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Cannes Short Film Competition Retrospective

14 May 2014 8:52 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

Mubi is excited to announce a collaboration with the Cannes Court Métrage (Short Film Corner) to exclusively screen during the Festival de Cannes (May 14-25) a collection of short films previously shown in the Official Competition.

The retrospective varies from country to country, but highlights include: Cannes Jury President Jane Campion's Peel (1982), a short from 2013 Camera d'Or winner Anthony Chen, Ah MaChef de meute from Un Certain Regard alum Chloé Robichaud (Sarah Prefers to Run), Your Face (1987), a hand-drawn animation from Bill Plympton, and Waiting for P.O. Box, the first Syrian film to screen in Competition at the festival.

Retrospective lineup (depending on your country):

Ah Ma (Anthony Chen, Singapore, 2007)

Yardbird (Michael Spiccia, Australia, 2012)

Maya (Pedro Pio, Cuba, 2010)

Arena (João Salaviza, Portugal, 2009)

Chef de meute (Chloé Robichaud, Canada, 2012)

More than Two Hours (Ali Asgari, Iran, 2013)

Cross (Maryna Vroda, France, 2011)

Waiting for P.O. Box (Bassam Chekhes, »

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Streaming Curator Mubi Teaming Up with Cannes to Showcase Award-Winning Shorts

14 May 2014 8:15 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Internet streamer Mubi is partnering with the Cannes Film Festival in an effort to bring festival shorts to a global audience. The VOD service, in collaboration with Cannes Court Métrage, is streaming shorts that have run in official competition in years past for the duration of this year's fest.   Highlights of the engagement include 2013 Camera d'Or Anthony Chen's 2007 "Ah, Ma," former Un Certain Regard runner Chloe Robichaud's "Chef de Meute," and this year's Cannes Jury President Jane Campion's "Peel." The service, which places a new film available for streaming daily and hosts a film centric social forum, is inviting any filmmaker to submit their film at Mubi's booth to be run alongside these greats.  "We are delighted to bring these Cannes titles to a global audience," said Mubi founder and CEO Efe Cakerel. "Short films are the ideal way for the most exclusive festivals in the world to reach audiences wherever they. »

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Cannes Fest, VOD Platform Mubi Partner to Unspool Past Titles (Exclusive)

13 May 2014 3:11 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Global VOD platform Mubi has partnered with the Cannes Film Festival’s Court Metrage to screen exclusively a selection of short films that have played in competition at the event in past years.

The shorts will feature on the curated arthouse platform while the festival unspools (May 14-25).

Highlights include 1982 film “Peel,” helmed by Jane Campion, this year’s Cannes jury prexy, as well as 2007’s “Ah, Ma” from last year’s Camera d’Or winner Anthony Chen (“Ilo Ilo”). Also playing is “Chef de meute” from Chloe Robichaud, whose debut “Sarah Prefers to Run” bowed in Un Certain Regard last year.

Mubi founder and CEO Efe Cakarel said: “Short films are the ideal way for the most exclusive festivals in the world to reach audiences wherever they are.”

At Cannes, Mubi will select a new short film to screen alongside the classics. It invites filmmakers to drop by its »

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