Festival Ciné Junior : Édition 2020

COMPETITION

INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM COMPETITION

FRITZI, A REVOLUTIONARY TALE

Ralf Kukula and Mathias Bruhn / animation / Germany / 2019 / 1h 26m / French soundtrack / 7-year-old

GDR, Summer 1989. No-one realises that the Berlin wall will soon fall.
12-year-old Fritzi is worried. She has been taking care of her friend’s dog, Sputnik, during the holidays. Now the holidays are over and her friend, Sophie, has not returned to Leipzig. When Fritzi finds out that Sophie’s family has fled to the FRG via Hungary, she decides to go reunite them...
This animated film coincides with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and recreates the historic event through the eyes of a freedom and justice-loving child.

Screenings
22.01.2020, 9h30 : Vincennes, Le Vincennes
23.01.2020, 9h30 : Créteil La Lucarne
23.01.2020, 10h : Vitry, 3 Cinés Robespierre
24.01.2020, 9h30 : Fontenay Le Kosmos
27.01.2020, 14h : Sucy Espace J-M. Poirier
28.01.2020, 9h30 : Choisy le Roi, Le Cinéma
28.01.2020, 9h30 : Orly Centre Culturel
28.01.2020, 10h : Maisons-Alfort, Théâtre C. Debussy
*29.01.2020, 14h : L’Haÿ-les-Roses, La Tournelle
30.01.2020, 14h : Vitry, 3 Cinés Robespierre
31.01.2020, 16h15 : Arcueil, Espace J. Vilar

Contact
Septieme Factory
Nancy Demeritens
nancy.demeritens (at) septiemefactory.com

A FIRST FAREWELL

Lina Wang / fiction / China / 2018 / 1h 26m / Original soundtrack with French subtitles / 8-year-old
In the heart of northwest China, surrounded by cotton fields and desert, is the Uyghur village where Isa lives. Isa must accept her mother’s illness and her friends’ leaving to attend a new school.
This film offers a sensitive look at the Chinese Muslim minority, who struggle to conform to the Chinese education system. It was awarded the Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus section at the 2019 Berlinale.

27.01.2020, 14h15 : Champigny, Studio 66
28.01.2020, 14h : Créteil, La Lucarne
28.01.2020, 14h : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
28.01.2020, 14h30 : Orly, Centre culturel
29.01.2020, 9h30 : Vincennes, Le Vincennes
31.01.2020, 14h : Vitry, 3 Cinés Robespierre
31.01.2020, 14h30 : Arcueil, Espace J. Vilar
*01.02.2020, 14h30 : Villiers, Le Casino
03.02.2020, 14h : Sucy en Brie, Espace J-M. Poirier
04.02.2020, 9h30 : Créteil, La Lucarne


Contact

Flash Forward Entertainment
Susan Lee
whatzupsusanwork (at) gmail.com

EMU RUNNER

Imogen Thomas / fiction / Australia / 2018 / 1h 35m / Original soundtrack with French subtitles / 9-year-old
Gem, a nine-year-old girl, copes with the grief caused by the death of her mother by secretly joining up with a wild emu, the mythical bird of her ancestors.
The director recounts with sensitivity and poetry the nostalgia of an indigenous girl and the resilience of her community after the death of her mother.

Screenings
23.01.2020, 14h : Créteil, La Lucarne
23.01.2020, 14h : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
23.01.2020, 14h15 : Champigny, Studio 66
24.01.2020, 9h30 : Le Perreux, Centre des Bords de Marne
28.01.2020, 10h : Vitry, 3 Cinés Robespierre
30.01.2020, 9h30 : Arcueil, Espace J. Vilar
30.01.2020, 9h30 : Nogent, Royal Palace
30.01.2020, 14h : Choisy, Le Cinéma
04.02.2020, 9h15 : Sucy, Espace J.-M. Poirier

Contact
Oration Films
victorevatt at bigpond.com

ROCKS

Sarah Gavron / fiction / England / 2019 / 1h 33m / Original soundtrack with French subtitles / 12-year-old
Rocks, 15, lives in London with her mother and little brother. When their mother vanishes overnight, they have to start a new life with the help of Rock’s best friends. She will do anything to evade the social services.
This feature film, presented at several international festivals, evokes the heart-breaking story of adolescent girls struggling for survival in London today.

