Opening Night

Île Courts 2015 ★ Opening Night

In the presence of the Minister of Arts and Culture of the Republic of Mauritius, the Ambassador of the European Union to Mauritius, the Ambassador of the Union of the Comoros, and the Ambassador of the Republic of the Seychelles.

The screening will be followed by an open discussion between the directors and the audience.

Le Trailer du Festival Île Courts 2015 from social on Vimeo

Julian Ratinon
in the framework of the Ecoclip project
Mauritius / 2015 / Animation / 3′
Without dialogues

From window to window, Ambre observes the changing world.

A Film by The Festival Patron
Newton I. Aduaka
Senegal, Nigeria / 2004 / Fiction / 13′
Without dialogue

Dakar, Senegal. Moussa, a man in his fifties, chooses to go out once night has fallen. He leaves the house impeccably dressed, not sparing a single glance for his child and wife on his way out. In search of a one-night stand, he cruises the streets of Dakar.

Filmmaker/ Patron in attendance

The 2015 Collection

Set up by the Porteurs d’Images Association, the Film Fabrik programme has been offering, since 2008, the technical, financial and logistical means to Mauritian scriptwriters/directors to create their films, from the phase of writing the script to that of diffusing the final product. Film Fabrik is the will to foster the development of a unique local cinema, one very much our own yet capable of traveling beyond our borders.

Phone Connection
Sophie Robert
Mauritius / 2015 / Fiction / 4′
Mauritian Kreol, subtitiles in English
Today, Neha and Hanuman both celebrate their birthdays. But they cannot get along because of some communication problems.

Filmmaker in attendance.
Damien Dittberner
Mauritius / 2015 Fiction / 15′
Mauritian Creole, subtitled in English

Gaëtan has lost the toy soldier with which he had been playing. While he’s figuring out how to replace it, it doesn’t take him long to realize that the adults around will be of no help. So, Gaëtan decides to play their own game by their own rules…

Filmmaker in attendance.

Trailer : Boutik
Rod Zegwi dan Pikan
Azim Moollan
Mauritius / 2015 / Experimental / 5′
Mauritian Creole, subtitled in English

A moment suspended, in mid-air, in Melissa’s memories of tightrope-walking…

Filmmaker in attendance

Trailer : Rod Zegwi dan Pikan

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