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Cannes Short Film Competition Retrospective

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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 Ma, Chef 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

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

Cannes Fest, VOD Platform Mubi Partner to Unspool Past Titles (Exclusive)
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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Unifrance’s MyFrenchFilmFestival Unveils Lineup

Unifrance’s MyFrenchFilmFestival Unveils Lineup
Marrakech, Morocco– Alice Winocour’s period drama “Augustine,” Jean-Christophe Dessaint’s artsy toon “The Day of The Crows,” and Marc Fitoussi’s comedy “Pauline Detective” are among the 10 pics set to compete at Unifrance’s fourth edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival.com, an online fest.

U.K.’s Lynne Ramsay (“We Need to Talk About Kevin”), Italy’s Marco Bellocchio (“Vincere”) and India’s Anurag Kashyap (“Ugly”) have come on board to serve on the filmmakers’ jury which will be presided by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (“The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet,” who succeeds “The Artist” helmer Michel Hazanavicius.

Pics will also vie for the international press, audience and social networks nods.

Web users will have access to 10 feature-lenghts and 10 shorts subtitled in 13 languages and available across 20 platforms, including iTunes, in 80 territories.

Fest was created by Unifrance to promote French films that are still available in many international territories. Although the initiative is not exactly lucrative,
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Top 20 Alternative Picks for Cannes 2013: Chloé Robichaud’s Sarah préfère la course

Sarah préfère la course – Chloé Robichaud

Section: Un Certain Regard

Buzz: The Quebecois wunderkind appears to have made quite the impression on the Cannes family, gaining entry into a coveted Un Certain Regard category showing, after having competed in Palme d’or competition with her short (Chef de meute) in the previous year. Chloé Robichaud’s short also landed at the Toronto International Film Festival and was named as one of Tiff’s top 10 short films of 2012. It actress on the Croisette this year in Sophie Desmaris toplines this young adult dealing with Olympic-sized pressures account, and the trailer indicts that there might be something special in the sauce. It appears that Xavier Dolan is not the only bright hope, in what has fast become a vibrant Quebecois filmmaking scene.

The Gist: This tells the story of a young woman (Desmarais) who moves from rural Quebec to Montreal with her
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AFI Fest 2012 Announces Lineup For World Cinema, Breakthrough, Midnight And Shorts Selections

AFI Fest 2012 presented by Audi, a program of the American Film Institute, today announced the remaining sections and films that will screen in the festival.s World Cinema, Breakthrough, Midnight and Shorts programs. AFI Fest, which annually presents the best of world cinema in the movie capital of the world, will take place November 1 through 8 at the historic Grauman.s Chinese Theatre, the Chinese 6 Theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

World Cinema showcases the most anticipated and prize-winning international films of the year, Breakthrough highlights work discovered only through the submission process and Midnight.s selections are always haunting. Both World Cinema and Breakthrough feature a number of films making their North American or U.S. Premieres, including The Angels. Share, Greatest Hits, Laurence Anyways, Nairobi Half Life, Pieta, White Elephant and Zaytoun.

Two of the shorts in competition are from AFI Conservatory.s recent class of
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2012 AFI Fest Load Up in Petzold, Haneke, Mungiu, Reygadas, Assayas, Miguel Gomes and a pair from Seidl

Today, AFI 2012 announced its complete lineup, after previously debuting its New Auteurs, Young Americans, Galas and Special Screenings we finally get a look at the Midnight, Breakthrough, Shorts, and deliriously good World Cinema Selections.

The Shorts section, with almost too many to count, features new work from Nacho Vigalando, Nicolas Provost, and even Shia Labeouf (Cannes selected), among many others. The four Midnight titles all played in Tiff 2012’s Midnight Madness selection, and here we see John Dies at the End making a stop here after originally premiering at Sundance. They’ve nabbed three North American premieres in their Breakthrough section, including Kid from Fien Troch, Nairobi Half Life from David Tosh Gitonga, and Oh Boy from Jan Ole Gerster. But AFI has managed to really impress with it’s World Cinema selections. Just as they nabbed Cannes premiere Holy Motors for their Special Screenings, they’ve nabbed several high
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Spotlight on the Cannes Film Festival

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Back Stage is on the ground at the Cannes Film Festival. Check back here for regular updates and celebrity interviews!'Moonrise Kingdom' Opens Festival; Alec Baldwin Wows CrowdBack Stage arrives at the Palais des Festivals in Cote d'Azure, France for the Cannes Film Festival.Lily Rabe Cast as Mary PickfordThe producers are currently taking meetings about additional casting at the Cannes Film Festival.Cotillard Stars in 'Rust & Bone,' Plus Surprise Musical PerformancesOn day two of the Cannes Film Festival, Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts premiere their new film "Rust & Bone," and Lmfao takes the stage.Filmmaker Chloé Robichaud Discusses ‘Chef de Meute’Up-and-coming Montreal filmmaker Chloé Robichaud discusses her short film, “Chef de Meute,” one of the official selections at Cannes.‘Madagascar 3’ Summons Celebs; Jackie Chan Retires From ActionJessica Chastain discusses voice acting in ‘Madagascar,” and “Reality” actor Aniello Arena misses festival.Guy Pearce is Creepy in ‘Lawless’; ‘Antiviral’ is.
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Cannes: Filmmaker Chloé Robichaud Discusses ‘Chef de Meute’

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Montreal filmmaker, Chloé Robichaud is no stranger to Cannes. With two festivals already under her belt, the 24-year-old Quebec native is a seasoned professional. However this year is different for Robichaud. This year she's competing for a Palme d'Or."Having a film in competition makes me feel like I'm here for the first time,” she told Back Stage.In 2010, she was in Cannes with her short film "Moi Non Plus," which was part of the Short Film Corner sidebar. The next year she was back with "Nature Morte," which was selected as part of Quebec showcase.But now she is in the big leagues with her short film "Chef de Meute" competing against nine other films in the official selection. Back Stage got the chance to sit down in the Canadian Pavilion with Chloé to discuss her movie, film festivals, and what's next for the rising director. Tell me a little bit.
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