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César Awards 2016: The Ladies Take it All!

The last awards show before the Oscars just ended with the full list of winners in which ladies almost took it all! The 41st César Awards were amazingly showing equality between women & men behind the camera, taking into consideration the impressive talents and the great films. The ceremony was kind of spontaneous and far from the usual official shows. It was presented by Florence Foresti who made a very special entrance on stage at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. Of course we cannot forget the guests of honor this year including director Abderrahmane Sisako, Academy Award-winning French actress Juliette Binoche whose portrait was featured on the official poster of the César and presented the last award (Best Film) at the ceremony, and the talented actor Michael Douglas who got his second César honorary award.

Check the winners list below:

Best Film

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Best Director

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Best Actress in a Leading Role

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Best Actor in a Leading Role

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Breakout Actress / Best New Actress

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Breakout Actor / Best New Actor

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Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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Best First Film

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Best Picture / Best Cinematography

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Best Adapted Screenplay

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Best Original Screenplay

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Best Costume Design

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Best Production Design

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Best Editing

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Best Sound Design

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Best Original Music

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Best Documentary Film

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Best Foreign Film

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Best Animated Short Film

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Best Animated Feature Film

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Best Short Film

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Honorary Award

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You can check our live coverage of the Cesar Awards on our hashtag #CineTrotterCesar

Everything You Need to Know about the French Oscars Before the Big Night!

As this Awards Season’s coming to an end, and while everybody’s waiting impatiently for the Oscars night, we cannot skip the important awards show that will take place, just like every year, at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and live on Canal+. Of course we’re talking about the César Awards in its 41st edition with the official poster featuring a black and white portrait of Academy award-winning french actress Juliette Binoche. The full winners list will be revealed in less than 24 hours, but for now, let’s remind you of the nominations in the following categories:

Best Film
Dheepan produced by Pascal Caucheteux & Grégoire Sorlat, directed by Jacques Audiard

Fatima produced by Yasmina Nina-Faucon & Philippe Faucon, directed by Philippe Faucon
The Measure Of A Man produced by Christophe Rossignon & Philip Boëffard, directed by Stéphane Brizé
Marguerite produced by Olivier Delbosc & Marc Missonier, directed by Xavier Giannoli
Mon Roi produced by Yvain Attal, directed by Maïwenn
Mustang produced by Charles Gillibert, directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Standing Tall produced by François Kraus & Denis Pineau-Valencienne, directed by Emmanuelle Bercot
My Golden Years produced by Pascal Caucheteux & Grégoire Sorlat, directed by Arnaud Desplechin

Best Director
Jacques Audiard, Dheepan
Maïwenn, Mon Roi
Stéphane Brizé, The Measure Of A Man
Xavier Giannoli, Marguerite
Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Mustang
Emmanuelle Bercot, Standing Tall
Arnaud Desplechin, Golden Years

Best Actress
Loubna Abidar, Much Loved
Emmanuelle Bercot, Mon Roi
Cécile de France, Summertime
Catherine Deneuve, Standing Tall
Catherine Frot, Marguerite
Isabelle Huppert, Valley of Love
Soria Zeroua, Fatima

Best Actor
Jean-Pierre Bacri, The Very Private Life of Mister Sim
Vincent Cassel, Mon Roi
François Damiens, The Cowboys
Gérard Depardieu, Valley Of Love
Anthonythasan Jesuthasan, Dheepan
Vincent Lindon, The Measure Of A Man
Fabrice Luchini, Courted

Breakout Actress
Camille Cotin, Connasse, Princesse des coeurs
Sara Giraudeau, Les Bêtises
Zita Hanrot, Fatima
Diane Rouxel, Standing Tall
Lou Roy Lecollinet, My Golden Years

Breakout Actor
Swann Arlaud, The Anarchists
Quentin Dolmaire, Golden Years
Félix Moati, All About Them
Finnegan Oldfield, The Cowboys
Rod Paradot, Standing Tall

Best Supporting Actress
Sara Forrester, Standing Tall
Agnès Jaoui, The Sweet Escape
Sidse Babett Knudsen, Courted
Noémie Lvovsky, Summertime
Karine Viard, Families

Best Supporting Actor
Michel Fau, Marguerite
Louis Garrel, Mon Roi
Benoît Magimel, Standing Tall
André Marcon, Marguerite
Vincent Rottiers, Dheepan

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Best First Film
L’affaire SK1, Frédéric Tellier
The Cowboys, Thomas Bidegain
Mustang, Deniz Gamze Ergüven
The Wakhan Front, Clément Cogitore
All Three of Us, Kheiron

