La Fête du Court / Feest van de Korte Film

La Fête du Court / Feest van de Korte Film

© Dans la joie et la bonne humeur (Jeanne Boukraa, 2015)

From the 16th to the 22 of March, Europe celebrates short film. In honour of these festivities, Agence belge du court métrage, Dalton Distribution, Short Screens and join forces for the very first time.

The celebrations take place on Monday 21st of March, at 7.30 p.m. in Cinema Aventure in Brussels. An eclectic selection of awarded Belgian short films – a mixture of Flemish, Walloon and Brussels films — that appeal to a wide audience, will be screened. 

Six films are programmed for the occasion, amongst which the Magritte awarded Mother’s (22’) by Hippolyte Leibovici and Avec Thelma (14’) by filmmaking duo Ann Sirot and Raphaël Balboni. Additionally, there's the impressive animations of Jeanne Boukraa (Dans la joie et la bonne humeur) and Jasmine Elsen (Kastaars, awarded with an Ensor in 2017), and the comedies Binge Loving (22’) by Thomas Deknop and Sur Elise (6’) by Stefano Ridolfi.

After the screening, and the filmmakers present will join in conversation.

The screening ‘La Fête du Court/ Feest van de Korte Film’ is a collaboration between Dalton Distribution, Agence belge du court-métrage, Short Screens, en Cinema Aventure.



© Binge Loving (Thomas Deknop, 2021)
Binge Loving
Thomas Deknop, Belgium, 2021, 22’

A Brussels private investigator is instructed by a client to follow her husband, as she suspects he has a mistress.

© Sur Elise (Stefano Ridolfi, 2016)
Sur Elise
Stefano Ridolfi, Belgium, 2016, 6’

Yesterday Elise left me, after seven years, three months and twelve days. I wonder why.

© Dans la joie et la bonne humeur (Jeanne Boukraa, 2014)
Dans la joie et la bonne humeur
Jeanne Boukraa, Belgium, 2014, 5’

Through everyday scenes, we observe the degeneration of a society in which growing technology has made possible the ultimate dream of all humans: immortality.

© Mother's (Hippolyte Leibovici, 2019)
Hippolyte Leibovici, Belgium, 2019, 22’

A portrait of four generations of Brussels drag queens.

© Kastaars (Jasmine Elsen, 2016)
Jasmine Elsen, Belgium, 2016, 6’

In an apartment building, the residents are totally introverted, they never look outside and do not see the chicken that regularly flutters by. The chicken has a nest on top of the roof where she incubates her eggs. One day, the eggs get stolen.

© Avec Thelma (Ann Sirot, Raphaël Balboni, 2017)
Avec Thelma
Ann Sirot, Raphaël Balboni, Belgium, 2017, 14’

An Icelandic volcano has blocked airspace. Thelma's parents are stuck overseas. While waiting for the planes to cross the sky again, Jean, Vincent and Thelma live under the same roof.