March 18 – 29
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Run Time: 68 minutes
Perhaps we were all once a child's height, but most of us have forgotten how to see the world through a child's eyes. Discover NANA, a quiet and innocently voyeuristic look at the way a four-year-old sees the world she lives in. Set in the modest, yet poetic landscape of rural France, this character-driven narrative chronicles the daily activities of Nana. Tucked away in the woods, she lives in a stone cottage with her Mama. Together they collect wood, make fires, bathe, and read books before bedtime. However, Nana is a surprisingly independent child, content with playing alone, amusing herself through her imagination and intrapersonal dialogue. But when she returns home from school one day to a house of silence, we find out how truly self-sufficient she can be. Watching NANA is like spying on a child who doesn't know you're watching them—a little enchanting, yet at the same time, a little heartbreaking. (In French with subtitles) ľ M.M.
Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou
Olivier Nakache, ╔ric Toledano
Franšois Cluzet, Omar Sy
Valerie Massadian is a French-born filmmaker, photographer, art director, editor, and actress. She initially came to image-making through photography, primarily slide-show screenings, exhibited in Tokyo, London, and Porto. She has collaborated with multiple directors, including noted filmmaker and photographer Nan Goldin, with whom she has had a long working relationship. In 2010 she created the production company Ga´jin with three other women, under which she now produces shorts and feature films.