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Le 16e Festival International
Signes de Nuit

4 - 14 octobre, 2018

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Maison du Portugal
Maison du Mexique
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 Bibliotheque Francois Truffaut
 Bibliotheque Francois Truffaut

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Competition International
Short Films
# 1
Thursday 4, october 2018 / 8 pm
Maison du Mexique
Cité internationale universitaire de Paris


Fait divers

Fait divers



Léon Yersin


2018 | 00:17:00

It is barely dawn when Gregor is woken up by the sound of the police knocking on his door. They need to use his balcony to access the apartment of his neighbor, whom no one has heard from for almost two years. The discovery of a rotting corpse will haunt Gregor for an entire day, which will prove crucial for the next stage of his life. Once night falls, it will no longer be possible to go back.



A Foreman

A Foreman



Daniel Drummond


2017 | 00:17:00

When an inspector from the Department of Labor shows up at her doorstep, a foreman at a machine shop must keep the business running while protecting her workers’ interests. But she soon realizes she may not be able to do both.



End of Season

End of season



Zhannat Alshanova

Great Britain

2018 | 00:23:00

At the end of summer, Rosa arrives at her husband’s resort – a small hotel in the vast dry steppe, to check on staff and collect the accounts. An unexpected encounter interrupts the routine of her stay and awakens long gone passion for swimming.




All These Creatures
All these creatures

Charles Wiliams


2018 | 00:13:00

An adolescent boy attempts to untangle his memories of a mysterious infestation, the unravelling of his father, and the little creatures inside us all.




Hector's Nightfall
Los Tiempos de Hector
Hector's nightfall

Ariel Gutiérrez


2018 | 00:29:00

Hector is a lonely man who assists suicides in Mexico City. Monica is a young woman who longs for death. Their encounter will unleash unsuspected consequences for both.


4 - 14 october 2018

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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