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Nightingales in décember

Theodore Ushev

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3’ • 2011 • ov no dialog • Canada • animation

This metaphorical surrealist tale is an allusion. Nightingales in December is a trip into the memories, and the fields of the current realities.
What if the nightingales were working, instead of singing and going south?
Is the innocence the only saviour of birds songs?
There are no nightingales in december... What is left is only the history of our beginning, and our end.

screeplay and animation: Theodore Ushev
music: Spencer Krug
sound design: Olivier Calvert
production: Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal
distribution: Bonobostudio

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- awards
Canadian Film Institute award - best Canadian Animation - Ottawa Animation festival - 2012 - Canada
Diploma of Merit - Tampere Film Festival 2012 - Finland
RPT Onda Curta award - Monstra Lisbon 2012 - Portugal


- screenings within the framework of La Vidéothèque Nomade
La Vidéothèque Nomade @ Revers - Atelier Peinture-Dessin
Court-Bouillon #31
Court-Bouillon #27
RadioVariations //// Screening
La Vidéothèque Nomade @ JaJaJa #1
Cabinet de recouvrement #2
La Vidéothèque Nomade at Cultures Maison #3