Nice

May 10th Room 3 | Nice IFF 2020

1000
No Name in the End Credits
84 mins
Italy
A documentary on Antonio Spoletini, Federico Fellini’s historical collaborator. An incredible portrait of a man who lives for cinema and has a unique relationship with it.


1200
14 July
165 mins
USA
Reexamining the year 1982 and the Kurdish political prisoners who started an indefinite hunger strike to protest the brutal and inhuman conditions in one of the world’s most brutal prisons, the Diyarbakir Prison in Turkey.


1450
Down
16 mins
Switzerland
Geneva 2019, EMMA (42), married to MARC (35). After 15 years of childless marriage, Emma becomes pregnant. Following the exams, it has been confirmed that the child will be born with Down’s syndrome. What will be the final decision?


1510
Farewell My Friend
30 mins
China


1545
The Real Exorcist
109 mins
Japan
This film takes place in Tokyo―the most mystical city in the world where you will find spiritual spots in the most unexpected places.


1740
Leaving to Live
8 mins
UK
On December 24th, in the middle of the afternoon, Alexandra, 35, makes an important decision that will change her life: leaving her marital home with her 7-year-old daughter Léa. She asks her to make a promise – to say nothing to his father.


1750
Overcome
23 mins
Switzerland
Overcome is a story about John, a young adult with autism who, one day, gets lost on a basketball court. On this court, he’ll meet George and Alonzo, with whom he’ll play. This event will give John a thirst for competition, despite his handicap, despite everything that will go against him.


1820
Prelude
17 mins
USA
What is in common between New York benchwarmer and romantic kid, Asian sand painter and blue eyed Princess? You’ll be surprised to know – it’s Johann Sebastian Bach and his «Prelude» #8 in E-flat Minor.


1840
Untold Kingdom
11 mins
Canada
A revision of colonial history. The British Empire was the largest empire to have ever existed in terms of landmass and population. I have chosen to tell a rarely told side of Britain’s past.


1855
On The Move
2 mins
UK
This project examines mental issues such as panic and anxiety in our daily life.


1900
Best Friends Forever
20 mins
USA
Mike’s been haunted by the memory of his long-dead best friend ever since their tragic high-school accident. Turns out Connor actually has been haunting Mike – but when Connor’s ghost finally makes a full appearance, he’s not there to forgive Mike, he’s there to recruit him.


1925
Amorphosis
18 mins
UK
One girl’s shortcut. One guy’s repressed anger. One cat’s black hunger. Blood moon. The Beast Is Rising.


1945
Enlightenment Journey
12 mins
China