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En festival Ousmane Jorge Camarotti 2021

Ousmane

Jorge Camarotti / 2021 / 25 min. / Canada / ENGLISH SUBS

Synopsis

Feeling uprooted and looking for a purpose, Ousmane, a newly arrived Burkinabé immigrant living in Montreal, has his life take a turn when he meets an elderly, disoriented lady, Edith, at the end of a long workday. After learning about Edith’s terrible living conditions, but not fully understanding what the task entails, he naively decides to take on the role of her caregiver as if she was his own mother.

Cast & Crew

Screenplay : Jorge Camarotti
Cinematographer: Nicolas Canniccioni
Editor: Jorge Camarotti
Sound: Stéphane Barsalou
Sound mix: Isabelle lussier
Sound editor: Brian d’Oliveira
Artistic director: Ludovic Dufresne
Cast: Issaka Sawadogo, Marie-Ginette Guay, Nadine Jean
Production: GoodNeighbours Productions

Genre


Fiction

Topics


Culture, Drama, Family, Illness, Elderly



Trailer

Biography

Jorge Camarotti was born in a working-class family in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 2003, Jorge moved to Montreal, where he pursued a career as a professional photographer and then as filmmaker. Since his beginnings in filmmaking 10 years ago, Jorge has directed a dozen short films, both documentary and fiction, always remaining true to giving voice to the most aggrieved individuals of our society. Jorge wrote and directed Kinship (2019), which was selected in many reputable film festivals such as Palm Springs International, Maryland, Clermont-Ferrand (Sodec), Regard and which received a nomination at the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards for best live-action. Besides working as a mentor for aspiring BIPOC filmmakers, Jorge is now working on his first feature film, Edith.

https://www.jorgecamarotti.com/

Filmography

2019
Kinship / 16 min.

2014
165 days / 19 min.


Festivals

- 2022 -
In competition | Festival du court métrage de Clermont-Ferrand, France
In presentation | Fondu au Noir, Canada
In competition | Aspen Shortsfest, USA
In competition | Seattle International Film Festival, USA
In competition | Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, Canada
Prix "Martin Dubreuil" UNION DES ARTISTES, Prix PRIM, Prix CHASSEURS FILMS, Prix COORDINATION D’INTIMITÉ QUÉBEC, Prix H264 DISTRIBUTION et Prix UNIS TV | Prends ça court!, Canada
In presentation | Norwegian Short Film Festival, Norway
In competition | Halifax Independant Filmmakers Festival, Canada
In competition | Palm Springs International ShortFest, USA
In competition | Boston Short Film festival, Boston États-Unis
In competition | Indy Shorts, Indianapolis, États-Unis
In competition | Partie(s) de Campagne, Ouroux-en-Morvan, France
In competition | Stony Brook Film Festival, Stony Brook, États-Unis
In competition | New Filmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA), Los Angeles, États-Unis
In competition | Odense Short Film Festival, Danemark

- 2021 -
In competition | Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF, Canada
In competition | Festival du nouveau cinéma - FNC, Canada


Prices

- 2022 -
« Martin Dubreuil » UNION DES ARTISTES, Prix PRIM, Prix CHASSEURS FILMS, Prix COORDINATION D’INTIMITÉ QUÉBEC, Prix H264 DISTRIBUTION & Prix UNIS TV | Prends ça court!, Canada
Nomination / Meilleur court métrage de fiction | Prix Écrans canadiens, Canada
Nomination / Meilleur court métrage - Fiction | Gala Québec Cinéma, Canada
Best Narrative Short Film | Boston Short Film festival, États-Unis
Best Drama | Aspen Short Fest, États-Unis
Narrative Grand Prize | Indy Shorts, États-Unis
Audience Award for Best Short | Stony Brook Film Festival, États-Unis




Photos

Photo Gallery -  Ousmane Jorge Camarotti 2021
Photo Gallery -  Ousmane Jorge Camarotti 2021
Photo Gallery -  Ousmane Jorge Camarotti 2021
Photo Gallery -  Ousmane Jorge Camarotti 2021

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