Friday, May 06, 2011

ACID Cannes 2011 Lineup

Not many talk about this parallel Cannes section dedicated to independent cinema, but this year instead of just taking a fast reading of their selection decided to do a post about the Agency for Independent Cinema and its Distribution or Association du Cinéma Indépendant pour sa Diffusion (ACID).

The ACID Selection

Feature Films
黑血 Black Blood, Miaoyan Zhang, China and France
Bovines (Cattle), Emmanuel Gras, France (documentary)
Gatos Viejos (Old Cats), Pedro Peirano and Sebastian Silva, Chile (lesbian interest)
Goodnight Nobody, Jaqueline Zünd, Switzerland and Germany (documentary)
Le Grand Tour (The Big Trip), Jérôme le Maire, Belgium
Noces éphémères (Ephemeral Weddings), Reza Serkanian, France and Iran
Palazzo delle Aquile, Stefano Savona, Alessia Porto and Ester Sparatore, France and Italy (documentary)
Rives (Day), Armel Hostiou, France
Rue des Cités (Slums Road), Carine May, Hakim Zouhani, France (fiction and documentary)

Special Screenings
Léa, Bruno Rolland, France
Paraboles (The Art of Speaking), Emmanuelle Demoris, France (documentary)
Putty Hill, Matthew Porterfield, USA

Short Films
Dancing Odeon, Kathy Sebbah, France, 25’
Pandore, Virgil Vernier, France, 35’
Short Films from Talent Cannes Adami 2011 (go here to learn more about ADAMI)
Christine, Gilles Porte
Deep Inside, Marc Gibaja
Devine, Laurent Perreau
Encore Hereux, Ivan Calbérac
Scène de vestiaire, Frédéric Malègue
Yasmine la révolution, Karin Albou

To read information, synopsis, watch photos or trailers go here for French or here for English.

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