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EuroAsia Short Films Festival, France and Korea

  • Goethe Institute 1990 K Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20006 United States (map)
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EuroAsia Shorts proudly presents an annual week of short films from Europe, Asia, and the United States, screened at embassies and cultural centers throughout Washington, D.C. Every night includes a cultural Q&A and discussion with experts, and several nights include special reception events! Join an international cinematic dialogue that is uniquely Washingtonian. 

his Year's Them: WomenWorldWide.

Women often face particular challenges to having their voices truly heard. More and more women are now telling stories as filmmakers, artistic creators, and as individuals, shaping the conversation and influencing how society understands and confronts the world's many challenges. This year's festival looks at the uniqueness and universality of women's experiences, contributions, and perspectives in all aspects of life. Women, whether artists or family members, professionals or visionaries, everyday people or extraordinary heroines -- it's time the world paid attention.

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France and Korea will screen their short films on June 5 at 6:30 PM at the GOETHE INSTITUTE (Entrance is located on 20th Street, midway between I and K Street), followed by a panel discussion. French shorts to be screened:

Oppressed Majority (Majorité Opprimée) France, 2010, 10 min. - Director: Eléonore Pourriat

A day in the life of a man suffering from everyday sexism in a world ruled by women.

Burn Out - France, Animation, 2017, 4:23 min. - Director: Cécile Carré, Gobelins, l’école de l’image (student project)

Stella, a space mechanic, has broken down and ended on a desert planet. While she is in despair, a little girl appears out of nowhere. Following the child into a tunnel, in the depths of the planet, she discovers a big cave full of objects that belonged to her, reminding her of the dreams she has left behind.

Beach Flags - France, Animation, 2013, 14 min. - Director: Sarah Saidan

Vida is a young Iranian lifeguard. Popular on her team, she is determined to fight in order to be the one to participate in an international competition in Australia. However, when Sareh who is as fast and talented as her, joins the team, Vida will have to face an unexpected situation.

I am Celib' (Je suis célib') - France, 2015, 2 : 20 min. - Director: Jérémie Poppe & Boris Vassallo

What if man was an object? What if he could be rented out just like a CapitalBikeShare? For Alice, the ideal man does not exist. She always rents one out at the local Celib‘ station when she needs one, according to her mood or her desire.

Myeongho (명호) - South Korea, 2017, 15min, documentary - Directors: Kim Set-byel, Kim Yun-jeong

Several generations reflect on what it means to be a woman in society: their journeys, finding joy, social pressure, men, and what they might have done differently, if given the chance. 

Check the festival website for details about all short films.

Free of admission, but registration is required. Donations are appreciated and support the Cultural Programs of the Alliance Française de Washington DC.