Best Cinematography
Eponine Monmenceau, Dheepan
Glynn Speeckaert, Marguerite
David Chizallet, Mustang
Irina Lubtchansky, My Golden Years
Christophe Offenstein, Valley of Love

Best Adapted Screenplay
David Oelhoffen & Frédéric Tellier, SK1
Samuel Benchetrit, Asphalte
Vincent Garenq & Stéphane Cabrel, The Clearstream Affair
Philippe Faucon, Fatima
Hélène Zimmer & Benoit Jacquot, Diary of a chambermaid

Best Original Screenplay
Noé Debré, Thomas Bidegain & Jacques Audiard, Dheepan
Xavier Giannoli, Marguerite
Deniz Gamze Ergüven & Alice Winocour, Mustang
Emmanuelle Bercot & Marcia Romano, Standing Tall
Arnaud Desplechin & Julie Peyr, My Golden Years

Best Costume
Anaïs Romand, Diary of a Chambermaid
Pierre-Jean Larroque, Marguerite
Selin Sözen, Mustang
Catherine Leterrier, L’odeur de la Mandarine
Nathalie Raoul, My Golden Years

Best Production Design
Michel Barthélémy, Dheepan
Katia Wyszkop, Diary of a Chambermaid
Martin Kurel, Marguerite
Jean Rabasse, L’Odeur de la Mandarine
Toma Baqueni, My Golden Years

Best Editing
Juliette Welfling, Dheepan
Cyril Nakache, Marguerite
Simon Jacquet, Mon Roi
Mathilde Van De Moortel, Mustang
Laurence Briaud, My Golden Years

Best Sound
Daniel Sorbino, Valérie Deloof & Cyril Holtz, Dheepan
François Musy & Gabriel Hafner, Marguerite
Nicolas Provost, Agnès Ravez & Emmanuel Croset, Mon Roi
Ibrahim Gök, Damien Guillaume & Olivier Goinard, Mustang
Nicolas Cantin, Sylvain Malbrant & Stéphane Tiébaut, My Golden Years

Best Music
Raphaël, The Cowboys
Ennio Morricone, Darling Buds of May
Stephen Warbeck, Mon Roi
Warren Ellis, Mustang
Grégoire Hetzel, My Golden Years

Best Foreign Film
Birdman, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Son of Saul, Laszlo Nemes
Mia Madre, Nanni Moretti
I’m Dead But I Have Friends, Guillaume Malandrin & Stéphane Malandrin
Taxi Tehran, Jafar Panahi
The Brand New Testament, Jaco Van Dormael
Youth, Paolo Sorrentino

Follow our live coverage of the Cesar Awards on our hashtag #CineTrotterCesar

British Academy Film Awards 2016: ‘The Revenant’ & ‘Mad Max’ in the Lead!

Last Sunday was the long-awaited last event that will leave us waiting for the Academy Awards. The BAFTA winners were not really different from all the past events this year, including the Golden Globes and the SAG Awards. So here we go, here’s the full list of the winners:

BEST FILM
THE REVENANT

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OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
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ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
THE BIG SHORT

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ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
SPOTLIGHT

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LEADING ACTOR
LEONARDO DICAPRIO, THE REVENANT

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LEADING ACTRESS
BRIE LARSON, ROOM

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SUPPORTING ACTOR
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SUPPORTING ACTRESS
KATE WINSLET, STEVE JOBS

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BEST DIRECTOR
ALEJANDRO G. IÑÁRRITU, THE REVENANT

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OUTSTANDING DEBUT
THEEB, NAJI ABU NOWAR

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BEST ANIMATED FILM
INSIDE OUT

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BEST BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
EDMOND

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BEST BRITISH SHORT FILM
OPERATOR

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BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
THE REVENANT, EMMANUEL LUBEZKI

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BEST COSTUME DESIGN
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

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BEST DOCUMENTARY
AMY

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EE RISING STAR
JOHN BOYEGA

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BEST EDITING
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

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BEST FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
WILD TALES (Argentina)

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BEST MAKE UP AND HAIR
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

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BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC
THE HATEFUL EIGHT, ENNIO MORRICONE

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BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

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BEST SOUND
THE REVENANT

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BEST SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

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You can check all our BAFTAs coverage on our hashtag #CineTrotterBaftas

IFFR 2016: Academy Award-Nominated Movie Wins in Rotterdam!

