and the prejudices of Mario's parents, in a remote Macedonian small town.

















 



Bura

Junjung Eden
Indonesia / 2019 / 00:12:07


FRENCH PREMIERE

In the early stages of the political transisition in 1998, rumors of black-clad ninjas terrorizes the Tapal Kuda region of East Java. These ninjas come out during the night targeting Koran teachers and clerics. Santri (moslem scholars) take guard duties to protect their teachers at night. During this tense situation, one santri leaves his guard duty to meet with his lover.






 

Three Pills

Christian Wenger
/ Finland / 2020 / 0:02:33


FRENCH PREMIERE


In the year 2050, the system provides three pills to every elderly person, to be taken on their 70th birthday.




 

Mamaville

Irmak Karasu
Turkey / 2019 / 0:20:00


FRENCH PREMIERE

In a small port town, fifteen year-old Ferah is spending the summer at her grandmother’s beach house. The grandmother indulges in watching dating reality shows, while the granddaughter craves her own sexual release. Pressure is palpable, desire doesn't still, and the summer wind blows strong through every opening.



 

War of Perception

Bo Choy
Hong Kong / 2020 / 0:19:47


FRENCH PREMIERE

The film follows the journey of a spirit medium through the streets of Hong Kong. In a society where lies and rumours abound, she is on a quest to search for the truth, by collecting messages from the spirits. Weaving through political events that occurred in Hong Kong in 2019/20 with cityscapes, the personal and domestic everyday, War of Perception is a cinematic poetry that reflects on the relationship between the city’s colonial past and present.