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Short films in live streaming!

The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival team is working on bringing films to cinema lovers, to entertain them during this unprecedented period. We are offering you some virtual live screenings, accessible from home!
4 thematic programmes have been created to share cinematic experiences despite the current quarantine. With a live-stream via the Festival page on Twitch (for the very first time!), you will be able to watch those programmes and films on virtual screenings. You will also be able to share comments about the films on chat.
Twice a week, a new programme will be live-screened: on Thursdays and Sundays at 6PM. Don't be late, and spread the word: there is no limited access!

Thursday April 2 and Sunday April 5 at 6PM Paris time (UTC +2)

6 short films to experience quarantine otherwise

Thursday April 9 and Sunday April 12 at 6PM Paris time (UTC +2)

Let's see what our animal friends have to say ...

Thursday April 16 and Sunday April 19 at 6PM Paris time (UTC +2)

4 remarked and remarkable short films that became feature films.

Thursday April 23 and Sunday April 26 at 6PM Paris time (UTC +2)

Let's laugh a little while waiting for the release!

Programme 1: Just between us

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La lampe au beurre de yak (Butter Lamp)

Wei Hu / France, China / 2013 / Fiction / 16'

🏆 2014 Clermont-Fd National Grand Prix

A young itinerant photographer and his assistant offer to photograph some Tibetan nomads in front of various backgrounds.

[In Chinese without English subtitles]

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Die Badewanne (The Bathtub)

Tim Ellrich / Austria, Germany / 2015 / Fiction / 13'

🏆 2016 Clermont-Fd International Special Jury Prize

Three brothers try to dive back into their idealized past through an old family picture.

[In German without English subtitles]

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Jupiter!

Carlos Abascal Peiró / France / 2018 / Fiction / 28'

🏆 2019 Clermont-Fd National Special Jury Prize

Christmas Day 2018. Isabelle Barrère has just been elected Head of her Party. Her son Jupiter, a parliamentary assistant, is in charge of receiving a unique official gift tonight: the Ortega Ham.

[In French with English subtitles]

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A Single Life

Job Roggeveen, Joris Oprins, Marieke Blaauw / Netherlands / 2014 / Animation / 2'

2015 Clermont-Fd International Competition

When playing a mysterious vinyl record, Pia is suddenly able to travel through her life.

[Dialogue-free]

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Zoel Aeschbacher / Switzerland / 2017 / Fiction / 19'

🏆 2018 Clermont-Fd International Audience Prize

A mosaic of interrelated characters living in the same social housing project and all in search of happiness, forgiveness and meaning.

[In French with English subtitles]

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Les lézards (The Lizards)

Vincent Mariette / France / 2012 / Fiction / 14'

2013 Clermont-Fd National Competition

Léon asks a girl he meets on the internet to join him at the public baths. He brings his pal Bruno along to document his hypothetical conquest.

[In French with English subtitles]

Quarantine otherwise

 

Watch the screening live and online on Thursday April 2 ans Sunday April 5 at 6PM!
No need to create an account to watch the films. If you want to share comments about the films (please, be polite and respectful!), simply register on the platform by clicking on the button in the top right hand corner.

 

 

 

 

 

We want to thank the broadcasters, directors, distributors and producers for their agreement and help for the diffusion of those films.

 

 

 

 

 

 

#STAYHOME

Programme 2: All about animals

Let's see what our animal friends have to say...

 

Watch the screening live and online on Thursday April 9 ans Sunday April 12 at 6PM!
No need to create an account to watch the films. If you want to share comments about the films (please, be polite and respectful!), simply register on the platform by clicking on the button in the top right hand corner.

 

 

 

 

 

We want to thank the broadcasters, directors, distributors and producers for their agreement and help for the diffusion of those films.

 

 

 

 

 

 

#STAYHOME

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Working with Animals 

Marc Reisbig / Norway / 2016 / Fiction / 04' 

2017 Clermont-Fd International Competition

A documentary film director tries to control something that is inherently uncontrollable, wild animals.

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Nuit chérie (Sweet Night)

Lia Bertels / Belgium / 2018 / Animation / 14'

🏆 2019 CANAL+ Family Prize

In winter, in the Himalayas, a bear can't get to sleep. A white monkey invites him to eat honey at his auntie's to take his mind off things.

[In French with English subtitles]

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Accidents, Blunders and Calamities

James Cunningham / New Zealand / 2015 / Animation / 05'

2016 Clermont-Fd International Competition

A father possum tells his kids a story about the most dangerous animal of all - humans! This black comedy for kids and parents alike is a hilarious and brutal alphabet of death and mayhem exacted upon animals by ignorant humans.

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Chien bleu (Blue Dog)

Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh / France / 2018 / Fiction / 17'

2019 Clermont-Fd National & International Competitions

Émile is afraid of the outside world. He holes up at home painting everything around him blue to reassure himself. One night, his son Yoann meets Soraya, a young woman who is a fan of Tamil dance. She will help him find the right color.

[In French with English subtitles]

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Totems

Paul Jadoul / France, Belgium / 2015 / Animation / 08'

🏆 2017 SACD award for best French-speaking animation

A logger is working in the forest when a tree falls down on him and traps him. Distress reveals the animal hidden within him.