After announcing the winning short films of the Tiger Awards on January 31st, the jury committee of Rotterdam International Film Festival announced the full list of winners for this year’s edition of the festival. Check the full list below:

Hivos Tiger Awards
Radio Dreams – Babak Jalali (USA)

Hivos Tiger Awards – Special Jury Award
La última Tierra – Pablo Lamar (Paraguay)
(Exceptional artistic achievement in sound design)

Tiger Awards for Short Films – European Film Award
We All Love the Seashore – Keina Espiñeira (Spain)

Tiger Awards for Short Films – Special Mention
Le Park – Randa Maroufi (France)

Tiger Awards for Short Films – Main Category
1. Dream English Kid 1964-1999 AD – Mark Leckey (UK)

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2. False Start – Yto Barrada (Morocco)

3. Engram of Returning – Daïchi Saïto (Canada)

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Warsteiner Audience Award
Land of Mine – Martin Zandvliet (Denmark/Germany)

Hubert Bals Fund Dioraphte Award
El abrazo de la serpiente – Ciro Guerra (Colombia)

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Award at the 2016 Academy Awards

Bright Future Award
Las Lindas – Melisa Liebenthal (Argentina)

VPRO Big Screen Award
Les Ogres – Léa Fehner (France)

MovieZone Award
Land of Mine – Martin Zandvliet (Denmark/Germany)

FIPRESCI Award
Bodkin Ras – Kaweh Modiri (Netherlands/Belgium)

NETPAC Award
The Plague at the Karatas Village – Adilkhan Yerzhanov (Kazakhstan)

KNF Award
De Waarneming – Frank Scheffer (Netherlands)

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Lions Film Award
Alba – Ana Cristina Barragán (Ecuador/Mexico/Greece)

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International TV Series with a 12 Million Euro Budget, Premiered in Paris & Rotterdam, French President Asks to Watch it, and the Director is Lebanese!

The title is not composed to attract audience, it’s only the truth! What you have read is true: a Lebanese filmmaker directs his first TV Series in France, getting a high recognition from the press and grabbing the attention of the French government. We’re talking about the Lebanese International Award-winning Filmmaker Ziad Doueiri, best known for his award-winning movies West BeirutLila Says and The Attack. His first TV series is titled Baron Noir (Black Baron) and is a Canal+ original creation.

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Ziad Doueiri and his team on set

This political thriller series is like a French version of House of Cards. The story revolves around the protagonist ambitious politician Philippe Rickwaert (Kad Merad) whose career is threatened when his close friend, Francis Laugier (Niels Arestrup), a socialist presidential candidate, has to sacrifice him to save his campaign. Rickwaert will have to rebuild everything with the help of his many connections (including some dangerous ones). Black Baron is a realistic, thrilling depiction of French politics, from the higher level to the local scene, putting presidents and activists on the same level of dramatic importance.

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Kad Merad on set

Everyone was surprised by the choice of the main cast which includes the French well-known actor Kad Merad playing the role of Philippe Rickwaert, since Merad is known for his roles in comedy films. But for everybody’s surprise, he nailed it! Merad made a huge success in the series, showing his talent in a new very different role which was highly appreciated and positively reviewed by the press and the audience who were present at the premiere of the 2 first episodes in Paris, Dunkerque and lately in the Essone, with the presence of the French Prime Minister himself, Manuel Valls.

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Not only Kad Merad, but also the whole cast of the film was positively reviewed including Niels Arelstrup and Anna Mouglalis. The director of the series Ziad Doueiri was highly acclaimed for his impeccable work, taking a TV series to a high level, as if we are watching a Hollywood movie divided into 8 episodes, showing the reality on the screen at its best!

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Ziad Doueiri | Photo: Canal+

The writers of the series Eric Benzekri and Jean-Baptiste Delafon made a great job with the script and as Doueiri mentioned in his interview with Canal+: “Just like the producer and the TV Channel, they chose me and have respected my artistic choices. Everything was in fusion. I even asked the scenarists to be present in the shooting because I needed them to play the role of consultants. I wanted to know how things really happen in the backstage of politics […] Thanks to this consistency in compliance with the details, the series has really gained intensity.”. It’s also a new collaboration between Doueiri and the cinematographer Tommaso Fiorilli after The Attack.

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The series was nominated for the Best Series Award at the 2016 FIPA – International Festival of Audiovisual Programs in France and was officially selected for the 2016 Rotterdam International Film Festival in the Netherlands.

Everyone, including us, are eagerly waiting in the remaining few hours for the release of the series which will be aired, starting tomorrow February 8, every Monday at 9 PM (Paris Time) / 10 PM (Beirut Time) on Canal+ TV Channel.