Screenings
23.01.2020, 9h30 : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
23.01.2020, 10h : Vitry, 3 Cinés Robespierre
24.01.2020, 9h30 : Créteil, Le Palais
24.01.2020, 14h : Le Perreux, Centre des Bords de Marne
*24.01.2020, 14h : Saint Maur des Fossés, Le Lido
29.01.2020, 10h : Champigny, Studio 66
30.01.2020, 11h30 : Arceuil, Espace J. Vilar

Contact
Haut et Court
Maxime Bracquemart
maxime.bracquemart at hautetcourt.com

ADOLESCENTES

Sébastien Lifshitz / documentary / France / 2019 / 2h 15m / 13-year-old
Emma and Anaïs are inseparable, yet everything is against them. This documentary follows their journey from the age of 13 to adulthood, five years during which transformations and firsts vie with each other.
Through this touching chronicle of youth, this documentary also paints a portrait of France and its recent history.


Screenings

22.01.2020, 9h15 : Champigny, Studio 66
24.01.2020, 10h : Vitry, 3 cinés Robespierre
28.01.2020, 9h30 : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
30.01.2020, 9h30 : Créteil, La Lucarne
30.01.2020, 14h30 : Arcueil, Espace J. Vilar
04.02.2020, 9h30 : Vincennes, Le Vincennes

Contact
Ad Vitam
emmelie (at) advitamdistribution.com

ANTIGONE

Sophie Deraspe / fiction / Canada / 2019 / 1h 49m French soundtrack / 13-year-old
While helping her brother escape from prison, Antigone must deal with the existing legal system. To the laws of men she prefers her own sense of justice, ruled by love and solidarity. The brilliant teen, who until then had lived a blameless life, feels the vise tightening around her. But she is also heartened by the wave of support coming from the young people who see her as a heroine...
Named best Canadian film at the last Toronto International Film Festival, this film is a vibrant contemporary reinterpretation of Sophocles’ eponymous tragedy.

Screenings
23.01.2020, 9h30 : Saint Maur des Fossés, Le Lido
27.01.2020, 9h30 : Choisy le Roi, Le Cinéma
27.01.2020, 14h : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
27.01.2020, 14h30 : Vitry, 3 Cinés Robespierre
29.01.2020, 10h : Cachan, La Pléiade
30.01.2020, 9h30 : Nogent, Royal Palace
30.01.2020, 14h : Créteil, La Lucarne
31.01.2020, 10h30 : Arcueil, Espace J. Vilar
31.01.2020, 14h : Chevilly, Théâtre A. Malraux

Contact
Ligne 7
timothee (at) ligne7.fr

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION

International Short Films Competition 2 years old

CLOUDY
Filip Diviak, Zuzana Čupová / Animation / Czech Republic / 2018 / 5 min
Mr Gnome is sunbathing in his garden when some small clouds suddenly hide the sun. Mr. Gnome is annoyed, but fortunately, he knows exactly how to solve the problem.
Contact
Lukáš Gregor
gregor (at) utb.cz

L’ATELIER
Bianca Mansani / Animation / France / 2019 / 4 min
A little girl disrupts the routine of her grandmother working in her sewing room.
Contact
La Poudrière

LE PETIT POUSSIN ROUX
Célia Tisserant / Animation / France / 2019 / 13 min
A delicious smell of cake wafts through the farmyard. Enticed by this, a hungry little red chick decides to make scrumptious muffins too, using a recipe the farmer has given her.
Contact
Studio Wasia
Mikhal Bak
mikhal.bak (at) gmail.com
+33 9 79 34 99 02