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L'ours noir (The Black Bear)

Méryl Fortunat Rossi, Xavier Seron / France, Belgium / 2015 / Fiction / 15'

2016 Clermont-Fd National Competition

Rule #1: Never feed the bears. Rule #2: Do not come within one hundred yards. Rule #3: Avoid surprising the bear. Rule #4: Keep your dog on a leash. Now that you know the rules, we wish you a pleasant stay in Black Bear Natural Park.

[In French with English subtitles]

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The Ostrich Politic

Mohammad Houhou / France / 2018 / Animation / 06'

2019 Clermont-Fd National Competition

Ostriches carry on burying their heads in the sand, believing it is an instinctive behavior. However, one day, research by a phylogeneticist Dr. Kays proves otherwise.

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Garden Party

Vincent Bayoux, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro, Victor Caire, Florian Babikian, Théophile Dufresne / France / 2016 / Animation / 07'

🏆 2017 Clermont-Fd National Jury Special Mention

In a deserted house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts.

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Boogaloo & Graham

Michael Lennox / United Kingdom / 2014 / Fiction / 14'

Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for, but the two boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family.

Programme 3: From short to feature

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Greener Grass

Paul Briganti / USA / 2015 / Fiction / 15'

🏆 2016 Clermont-Fd CANAL+ Lab Prize

In this dark comedy of manners, soccer moms Jill and Lisa seek the approval of their "friends" - at all costs. Set in a surreal world, GREENER GRASS explores one's willingness to endure present pain in exchange for future validation - or at least a perfect smile.

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L'enfance d'un chef (Birth of a Leader)

Antoine de Bary / France / 2016 / Fiction / 15'

🏆 2017 Clermont-Fd National Jury Special Mention

20-year-old Vincent is a successful actor. He is renowned among critics and much appreciated by the public. He is offered a role in the film of the year: a biopic about the young life of Charles de Gaulle. It is the beginning of a new life for him, a life as frightening as it is solitary.

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Les Misérables

Ladj Ly / France / 2016 / Fiction / 16'

🏆 2017 Clermont-Fd CANAL+ National Prize

With a gun at his belt and a truncheon in his hand, Pento has just joined the Seine-Saint-Denis anti-crime brigade. With his teammates, he develops specific methods.

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Inupiluk

Sébastien Betbeder / France / 2014 / Fiction / 34'

🏆 2014 Clermont-Fd National Audience Prize

Tonight, as often during the week, Thomas goes to meet Thomas in their usual café. But Thomas is miles away, on the other side of the world, on the snowy plains of Greenland where his father lives.

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4 remarked and remarkable short films that became feature films.

 

Watch the screening live and online on Thursday April 16 ans Sunday April 19 at 6PM!
No need to create an account to watch the films. If you want to share comments about the films (please, be polite and respectful!), simply register on the platform by clicking on the button in the top right hand corner.

 

 

 

 

 

We want to thank the broadcasters, directors, distributors and producers for their agreement and help for the diffusion of those films.

 

 

 

 

 

 

#STAYHOME

Programme 4: Let's laugh!

Let's laugh a little while waiting for the release!

 

Watch the screening live and online on Thursday April 23 ans Sunday April 26 at 6PM!
No need to create an account to watch the films. If you want to share comments about the films (please, be polite and respectful!), simply register on the platform by clicking on the button in the top right hand corner.

 

 

 

 

 

We want to thank the broadcasters, directors, distributors and producers for their agreement and help for the diffusion of those films.

 

 

 

 

 

 

#STAYHOME

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Berlin Troika

Andrej Gontcharov / Germany / 2013 / Fiction / 11'

Young diplomat Konrad is recruited to step in and interpret between the two conflicting superpower leaders, who seem to hold the fate of humanity in their hands - an absurd responsibility, which by extension rests on the shoulders of the young interpreter.

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Welkom

Pablo Munoz Gomez / Belgium / 2013 / Fiction / 18'

2014 Clermont-Fd International Competition

Jorge loves his father. His father loves a chicken. Jorge doesn't like the chicken, he wants it in a henhouse. Before building the henhouse, Jorge needs a license. But it's hard to get something when your garden is in Flanders and you don't speak Flemish.

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Eramos Pocos (One Too Many)

Borja Cobeaga / Spain / 2005 / Fiction / 16'

2006 Clermont-Fd International Competition

When his wife leaves him, Joaquín turns to his son to help him bring his mother-in-law out of a home to do the housework.

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Vihta

François Bierry / France, Belgium / 2017 / Fiction / 21'

🏆 2018 Clermont-Fd International Special Jury Prize 

Serge and his four colleagues are employees in a small company, which has recently been bought out by a large group. As a welcome gift, they are invited by their new employer to a relaxing day in a spa.

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Les pieds sous la table

Marc-Henri Dufresne, François Morel / France / 1993 / Fiction / 08'

🏆 1994 Clermont-Fd National Jury Special Mention

Maurice and Lucien live on the same street in the same suburb. One is single, the other widowed.