Between October 21 and November 3, Festival Scope is showcasing Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (FNC). Vague Visages is proud to once again be a media partner. Festival Scope’s latest spotlight features a selection of international shorts, with only 200 unique free screenings available worldwide. All films are available to watch, for free, HERE.
Vague Visages will cover multiple FNC shorts through November 3. Here’s the 2019 lineup for the Festival Scope FNC showcase:
Astres (Andrée-Anne Roussel): Hyo-Jin attends the funeral of her younger sister in South Korea, her homeland. First denying the pain caused by her loss, she decides to shorten her stay in Korea and swiftly returns home to Montreal. The death of her sister disturbs her daily life, triggering rather irrational thoughts, despite her scientific and pragmatic spirit.
Carl’s Motel (Stuart McIntyre): As Jack grapples with the choices he has made, he is forced to come to terms with his own personal turmoil.
Chubby (Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Dusty Mancinelli): A 10-year-old girl struggles with the residual trauma of her sexual abuse.
Flood (Joseph Amenta): A queer teenage boy takes his younger sister on an adventure for her 10th birthday until their celebration is interrupted and the cost of their freedom is exposed.
B.K.S. (Alexa-Jeanne Dubé): B.K.S. uses A.S.M.R video codes to tell a break-up sex story.
Oracle (Aaron Poole): A child internalizes the chaos of home renovations and his parents’ preoccupation, precipitating a fever dream that catapults his consciousness into adult realms of obsession and dread.
Pick (Alicia K. Harris): A young girl wears her afro to school on picture day and must deal with the unexpected consequences.
She Who Wears the Rain (Marianne Métivier): Immersed in a world halfway between reality and a dream, Agnes will have to confront her mourning.
Tartarus (Omar Elhamy): An exhausted gangster encounters a spectre from his past, a presence without censure, nor even warning, but with a message of inevitability.
The Evaporated People (Yann-Manuel Hernandez): On August 1st, 2008, Marc B. was seen for the last time near Dorwin Falls in Rawdon. He vanished without leaving a trace like thousand of others around the world. They are called ”Johatsu”, the Evaporated.
The Pose (Kevin Dempster): A nude model finds peace in a classical pose.
Velvet Cut (Shaun Stander): It’s the 1800s in the American desert and a solitary, troubled man gets bitten by a rattlesnake. Nothing is certain anymore in this luminescent night.