MUTANTS

2016 | Short Fiction | 16 min.


SYNOPSIS
À l’été 1996, la vie envoie une balle courbe dans la face de Keven Guénette… Et ça frappe. Guidé par son coach de baseball paraplégique, Keven découvre la mutation, le sexe et l’amour.  //  In the summer of 1996, life throws a curveball in the face of Keven Guénette… And it strikes. Guided by his paraplegic baseball coach, Keven discovers the mutation, sex and love.

CAST & CREW

Avec/With: Joseph Delorey, Tanya Quirion, Jérémy Labonté, Francis La Haye, Sandrine Bisson | Director + Screenwriter - Alexandre Dostie | Producer - Hany Ouichou + Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette | DoP - Vincent Biron | Editor - Stéphane Lafleur | Artistic Direction - Joëlle Péloquin | Sound - Jean-Sébastien Beaudoin-Gagnon | Sound Design - Sylvain Bellemare | Music - Christophe Lamarche-Ledoux  | Distribution - Travelling distribution

SCREENINGS
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  • Guanajuato Int. Film Festival, Mexique |2016| Official Competition

  • Toronto Int. Film Festival, Canada |2016| WINNER *SHORT CUTS AWARD, Best Canadian Short*

  • Festival du Film de St-Séverin, Qc |2016| Official Screening

  • Caroussel du Film de Rimouski, Qc|2016| Official Competition *MENTION SPÉCIALE DIRECTION PHOTO*

  • BFI London Film Festival, UK |2016| Official Competition

  • Oaxaca Film Festival, Mexique |2016| Official Competition

  • Cinéfest Sudbury, Canada |2016| Official Competition

  • FILMETS Badelona, Espagne |2016| Official Competition

  • Guanajuato Int. Film Festival MEXICAN – TOUR , Querétaro |2016| Présentation itinérante

  • Calgary Int. Film Festival, AB |2016| Official Competition

  • Festival du Nouveau Cinéma de Montréal, Qc |2016| Official Competition

  • Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec, Qc |2016| Official Competition

  • Long Week-End du Court de Trois-Rivières, Qc |2016| Official Screening

  • Festival de Cinéma en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Qc |2016| Official Competition

  • SPASM, Qc |2016| Official Competition

  • Festival Images en Vues, Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Qc |2016| Official Competition

  • FICFA, Moncton, NB |2016| Official Competition

  • Festival Longue Vue sur le Court, Montréal, Qc |2016| Official Competition

  • South Western Int. Film Festival, Canada |2016| Official Competition

  • Cinema avec PRANK x7 salles : Beaubien, Parc, Clap, Cinéplex StarCité, Cinéplex Quartier Latin, Guzzo Pont Viau, Guzzo Jacques Cartier, Guzzo Terrebonne, Cinéplex Boucherville.

  • Centre PHI, Montréal |2016| Official Screening

  • Court Spira Court, Québec |2017| Official Screening

  • Best of TIFF @ Canadian Film Center, Toronto |2017| Présentation

  • Vues dans la tête, Rivière-du-loup |2017| Official Competition

  • Whistler Int. Film Festival, BC |2016| Winner *CANADIAN SHORT WORK AWARD*

  • Les Rendez-Vous du cinéma Québécois, Montréal |2017| En compétition

  • TIFF Canada TOP TEN, Canada |2017| Official Competition

  • FlickerFest Int. Short Film Festival, Australie |2017| Official Competition

  • Aspen Int. Short Fest, É-U |2017| Official Competition

  • Telefilm Air Canada |2017| Official Screening

  • SPASM @ La nuit Blanche de Montréal |2017| Official Screening

  • PRIX PCC! |2017| *BEST MUSIC, PRIX VIDEO SERVICE 2500$, PRIX SÉVILLE 1000$, PRIX ROMÉO ET FILS 1000$*

  • Festival des cinémas du monde de Sherbrooke, Québec |2017| Official Competition

  • Landshut Int. Short Film Festival, Allemagne |2017| Official Competition

  • Canadian Screen Award, Canada |2017| Winner *BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM*

  • Regard sur le Court Métrage, Québec |2017| Official Competition

  • Nashville Int. Film Festival, É-U |2017| Official Competition

  • SPASM @ Projo Ados Polyvalente St-Hippolyte |2017| Official Screening

  • The Norwegian Short Film Festival, Norvège |2017| Official Competition

  • Festival Plein la Bobine, France |2017| Official Screening

  • BCN Sports Film Festival, Espagne |2017 Official Competition

  • Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, Serbie |2017| Official Competition