SLOTH
Julia Ocker / Animation / Germany / 2018 / 3 min
A sloth wants to buy himself an ice cream cone, but sadly, he’s way too slow.
Contact
Studio Film Bilder

FORESTS
Katy Wang / Animation / UK / 2018 / 3 min
A little bear goes on an adventure with a giant dog through the mountains on a rainy night.
Contact
Katy Wang
katyjwang (at) gmail.com

Screenings
*22.01.2020, 10h : L’Haÿ-les-Roses, La Tournelle
22.01.2020, 10h : Le Perreux sur Marne, Centre des Bords de Marne
*22.01.2020, 10h : Vitry-sur-Seine, 3 Cinés Robespierre
23.01.2020, 9h15 : Choisy-le-Roi, Le Cinéma
27.01.2020, 9h15 : Créteil, La Lucarne
27.01.2020, 10h15 : Créteil, La Lucarne
27.01.2020, 10h : Champigny, Studio 66
28.01.2020, 9h30 : Magny, Maison de l’environnement
28.01.2020, 10h : Vitry-sur-Seine, 3 Cinés Robespierre
30.01.2020, 10h : Vitry-sur-Seine, 3 Cinés Robespierre
30.01.2020, 9h15 : Chevilly-la-Rue, Théâtre A. Malraux
30.01.2020, 10h15 : Chevilly-la-Rue, Théâtre A. Malraux
30.01.2020, 9h : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
30.01.2020, 10h15 : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
30.01.2020, 10h : Gentilly, Salle des Fêtes
30.01.2020, 9h30 : Le Perreux sur Marne, Centre des Bords de Marne
*02.02.2020, 10h : Vitry-sur-Seine, 3 Cinés Robespierre + festive screening
03.02.2020, 10h30 : Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Le Lido

International Short Films Competition 5 years old

THE CONCRETE JUNGLE
Marie Urbánková / Animation / Czech Republic / 2019 / 8 min
When a neighbour drills into his wall, how do you identify this unfamiliar new sound ? Is it a buffalo stampede next door ? Or perhaps a tribe of savage cannibals ?
Contact
FAMU
alexandra.hroncova (at) famu.cz

OVERBOARD !
Filip Pošivač, Barbora Valecka / Animation / Czech Republic / 2019 / 12 min
The flood will soon overwhelm the world and Noah’s Ark is there to save all the species. The cabins are built for specific animal couples. The rules on board are very strict ! What can you do when you don’t look like anyone else ?
Contact
Nutprodukce
Kateřina Šafaříková
katka (at) nutprodukce.cz

HIDE N SEEK
Barbora Halířová / Animation / Czech Republic / 2018 / 7 min
Playing a game of hide and seek, a little boy looks for a good hideout. During the game, the perception of passing time transforms.
Contact
FAMU
Alexandra Hroncova
alexandra.hroncova chez famu.cz

MATILDA
Irène Iborra, Edu Puertas / Animation / France / 2018 / 7 min
Matilda is having trouble falling asleep and plays with her bedside lamp until the light bulb burns out ! Matilda finds herself in the dark. The little girl gets her flashlight and explores the darkness, discovering the charms of night-time.
Contact
Studio Wasia
Mikhal Bak
mikhal.bak (at) gmail.com
+33 9 79 34 99 02

A TIGER WITH NO STRIPES
Raúl `Robin´ Morales Reyes / Animation / Switzerland / 2018 / 7 min
A little tiger decides to embark on a long journey in hopes of finding his stripes.
Contact
Studio Wasia
Mikhal Bak
mikhal.bak (at) gmail.com
+33 9 79 34 99 02