You can follow the news of the series on
Baron Noir and Ziad Doueiri‘s Official Facebook Pages
#BaronNoir

2016 Sundance Film Festival: The Birth of a Nation, Between Sea and Land, Morris From America and Sonita in the Lead!

After a long journey of films coming from all over the world, the winning long feature films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival were announced last night in Utah. Check the full list below:

U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic
The Birth of a Nation

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Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic
Swiss Army Man

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Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic
Morris from America

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U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award
Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, As You Are

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U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Performance
Joe Seo, Spa Night

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U.S Dramatic Special Jury Award for Individual Performance
Melanie Lynskey, The Intervention

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and Craig Robinson, Morris from America

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Also Read: List of Sundance 2016’s Winning Short Films

U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary
Weiner

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Directing Award: U.S. Documentary
Life, Animated

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U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing
NUTS!

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U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Social Impact Filmmaking
Trapped

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U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Writing
Kate Plays Christine

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U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Vérité Filmmaking
The Bad Kids

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Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize
Embrace of the Serpent

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World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic
Sand Storm

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Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic
Belgica

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World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting
Vicky Hernandéz and Manolo Cruz, Between Sea and Land

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World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Screenwriting
Mi Amiga del Parque

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World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Unique Vision & Design
The Lure

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World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary
Sonita

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Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary
All These Sleepless Nights

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World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Best Debut Feature
When Two Worlds Collide

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World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Best Cinematography
The Land of the Enlightened

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World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing
We Are X

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Also Read: 7 Feature Films to Watch at this Year’s Sundance!

Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic
The Birth of a Nation

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Audience Award: U.S. Documentary
Jim: The James Foley Story

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Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic
Between Sea and Land

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Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary
Sonita

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Audience Award: NEXT
First Girl I Loved

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You can follow all our Sundance Film Festival coverage on our hashtag #CineTrotterSFF.

List of Sundance 2016’s Winning Short Films

Even though the festival didn’t end yet and continues to bring a large number of exceptional worldwide films till Sunday, January 31st, Sundance revealed today the list of winners of the short films program, and here they are:

Short Film Grand Jury Prize
Thunder Road – Jim Cummings (U.S.A.)

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Officer Arnaud loved his mom.

Remaining Screenings:
Thursday 28 at 6 PM | Broadway Centre Cinema 6
Friday 29 at 3 PM | Yarrow Hotel Theatre

Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction
Maman(s) – Maïmouna Doucouré (France)

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Life is disrupted for eight-year-old Aida when her father returns with a young Senegalese woman, Rama, whom he introduces as his second wife. Sensitive to her mother’s distress, Aida decides to get rid of the new visitor.

Remaining Screening:
Saturday 30 at 7 PM | Holiday Village Cinema 4

Also Read: 2016 Sundance Film Festival: The Birth of a Nation, Between Sea and Land, Morris From America and Sonita in the Lead!

Short Film Jury Award – U.S. Fiction
The Procedure – Calvin Lee Reeder (U.S.A.)

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A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment.

Remaining Screening:
Friday 29 at 1 PM | Holiday Village Cinema 4

Short Film Jury Award – Non-Fiction
Bacon & God’s Wrath – Sol Friedman (Canada)

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A 90-year-old Jewish woman reflects on her life experiences as she prepares to try bacon for the first time.

Remaining Screening:
Thursday 28 at 9 PM | Yarrow Hotel Theatre

Also Read: 11 Short Films not to be Missed at this Year’s Sundance Film Festival!

Short Film Jury Award: Animation
Edmond – Nina Gantz (United Kingdom)

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Edmond’s impulse to love and be close to others is strong—maybe too strong. As he stands by a lake contemplating his options, he reflects on his defining moments in search of the origin of his desires.

Remaining Screening:
Thursday 28 at 4 PM | Holiday Village Cinema 4

Short Film Special Jury Award for Outstanding Performance
Grace Glowicki in Her Friend Adam (Canada)

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A boyfriend’s jealous impulse spirals out of control in 16 minutes of romantic doom.

Remaining Screening:
Saturday 30 at 5:30 PM | Prospector Square Theatre

Short Film Special Jury Award for Best Direction
Peacock – Ondřej Hudeček (Czech Republic)

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A twisted queer romance set in picturesque 19th-century Bohemia tells the true story of the birth of one of the nation’s most influential writers, with suspense, laughter, violence, hope, nudity, sex, and a happy ending—mostly a happy ending.

