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En festival Scars Alex Anna 2020

Scars

Alex Anna / 2020 / 10 min. / Canada/France / FRENCH / ENGLISH SUBS

Synopsis

Alex Anna’s body is a canvas : her scars come to life to tell a new story of self-harming. Live action and animation intertwine in this short and poetic documentary, both intimate and universal.

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TW : Self-harming (cutting), self-depreciation, depression
CW : Nudity

Cast & Crew

Director: Alex Anna
Cinematographer: Marilee Goulet
Editor: Valérie Tremblay
Sound: Joël Eugène-Adolph
Sound mix: Thibaut Demoor
Sound editor: Clara Zilliox
Music: Victor Novak
Production: La 115e

Genre


Documentary

Topics


Youth, Mental Health



Trailer

Biography

Alex Anna is a director and script supervisor in love with cinematographic language and words in all their beauty. As a queer and feminist filmmaker, she signed her first short film “The Fruit of Our Womb” in 2017 (as Laurie Mannessier), and uses art as a way to fight for a better world.


Festivals

- 2020 - 
World premiere | TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
In competition | Atlantic Film Festival, Canada
Best Short Film | Cinémental, Canada
In competition | Whistler Film Festival, Canada
Special mention | Vues dans la tête..., Canada

2021 -
In competition | Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois et Francophone, Canada
In competition | Festival de films féministes - Filministes, Canada
Best Canadian Short | Kingston film festival, Canada
In competition | Seattle International Film Festival, USA
In competition | Festival Vues sur mer, Canada
In competition | Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, Canada
In competition | Palm Springs International ShortFest, USA
In presentation | Social World Film Festival, Italy
In competition | Partie(s) de campagne - Festival du film court d'Ouroux-en-Morvan, France
In competition | Curtas Vila do Conde, Portugal
In competition | Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland
In competition | Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil
In competition | Nevada City Film Festival, USA
In competition | Off-Courts Trouville, France
In competition | Seoul International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival, South Korea


Prices

- 2020 -
Best Short Film | Cinémental, Canada
Special mention | Vues dans la tête..., Canada

- 2021 -
Best Canadian Short | Kingston film festival, Canada
Best short film | Festival Vues sur mer, Canada
Honorable mention for the ABCA Highlight for Best Animation | Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil
Adriatic Award Miglior Montaggio | Adriatic Film Festival, Italy
Best Director - Super Docs Shorts | Not Film Fest 2021, Italy
SPIRA Prize for the originality of the artistic proposal | Off-Courts Trouville, Franc
Best Short Documentary Award | Tirana International Film Festival, Albania
Best documentary Short | Reeling Film Festival, USA
Documental | Festival Internacional de Cine de Lanzarote, Spain
Best documentary short film | Toronto Arthouse Film Festival, Canada




Photos

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Photo Gallery -  Scars Alex Anna 2020
Photo Gallery -  Scars Alex Anna 2020
Photo Gallery -  Scars Alex Anna 2020

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