Screenings
23.01.2020, 9h30 : L’Haÿ-les-Roses, La Tournelle
23.01.2020, 10h : Maisons-Alfort, NECC
23.01.2020, 14h30 : Vincennes, Espace D. Sorano
24.01.2020, 9h30 : Orly, Centre Culturel
24.01.2020, 9h15 : Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Le Lido
24.01.2020, 10h30 : Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Le Lido
24.01.2020, 9h30 : L’Haÿ-les-Roses, La Tournelle
24.01.2020, 10h : Arcueil, Espace Jean Vilar
24.01.2020, 9h15 : Créteil, La Lucarne
24.01.2020, 10h15 : Créteil, La Lucarne
*26.01.2020, 15h : Choisy-le-Roi, Le Cinéma + festive screenings
27.01.2020, 9h15 : Sucy-en-Brie, Espace J.-M. Poirier
27.01.2020, 9h30 : L’Haÿ-les-Roses, La Tournelle
27.01.2020, 9h30 : Magny, Maison de l’environnement
28.01.2020, 9h30 : Joinville-le-Pont, Cinéma Prévert
28.01.2020, 14h30 : Joinville-le-Pont, Cinéma Prévert
*29.01.2020, 13h45 : Vincennes, Le Vincennes
*29.01.2020, 15h : Champigny, Médiathèque
30.01.2020, 10h : La Courneuve, L’Etoile
30.01.2020, 10h : Champigny, Studio 66
31.01.2020, 9h : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
31.01.2020, 10h15 : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
03.02.2020, 9h30 : Le Perreux sur Marne, Centre des Bords de Marne
03.02.2020, 10h : Vitry-sur-Seine, 3 Cinés Robespierre

International Short Films Competition 7 years old

TÊTARD
Jean-Claude Rozec / Animation / France / 2019 / 14 min
I was very small, but I still remember it so clearly. Mum and Dad couldn’t see a thing, but I knew right away. That thing in the cradle wasn’t my little brother. It was you. You already had that funny face. And also, you stank... Didn’t you, Tadpole ?
Contact
Studio Wasia
Mikhal Bak
mikhal.bak (at) gmail.com
+33 9 79 34 99 02

FISCH-BOWLE
Tanja Hurrle / Fiction / Germany / 2018 / 13 min
Mika, a sensitive 10-year-old, tries to save a goldfish. That’s when he meets Lotte and immediately falls in love with the headstrong girl. But he hides his feelings when he has to face his parents’ arguing at home.
Contact
Your Film Agency
Kate Seabrook
kate (at) augohr.de

MOUTONS, LOUP ET TASSE DE THÉ…
Marion Lacourt / Animation / France / 2019 / 12 min
At night, while the members of a family engage in curious rituals before going to asleep, a child calls up a wolf in a box hidden under his bed. Disquieting sheep besiege the door of his room.
Contact
Varicoloured
Carla Vulpiani
cv (at) varicoloured.eu

SAÏGON SUR MARNE
Aude Ha Leplège / Animation / Belgium / 2019 / 14 min
In between household chores, an elderly couple tell their granddaughter about their life in Vietnam and France during the war. They detail the major chapters of their relationship from the day they met until now, sometimes with humour, sometimes with solemnity.
Contact
Novanima
Magali Hériat
magali (at) novanima.com

AU PAYS DE L’AURORE BORÉALE
Caroline Attia / Animation / France / 2019 / 15 min
Colin has been living with his grandfather Karl since his parents died. When Karl goes off to hunt the narwhal, Colin ends up a stowaway in his sled-hut. He must overcome his fears and learn the secrets of the Far North.
Contact
Varicoloured
Carla Vulpiani
cv (at) varicoloured.eu

