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Wednesday, October 21 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
COCTEAU'S SHADOW: French Language Fantasy/Sci-Fi Films

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Special presentation of French Speaking sci-fi and fantasy films at Woonsocket's Museum of Work and Culture.

Eloise Little Dreamer
| Myriam Obin, Director | 4 min. | Canada, 2015
This creative animation manages to bring voice to a day of celebration in the streets of the city; everyone is wearing masks and making noise. However, a little girl discovers things are not what they appear to be. What is, in reality, a peaceful protest is soon disrupted by an aggressive police action. 

Zéro | Tony T. Datis, Director | 10 min. France, 2014. In the heart of a small suburban park, a young boy is about to reveal his incredible secret to his classmate.

Josef et Aimée | Ben Shirinian, Director| 15 min. | Canada, 2014. Josef and Aimee were originally from cities in the north of France, but as the Nazi occupation of France drew near, their families sent them into hiding in the south of France. 

Hair Cut | Virginia Mori, Director | 8 min. | France, 2014. A teacher and her pupil linger in an empty classroom. Through their looks and gestures, a strange confrontation begins.

A Vif  | Guillaume Foresti, Director| 23 min. | France, 2014. Beatrice and Laurent are a couple. Laurent mysteriously lost his senses, little by little. Gradually, he lost the taste and smell, and touch. But more worryingly, it only affects his perception of his wife.  He wonders if the problem really comes from him...

Chulyen | Agnès Patron, Director | 20 min. | France, 2015. Up there, so close to the pole, Chulyen is bored. Half man, half crow, with his pitiless eyes he cuts the world into pieces. When Chulyen covets a giant's kayak, he comes down from the air to charm and deceive him.

Tarim le brave contre des Milles et Un Effects (Tarim the Brave Versus 1001 Special Effects) | Guillaume Rieu, Director | 19 min. | France, 2015. As he is going to save a princess imprisoned in the dungeon of an evil sorcerer, Tarim understands that he is the main character of a movie, and decides to fight against the special effect.

Wednesday October 21, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm EDT
Museum of Work and Culture