You can roll your eyes while sitting through 30 to 45 minutes of advertising before the feature film starts (it almost feels like your dentist is performing a root canal). Or like INTERFILM BERLIN SHORT FILM DISTRIBUTION, you can follow an old, but nearly forgotten cinematic tradition and fill this span of time with a short supporting film before the main film is screened. But how do you choose one? The SUPPORTING FILM CONTEST shows a rapid succession of five- to seven-minute long films to an audience who then selects which ones could fill this spot.
GAUTHIER AMMEUX / ALEXANDRE DUMEZ / VALENTINE BAILLON / BENJAMIN CHAUMENY / LEA FINUCCI / MARINA ROGER // France // 2017 // 07:30 min
A tiger and its pursuer end up in a space station, where they meet an astronaut and his goldfish. It quickly becomes apparent that weightlessness turns everything upside down.
Elie Martins / Oscar Aubry / Tom Goyon / Héloïse Solt // France // 2017 // 05:36 min
The sizzling hot sun, pop-up tents scattered about, vibrating cellphones falling into the pool. Summer vacation doesn’t always go as planned, but if you stay in a good mood, you can brush it all aside.