"Young Girls Vanish" (2017) by Clément Pinteaux
Duration: 22 minutes
Keywords: Fiction, Documentary, Gender, Violence, Society
Description: Four centuries after 58 girls were devoured by a wolf in Essone, France, young girls start vanishing once again. This short film mixes fiction and documentary in its subtle, mysterious exploration of violence lurking barely under the surface of contemporary society.
"Towards Tenderness" (2016) by Alice Diop* (appearing via Skype)
Duration: 38 minutes
Keywords: Documentary, Gender, Identity, Race, Cities
Description: Alice Diop’s film investigates the inner lives of several young men living in the suburbs of Paris, capturing their musings on race, love, sexuality and identity. "Towards Tenderness" won the 2017 César Award for best short film.
*Also note: Alice Diop will be leading a master class on Nov. 13 at Columbia University. Students interested in attending should contact Prof. Cartelli at firstname.lastname@example.org