Screenings
*22.01.2020, 15h : Champigny, Médiathèque
23.01.2020, 14h : Choisy-le-Roi, Le Cinéma
23.01.2020, 14h30 : Maisons-Alfort, NECC
23.01.2020, 9h15 : Sucy-en-Brie, Espace J.-M. Poirier
23.01.2020, 10h : Vitry-sur-Seine, 3 Cinés Robespierre
24.01.2020, 14h30 : Champigny, Studio 66
24.01.2020, 14h : Arcueil, Espace Jean Vilar
24.01.2020, 14h30 : Orly, Centre Culturel
*25.01.2020, 18h : Vitry-sur-Seine, 3 Cinés Robespierre + festive screening
27.01.2020, 10h : La Courneuve, L’Etoile
28.01.2020, 9h15 : Créteil, La Lucarne
28.01.2020, 10h15 : Magny, Maison de l’environnement
28.01.2020, 14h30 : Gentilly, Salle des Fêtes
28.01.2020, 14h30 : Maisons-Alfort, Théâtre C. Debussy
28.01.2020, 9h30 : Ormesson, Centre Culturel
*29.01.2020, 16h : Villiers, Médiathèque
*29.01.2020, 14h : Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Le Lido
30.01.2020, 9h30 : Joinville-le-Pont, Cinéma Prévert
30.01.2020, 14h30 : Joinville-le-Pont, Cinéma Prévert
30.01.2020, 14h : Fontenay, Le Kosmos
Lundi 03/02, 9h30 : Gentilly, Auditorium
Mardi 04/02, 14h : Le Perreux sur Marne, Centre des Bords de Marne

International Short Films Competition 11 years old

MON JUKE-BOX
Florentine Grelier / Animation / France / 2019 / 15 min
I heard a song by chance the other day. An old rock and roll song. It felt familiar to me. It’s surely one of those that used to play on one of my father’s infernal machines. My father the adventurer, the man of a thousand lives, the king of the jukebox.
Contact
Novanima
Magali Hériat
magali (at) novanima.com

UNCLE THOMAS : ACCOUNTING FOR THE DAYS
Regina Pessoa / Animation / Portugal, Canada, France / 2019 / 13 min
This film is a tribute to my uncle Thomas, who lived a simple, anonymous life, but who was so important to me. This is my testament to the fact that a person’s life doesn’t have to be extraordinary for them to become someone exceptional in our life. (Regina)
Contact
Portuguese Short Film Agency
Emanuel Oliveira
emanuel (at) curtas.pt

LE CHANT D’AHMED
Foued Mansour / Animation / France / 2018 / 30 min
Ahmed, a worker at the public showers nearing retirement age, notices Mike, a teenager gone astray, who shows up one day. Within these walls, in a place that is about to disappear, a strange relationship develops between these two damaged souls.
Contact
Manifest
Anaïs Colpin
anais (at) manifest.pictures

MEMORABLE
Bruno Collet / Animation / France / 13 min
Louis, a painter, and his wife Michelle have been experiencing strange happenings of late. The world around them seems to be transforming. Furniture, objects, and people slowly lose their realness. They lose all structure, sometimes disintegrating entirely.
Contact
Vivement Lundi !
Ophélie Broudin
contact (at ) vivement-lundi.com

MAX
Florence Hugues / Animations / France / 2019 / 18 min
Maxine is working an internship in a car garage. She works hard, putting all her energy and enthusiasm into getting hired on a permanent contract. But unfortunately, the reality of the workaday world will remind her of her situation : she’s a woman in a man’s world...
Contact
Manifest
Anaïs Colpin
anais (at) manifest.pictures

Screenings
23.01.2020, 14h : Sucy-en-Brie, Espace J.-M. Poirier
28.01.2020, 14h : Champigny, Studio 66
30.01.2020, 10h : Vitry-sur-Seine, 3 Cinés Robespierre
31.01.2020, 9h30 : Créteil, La Lucarne
31.01.2020, 9h30 : Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Le lido
03.02.2020, 10h30 : Ormesson, Centre Culturel
04.02.2020, 9h30 : L’Haÿ-les-Roses, La Tournelle

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