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The 15th International Festival
Signes de Nuit

5 - 15 October, 2017

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Competition International
Short Films
# 9
Dimanche 8 octobre 2017 / 16 h
Maison du Portugal André Gouvaia
Cité internationale universitaire de Paris


Bon Voyage
Bon voyage

Marc Raymond Wilkins


2016 | 0:21:00

A couple‘s compassion is put to the test when they come across a sinking ship of refugees while on a pleasure trip across the Mediterranean.



Camera Threat
Camera Ca Darr

Bernd Lützeler


2017 | 0:30:00

Somewhere in the dreary nooks of Mumbai's film industry, Camera Threat explores the ambivalent relationship this film city has with the moving image. Seated on a casting couch, two actors are getting stuck in impromptu conversations on the side effects of a world that no longer bothers to tell facts from fiction.



Le monde par ta fenêtre
The World in your Window
le monde par la fenetre

Zoe Mcintosh

New Sealand

2016 | 0:15:00

Eight-year-old Jesse lives in a twilight world of sadness and silence, squeezed into a tiny caravan with his grief-stricken father. The child intuitively understands that looking forward is harder than looking back. An accidental friendship with a transsexual allows Jesse to liberate them both.



The Beast
the beast

Samantha Nell, Michael Wahrmann

South Africa, Brazil, France

2016 | 0:18:00

An ordinary day at a Zulu cultural village. Shaka, their star performer, expresses his frustrations to his co-workers as he sits on display for tourists. When he reaches the end of his tether his protest reaches Shakespearian proportion.




Matija Gluscevic


2017 | 0:20:00

Some time ago, Mima had a car accident and a man died. She has almost managed to forget about it when someone starts sending her birthday cards perfumed with a man’s fragrance. Becoming obsessed with these cards, she can’t help but remember her trauma.



Through the Ear, we shall enter the invisibility of things
Through the Ear

Nicola Deane

South Africa

2017 | 0:06:23



5 - 15 october 2017

An international jury overview the sections of short films coming from all over the world. The festival prefers film treating important subjects in an original way, films which don't avoid ambiguity and complexity, films, which are sometimes stay enigmatic, so that refection and mind are going on moving, exceptional films, which covers all kind of artistically expressions, films open for esthetical innovation, shortly films reflecting the perturbing strangeness of the modern world in a complex way.



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