Remaining Screening:
Thursday 28 at 4 PM | Holiday Village Cinema 4

 

You can follow all our Sundance Film Festival coverage on our hashtag #CineTrotterSFF.
Click here to check the full schedule of the festival.

11 Short Films not to be Missed at this Year’s Sundance Film Festival!

Just like every year, Sundance Film Festival brings a large number of short films to be screened and to compete during the festival. This year, we have chosen 11 short films that are worth watching, mixed between animations, fictions and documentaries.

Animation Spotlight

Screening dates & venues:
Tuesday 26 at 3 PM | Broadway Centre Cinema 6
Saturday 30 at 8:30 PM | Holiday Village Cinema 1

1. Waves ’98 Ely Dagher (15 minutes)

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Disillusioned with life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar’s discovery lures him into the city. Immersed into a world that is close yet isolated, he loses track and finds himself struggling to keep his attachments and sense of home.

2. Pombo Loves You – Steve Warne (12 minutes)

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A distant father is forced to confront a heroic but troubled past life as ’80s TV character Pombo.

3. Life Smartphone – Chenglin Xie (3 minutes)

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The phenomenon of increasing smartphone addiction can be attributed to today’s cutting-edge technology. Staring at glowing screens instead of exploring the vast expanse of life, people are gradually alienating themselves from the richness, depth, and loveliness of life.

4. Bob Dylan Hates Me – Caveh Zahedi (6 minutes)

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Independent filmmaker Caveh Zahedi meets his childhood idol.

5. The Grandfather Drum – Michelle Derosier (13 minutes)

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As the balance of the world turns upside down for the Anishinabek people, the elder Naamowin builds a healing drum to save his grandson and his people.

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Documentary Shorts Program

Screening date & venue:
Thursday 28 at 9 PM | Yarrow Hotel Theatre

6. Flower of a Thousand Colours – Karen Vazquez Guadarrama (23 minutes)

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Flower of a Thousand Colours shows an intimate slice of the life of Emiliana, a loving mother who struggles every day with her rough environment—a Bolivian mining camp.

7. Jáaji Approx. – Sky Hopinka (8 minutes)

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Against landscapes that the artist and his father traversed, audio of the father in the Ho-Chunk language is transcribed using the International Phonetic Alphabet, which tapers off, narrowing the distance between recorder and recordings, new and traditional, memory and song.

8. A Woman and Her Car – Loïc Darses (28 minutes)

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December 31, 2003: Lucie decides to write a letter to the man who abused her from the age of 8 to 12 years old and resolves to personally bring it to him, wherever he may be.

Midnight Shorts Program

Screening dates & venues:
Monday 25 at 11:30 PM | Prospector Square Theatre
Friday 29 at 1 PM | Holiday Village Cinema 4

9. Boniato – Eric Mainade, Andres Meza-Valdes & Diego Meza-Valdes (22 minutes)

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An illegal migrant worker decides it’s time to move on from picking crops and find a better job. Little does she know, insidious supernatural forces have a different plan for her. Some borders aren’t meant to be crossed.

10. The Chickening – Nick DenBoer and Davy Force (6 minutes)

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All pork and no chicken makes Jack a dull boy. Luckily, Jack gets a new job as senior chief night manager at Charbay’s Chicken World and Restaurant Resort, the world’s largest fast-food entertainment complex; however, things quickly get very clucked.

New Frontier Shorts

Screening dates & venues:
Monday 25 at 6:30 PM | Redstone Cinema 1
Friday 29 at 6 PM | Broadway Centre Cinema 6
Saturday 30 at 6:15 PM | Holiday Village Cinema 2

11. Swimming in Your Skin Again – Terence Nance (22 minutes)

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This intensely musical film is about the spiritual anchorages of life in and around Miami. The story is drenched in the heat, spirit, and landscape of southern Florida.

 

You can follow all our Sundance Film Festival coverage on our hashtag #CineTrotterSFF.
Click here to check the full schedule of the festival.

 

Zyara: Henry Turned his Dream into Reality!

Last month, we talked about an exceptional artistic work, an international award-winning documentary web-series named ‘Zyara’ (or Visit), carrying with it the Lebanese identity. The amazing team of this series promised to keep sharing the stories of people from Lebanon and around the world, so here’s the second episode of this brilliant work. This time it’s with Henry Loussian, a Lebanese jewelry designer from Batroun (Lebanon) talking about old and current Beirut, about life and death, about his dream that he made real. Discover this inspirational story of Henry in this episode released back in December 2015.

An original Home of Cine-Jam creation

Learn more about ‘Zyara’ doc series and the team behind it here.