International Festival Signs of the Night - Paris
Festival internatinal Signes de nuit - Paris

20e Festival international Signes de Nuit - Paris / 1-10 octobre 2022



October 2nd 2022 - 3 pm
Fondation Hellénique - Cité universitaire
47b, Bd Jourdan, 75014 Paris


Little Bear


Nicolas Birkenstock
France / 2020 / 0:27:00#

Little Bear is a sleepwalker and she tends to run away at night. Her mother is trying to cure her. But Little Bear doesn’t want to, she wants to understand where does her sleep takes her. Doesn’t she want to run away from herself.


Get Ready, Off to the Feast


Lamara Sogomonian
Russia / 2021 / 0:20:08

Having arrived at a small clinic in Northern Caucasus to mentor the local physicians, Maya, a gynecologist from Moscow, encounters atrocious operations of female genital mutilation conducted behind her back.



The Human Torch

Risto-Pekka Blom
Finland / 2021 / 0:06:00

We have acted according to the demands of society. We have followed the rules. We do not mock or belittle people different from us. But it is not okay to come here to upset the status quo, provoking all kinds of jeering at the hot dog kiosk.





Rachel Aoun

Lebanon / 2022 / 00:14:00

Roger, a beloved basketball coach, is on his way to work, proudly carrying a chocolate box announcing the birth of his baby boy. His trip is disrupted when he witnesses a horrific act of violence on the street. He observes without intervening from the safety of the pavement; not attempting to help. Roger’s descent into shame begins there. As he navigates between his students and colleagues, accepting their congratulations and offering them chocolates, the guilt deepens. Each encounter brings a new update on the victim’s condition; the incident is all over the news. By the first training of the day, Roger is a crushed man terrified to face the teenagers who idolize him.





Amartei Armar
France, Ghana / 2022/ 0:15:00

Set in a small Ghanaian town at the edge of a large landfill site that spills into the ocean, the sons of a fisherman, Sowah and Okai, struggle to cope with loss of their eldest brother who drowned during a fishing expedition. Haunted by his demise, Okai believes their brother is still out there...