Amadou, a 20-year old Senegalese clandestine immigrant, is on his way to Europe hidden in the luggage hold of a coach linking Tangiers to Brussels. During a stop, the door of the hold opens briefly. Amadou makes an unpleasant discovery: a new passenger has entered his small world, and is willing to travel with him...
20 Visions of Paris
The idea was simple yet hard to implement: to ask young European directors to explore Paris with their video cameras and to capture personal visions of the city.
Considering the division of Paris in 20 districts, why not invite 20 countries? A different country, a different film, for each district.
“Cinema as a means to promote European Citizenship”
26. August-3. September 2006, Paris (France)
5 Years! It's barely the time it took for NISI MASA to grow from 7 to 17 member countries, the time to organise five editions of its European Contest of Short Film scripts, the time to implement more than 25 encounters across Europe, from Alcala to Sodankylä…
5 years, 17 countries, 1 common language: cinema.
The 5th edition of the NISI MASA European Short Film Script Contest, on the theme “Tourists”, came to an end on the 8th of November 2006 with the announcement of the three European Awards.
The jury, gathered in Helsinki (Finland) along the 23rd Kettupäivät - Film Festival, awarded:
- Harragas, by Grégory Lecocq (Belgium)
- Nighttime Visitors, by Sonja Csukor (Hungary)
- Tourist, by Mateusz Subieta (Poland)