Il Silenzio / The Silence / Le Silence – Ali Asgari & Farnoosh Samadi

Director / Réalisateur : Ali Asgari & Farnoosh Samadi

15 mn – 2016 – Italie, France – Kurdish, Italian, English / Kurde, Italien, Anglais

Fatma and her mother are Kurdish refugees in Italy. On their visit to the doctor, Fatma has to translate what the doctor tells to her mother but she skeeps silent.

Fatma et sa mère sont réfugiés kurdes en Italie. Lors d’une consultation médicale, Fatma doit traduire ce que le médecin dit à sa mère, mais la jeune fille garde le silence…

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Script / Scénario : Farnoosh Samadi et Ali Asgari
Production : Kino Produzioni & Filmo
Cast / Avec : Alakus Fatma (daughter) , Ozel Cahide (mother), Carnelutti Valentina

 

Major selections / Principaux festivals

69th Festival de Cannes, France – Official Selection / Sélection Officielle
Hamptons International Film Festival, New York, USA – Best short film – Qualifying for the Academy Awards
Riace in Festival, Italy – Best Film
Cinemed, Montpellier, France
Calgary International Film Festival, Canada
Festival du Film Français d’Helvétie, Bienne, Switzerland – Prix du Bilinguisme 
BFI London, UK
Timishort, Timișoara, Roumania – Special Mention
Tehran International Short Film Festival, Iran
Kaohsiung Film Festival, Taiwan, China
Festival du Film Méditerranéen de Tanger, Morocco
Uppsala Short Film Festival, Sweden
Les Enfants Terribles, Huy, Belgium – Prix de la Trois
Adana Golden Bool, Adana, Turkey – Best short film
Haifa International Film Festival, Israel
Braunschweig International Film Festival, Germany 
Leeds International Film Festival, UK – Louis le Prince Award – Qualifying for the Academy Awards
Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia
Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico – Best Film by a Women Director / Special Mention
Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden
Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil
Dokufest, Prizren, Kosovo
Zonta Short Festival, Alessandria, Italy – Best direction
London Short Film Festival, UK
Signos de Noche, Argentina – Best short film
Festival Européen des Arcs, France
CurtaCinema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alcine, Madrid, Spain
Interfilm, Berlin, Germany – Best Film
Seminci, Valladolid, Spain – Prix Golden Spike for the Best Short Film
Un festival c’est trop court, Nice, France
Festival du film court de Villeurbanne, France
Tirana Film Festiva, Albania
Tous Courts, Aix-en-Provence, France
Flickerfest, Sydney, Australia – Windows on Europe Award for Best EU Short
Signes de Nuit, Paris, France – Best actress 
International Short Film Week Regensburg, Germany
Tampere Film Festival, Finlande
FEC, Reus, Spain
Rencontres du cinéma européen de Vannes, France
Mecal, Barcelona, Spain
Festival du film d’amour, Mons, Belgium – Best short film
Best Director Prize – Iranian Film Acamedy Awards

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