A new feature in production details the story of troubled times in Cambodia, and finds French distribution. Director Denis Do talks to Zippyframes.com about Funan.
The Suicide Shop (Le magasin des sucides) by Patrice Leconte is an anomaly: a film that is so warm that belies its subject-matter, but also contrived and stereotyped.
Approved for Adoption (Couleur de peau: miel / Skin color: honey) by Jung and Laurent Boileau is a welcome study of a neglected area in child development, but minimizes all the harsh edges of the adoption predicament it describes.
A group of students from the French Gobelins School of Image have made this sweet and psychologically relevant film about timidity.
The new artistic director of the International Animation festival of Annecy, the Canadian Marcel Jean, explains the new changed policy of the celebrated festival.
Joanna Lurie presents two bubble characters in her Partir (Leaving).
When animation can be creative in a most unexpected, instant way. Watch the adult-themed Instant Excitations by Adrien Weber.
A group of students at Supinfocom Arles school, France, have directed a short about a calm but strange funeral. Watch Le Taxidermiste.
A Roman soldier is asked to deliver a message through the forest, but has to pass through a bear guarding its own space. Watch Dum Spiro.
The French film Day of the Crows is a most welcome, beautiful and well-constructed story of a savage environment with its long-hidden secrets.
The French directors Julie Rembauville and Nicolas Bianco-Levrin investigate what happens in a society that revolves around the letter R. Watch the film
Interested in Jean Genet? Watch the experimental Holy Water by Tunc Gencer.
Watch an inventive, and brain-worthy little film: Je m' appelle Nathan (My name is Nathan) by Benoit Berthe.
7 directors tell a romantic death story between a skeleton, a woman and a dog. Watch Le fantôme de l'apéro.
The French feature film A Monster in Paris is in reality a paean to Paris, but not to its citizens.
Benjamin Renner presents his César-nominated, La queue de la souris (A Mouse Tale). Watch the film.
The Cannes-awarded Bruno Collet presents his latest, rotoscope film, His Indochina.
Sometimes visual deficiencies become a challenges for animators. Read the info about and watch the Astigmatismofilm, now Annecy-selected.
Le Tableau (The Painting) by the French master Jean-François Laguionie can at the same time enchant the eye and capture the mind of the spectator.
A French graduation film, Let the sun come in by Charles Lemor attains drama and beauty.
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