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th International Festival
Signes de Nuit

March 29th - April 11th 2010



Cinéma l'Archipel
Goethe Institut
Fondation Suisse
Institut culturel irlandais
Maison de l'Amérique Latine
Maison du Brésil
Maison Heinrich Heine
Maison de l'Europe
Mairie du X. Arrondissement

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Program structure

* by Days / Places

Opening Film
Closing Film

International competition

* Part 1 * Part 2
* Part 3 * Part 4
* Part 5 * Part 6
* Part 7 * Part 8
* Part 9 * Part 10

International Selection


Worlwide Focus
- Africa

- Latin America

- Brazil

- Germany
- India

- Ireland
- Japon

- Malaysia

- Norway
- Romania
- Switzerland

The French Touch


Sound and Composition


Special Guest:

REC Festival
Tarragona / Spain


Special Guest:
EX-IS Festival

Special Guest:
Con-can Festival


Documentary Art
* Classic
* Programs 1 - 5
* Programs 6 - 10
* Programs 11 - 15
* Programs 16 - 20


White Nights of Stranges Films

* Night 1

* Night 2


International Jury


The Jury´s Program


Festival Awards






Pro / Press


Pratical Informations


Index Names


Index Titles


Index Countries

Special Guest :

Con-Can Festival



Wednesday 31st - 18 h Maison du Brésil


CON-CAN MOVIE FESTIVAL is a hybrid independent short film festival that originates in Tokyo.  Our selection is based on the discussion of globalism, diverse perspective of contemporary society and the human condition. CON & CAN, are two Japanese kanji characters that means “soul” and “true appreciation”.Hybrid means our festival takes place both online and offline.Online for Audience Awards, and Offline for International Competition.A group of well renowned film professionals from all over the world participatein the jury process every year. In addition, we have screening events andan award ceremony just like any other film festival.


A shedding in one Summer Day

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Masahide Honda


2008 | DV | 0:09:00


Alongside a road in the countryside, a young man finds an unattended grocery stand. Then, a small story begins slowly without anybody's presence...



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Isamu Hirabayashi
2009 | DV
| 0:25:40

Wonderful beautiful forest. Descending fog. A small river.A man. A suitcase. A dance.Wild animals are barking.


Jun and Ema
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Takashi Nishihara
2009 | DV
| 0:18:00

Jun and Ema are not related by blood but are brother and sister by their parents' marriage. However, one Sunday, they are informed that their parents are getting a divorce. Then, for no particular reason, they decide to go for a walk.


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Seiichi Sega
2009 | DV
| 0:04:00

"Phonograms" are an ideogram. These ideograms we come across everyday, found on billboards and neon signs, become meaningful only when they are linked together. In this film, the linking of such ideograms have been taken away to express the feeling of loneliness after an existing element disappears, as well as the feeling of freedom from the bonds of everyday life.


Pi-Co Chan
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Koji Eko
2009 | DV
| 0:10:00

A casual jogger finds a body of a woman on the grass. Is she dead? She is wearing a pretty red dress and is pointing at a strange looking object. The jogger cautiously approaches the object and then suddenly...


Red-Light District Graffiti
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Kasumi Hiraoka
2007 | DV
| 0:28:00

Many women wearing colorful kimonos amuse themselves at a mysterious red-light district. The gorgeous but decadent outfits, poetic speeches, and fresh acoustics create a world full of originality.


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