GIFF SHORTS SESSION

GIFF SHORTS SESSION 2

Drama | 1h 38m 

GIFF21 Official Selection | 1x World 4x Australian Premiere

Screening from 3-11 July 2021

CLOSED

This is a collection of France short films with the theme of coming of age. 

Language: France (English Subtitles)

WILD SEASONS

WILD SEASONS 

 

Director: Nathalie Giraud  | 20m | Australian Premiere | Coming of age | 2020 

Country: France |  Language: French

It’s summer. Lazare picks up two hitchhikers who make him change his plans.

Teen horses

TEEN HORSES 

 

Director: Valérie Leroy | 20m | Australian Premiere | Coming of age | 2020 

Country: France |  Language: French, Finnish

"After her parent’s divorce, Tania, 14 years old, starts a new life when she arrives during the year in a new French middle school. She has difficulties to face this sudden change, especially because in Finland she was used to follow trainings in a very welded team in a particular sport “hobby horsing”. In France, at school, she brings only the looser’s attention on her : the chubby girl, her spotty friend and a lone and sex maniac boy. And if it was her new team ?

WHALES DON'T SWIM

WHALES DON'T SWIM

 

Director: Matthieu Ruyssen |  22m | Australian Premiere  | Coming of age |  2019 

Country: France |  Language: French

Yves is the sole target of his bullying classmates. His only refuge is in synchronised swimming, which he practices nightly in secret. But when Charlotte, a fellow classmate and member of the team spies him at the pool, he will no longer be able to hide…

NUMERO 10

NUMBER 10

 

Director: Florence Bamba | 14m | Australian Premiere | Coming of age | 2020 

Country: France |  Language: French

AWA is a young french girl originally from Senegal. She's a law student who practices soccer regularly with her neighbour friends.But her passion is not at everyone's taste.

A COMME AZUR

A COMME AZUR

 

Directors: Chiara Malta, Sébastien Laudenbach | 24m | Australian Premiere | Coming of age | 2020

Country: France |  Language: French

School is over. Benjamin is 5 years old and is going on holiday to the sea with his mother and Charlotte, his 12-year-old older sister. A COMME AZUR is the chronicle of this summer through the letters of the alphabet. During a holiday and 26 letters, Benjamin experiences his first sentimental pain and grows up. And that is how he gives himself to the vast world that hides behind words.