  • Les Nuits en Or de l'Académie des Césars, France |2017| Official Screening

  • Gala du Cinéma Québécois, Québec |2017| WINNER * IRIS DU MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE QUÉBÉCOIS*

  • Dawson City Int. Short Film Festival, Yukon |2017| Official Competition

  • Kyiv Int. Short Film Festival *Quebec Focus*, Ukraine |2017| Official Screening

  • NEXT Bucharest Film Festival, Romania |2017| Out of Competition

  • TIFF Coming of Age program |2017| Official Screening

  • Maremetraggio ShorTS Int. Film Festival, Italie |2017| Official Competition

  • iShorts Film Screening, République Tchèque |2017| Official Screening

  • Festival Même Pas Peur, Ile-de-la-Réunion |2018| Official Competition

  • CinéVue, Magog |2017| Official Screening

  • Figari Int. Film Festival, Italie |2017| *WINNER* BEST DIRECTOR, *BEST INT. SHORT FILM*

  • Palmspring Shortfest and Market |2017| Official Competition

  • VIMEO Staff Pick Premiere |2017| *OFFICIAL ONLINE SCREENING* 700K VIEWS

  • Basta Fest, Serbia |2017| Official Competition *JURY'S SPECIAL MENTION*

  • FEST - New Directors / New Films, Portugal |2017| Official Competition

  • Short of the Week, WEB |2017| Official online screening

  • Fandependent, WEB |2017| Official Competition

  • Flicker's Int. Rhode Island Film Festival, É-U |2017| Official Competition

  • BuSho Int. Short Film Festival, Roumanie |2017| Official Competition

  • Short of the week, WEB |2017| Official online screening

  • Partie de Campagne, France |2017| Official Competition

  • STUFF Film Festival, Mexico |2017| Official Competition

  • Show Me Shorts, New-Zealand |2017| Official Competition + Quebec Focus

  • Lago Film Festival, Italie |2017| Official Competition

  • La médiathèque numérique CVS: Bibliothèque de France |2017| Official Screening

  • Pancevo Film Festival, Serbie |2017| Official Screening

  • Festival Interactifd e Cinéma de Levis |2017| Official Competition

  • Shorts that are not pants |2017| Official Screening

  • Festival Grosse Lanterne, Québec |2017| Official screening

  • TimiShort Film Festival, Romania |2017| Official Competition

  • OFF-Court Film Festival, France |2017| Official Competition + Market

  • Milwaukee Film Festival, USA |2017| Official Competition

  • DC Short Film Festival, USA |2017| Official Competition

  • Thess Int. Short Film Festival, Greece |2017| Official Competition *CINEMATIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Festival Plein Écran, WEB |2017| Official Competition

  • Northern Wave Film Festival, Islande |2017| Official Competition

  • Waterstone Brighton - Bookshop Screening Room, UK |2017| Official screening

  • Kaunas Int. Film Festival, Lithuania |2017| Official Competition

  • Lublin Int. Film Festival, Pologne |2017| Official Competition

  • Cineramabc, Sao Paulo, Brésil |2017| Official Competition

  • Tbilisi Int. Film Festival, Géorgie |2017| Official screening

  • Vilnius Int. Short Film Festival, Lithuanie |2018| Official Screening - Panorama section

  • Festival "Même pas peur", Iles-de-la-réunion |2018| Official Competition

  • Lublin Int. Film Festival "BEST OF THE WORLD PANORAMA", Pologne |2018| Official Screening

  • ZLIN Design Week, République Tchèque |2018| Official Screening

  • Courts contre le Cancer @ Station Vue, Montréal |2018| Official Screening

  • MokiCourt, Paris |2018| Official Screening

  • Festival Plein(s) Écran(s) programmation estivale, WEB |2018| Official Screening

  • Warsaw Short Frame, Poland | 2018| Official Screening

  • STUFF MX Autobanh Screening, Mexico |2019| Official Screening

  • Winterthur Kurzfilmnacht – Swiss Tour |2019| Official Screening

  • Festival Créativa, Beauce |2019| Official Screening

  • Prages Int. Short Film Festival – Best Of |2020 | Out of competition

  • AND MANY MORE SCREENINGS!

©MMXIX Alexandre Dostie