TOUT SIMPLEMENT NOIR

Jean-Pascal Zadi, John Wax

FRANCE | 90 minutes | 2020

NIGHT HAS COME

Peter Van Goethem

BELGIUM | 59 minutes | 2019

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LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

BARCELONA BURNING
Theodore Ushev

O.V. Catalan

Hot wax painting on a Barcelona directory; a palimpsest reflecting the violence and madness of the riots that shocked Spain in October 2019.

QUéBEC, Canada, Spain | 5 minutes | 2019

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

BATTLEFIELD
Jannis Lenz

O.V. - Without dialogue

In this secluded barracks, a never-ending fight is going on, hidden from the public gaze.

AUSTRIA, Germany | 8 minutes | 2020

NATIONAL COMPETITION

BENJAMIN, BENNY, BEN
Paul Shkordoff

O.V. English | st French

An unexpected event threatens to undermine the job interview preparations of an anxious young man.

ONTARIO, Canada | 8 minutes | 2020

FNC EXPLORE

BLACK BAG
Qing Shao

Ex-military security guard Mr.S works for a bank and leads the life of a normal working-class man. He fantasizes about a major heist, a dream that becomes...

CHINA | 12 minutes | 2019

TEMPS Ø

THE BOOK OF VISION
Carlo S. Hintermann

O.V. English | st English

Three interconnected stories that toggle between past and present probe our relationship to science and the spiritual. In one, a present-day doctor and...

ITALY, United Kingdom, Belgium | 95 minutes | 2020

P'TITS LOUPS

BORIYA
Sung Ah MIN

O.V. - Without dialogue

Bori, a 7-year-old Korean girl, is bored by the routine of her country farm. She desperately looks for someone to play with.

FRANCE, South Korea | 18 minutes | 2019

TEMPS Ø

CAUGHT IN THE NET
Vít Klusák, Barbora Chalupova

O.V. Czech | st English

Three adult actresses posing as 12-year-old girls, three fake bedrooms, three cameras, three chat boxes with fake profiles. A social experiment on the...

CZECH REPUBLIC, Slovakia | 101 minutes | 2020

RENCONTRES PANCANADIENNES DU CINÉMA ÉTUDIANT

CAVE IN
Mathilde Chamussy, Gabrielle Chicoine, Marie-Ève Drolet

O.V. English

A journey to the microscopic wonders of cave water.

QUéBEC, Canada | 4 minutes | 2020

NATIONAL COMPETITION

CHEZ LES HEUREUX DE CE MONDE
Jean-François Sauvé

O.V. French | st English

What was promised as an escape into "How happy people live" turns into a living nightmare, a test that will mark the gateway to adulthood.

QUéBEC, Canada | 14 minutes | 2020

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

THE CLOUD IN HER ROOM
Zheng Lu Xinyuan

O.V. Mandarin | st English

Muzi, 22, returns to her hometown of Hangzhou. Her parents, now separated, have both moved on. She, in turn, hovers between past and present, flight and...

CHINA, Hong Kong | 101 minutes | 2020

PANORAMA INTERNATIONAL

COCOON
Leonie Krippendorff

O.V. German | st English

One long, hot summer, 14-year-old Nora spends most of her time with her sister and her sister’s best friend. While the two older girls run around with...

GERMANY | 95 minutes | 2020

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

COLDSHOT
Evin Collis

O.V. - Without dialogue

Surreal journey of a weary passenger train as it trudges north to the Hudson Bay revealing the monotony, oddities and marvels of Canada’s northern...

MANITOBA, Canada | 12 minutes | 2020

NATIONAL COMPETITION

COMME LA NEIGE AU PRINTEMPS
Marie-Ève Juste

O.V. - Without dialogue

Suffering from a strange disease that transforms her into florae, a woman inhabits her lover's ice fishing cabin.

QUéBEC, Canada | 14 minutes | 2020

NATIONAL COMPETITION

COMME UNE COMÈTE
Ariane Louis-Seize

O.V. French | st English

On a family trip to observe the shooting stars, Chloé, a withdrawn teenager, finds herself attracted to her mother’s new boyfriend.

QUéBEC, Canada | 24 minutes | 2020

LES INCONTOURNABLES

CONFERENCE
Ivan Tverdovsky

O.V. Russian | st English

Seventeen years after the deadly terrorist siege at the Dubrovka Theatre, Natalia, now retired to a convent, returns to Moscow to hold a memorial evening...

RUSSIA, Estonia, United Kingdom, Italy | 129 minutes | 2020

RENCONTRES PANCANADIENNES DU CINÉMA ÉTUDIANT

DANICA'S MOM
Kennedy Kao

O.V. English | st French

A mother of two goes through her daily routine: waiting for her daughter to call back.

ONTARIO, Canada | 13 minutes | 2020

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

DAU. NATASHA
Jekaterina Oertel, Ilya Khrzhanovsky

O.V. Russian | st English

Natasha and her younger assistant Olga work in the staff canteen of a Soviet-era research institute. They spend their evenings drinking and flirting with...

GERMANY, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Russia | 139 minutes | 2020

FNC EXPLORE

DAUGHTERS OF CHIBOK
Joel Benson

Narrating the aftermath of the 2014 Boko Haram kidnappings, this VR documentary explores gender rights and the right to education, seen through the eyes of...

NIGERIA | 11 minutes | 2019

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

DESTERRO
Maria Clara Escobar

O.V. Portuguese | st English

Laura and Israël move like ghosts around their little boy, an impenetrable wall of silence between them. The atmosphere, captured in static, meticulously...

BRAZIL, Portugal, Argentina | 123 minutes | 2020

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

DIGITAL FUNERAL: BETA VERSION
Sorayos Prapapan

O.V. English | st English

One of my dreams is to organize my own funeral.

THAILAND | 6 minutes | 2020

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

DISSOLUTION PROLOGUE (EXTENDED VERSION)
Siegfried Fruhauf

O.V. - Without dialogue

The curtain is emblematic of cinema: a veil of illusion that never completely closes but continuously opens.

AUSTRIA | 6 minutes | 2020

P'TITS LOUPS

DOROTHY LA VAGABONDE
Emmanuelle Gorgiard

O.V. French | st English

Rosine, Marguerite, Clarisse and Aglae graze peacefully in their fields. One beautiful spring morning, they unexpectedly discover a hairy creature in their...

FRANCE, Belgium | 9 minutes | 2018

FNC EXPLORE

DREAMIN' ZONE
Fabienne Giezendanner

O.V. - Without dialogue

Follow the memories of the now grown-up Yuri, a Korean woman, and take part in her incredible adventure in the most dangerous, yet beautiful, area of the...

FRANCE, Switzerland, Germany, South Korea | 18 minutes | 2020

LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES

DRINK SOME DARKNESS
Trevor Mowchun

O.V. English | st French

Door number one. Door number two... Door number three! A sentient light performs an elegy.

MANITOBA, Canada, United States | 11 minutes | 2020

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