Where I Am

Where I Am

Directed by Myriam Magassouba

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2012
Length 24 min 35 s
Formats DVD
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

During a brutal Quebec winter, a teenage girl mourns her best friend killed in a car accident.

Themes

teenagers, friendship, mourning

Biography

Born in Rouyn-Noranda, Myriam Magassouba is a director, scriptwriter and film editor. After studing cinema at l'UQÀM, she completed a Master of fine arts in film production at Concordia University. She has written and directed a few short fiction films and codirected the documentary «Sur le quai de la gare«, which has won the Pierre and Yolande Perrault prize at the Rendez-vous du cinéma québecois. «Là où je suis« is her new short film.



Distribution

Virginie Léger, Marie Brassard

Team

Production

Marie-Claire Lalonde, Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette (Voyous Films)

Script

Myriam Magassouba

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Geneviève Perron

EDITING Isabelle Malenfant, Sarah Fortin, Myriam Magassouba
Sound Martyne Morin, Marie-Pierre Grenier
Music Daniel Campbell

Awards

Gala des Prix Jutra | 2013 | MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE
Prix Prends ça court! | 2013 | PRIX ONF, PRIX COUP DE CŒUR, PRIX TÉLÉ-QUÉBEC
Fantasia | 2013 | MEILLEUR FILM, MEILLEURE ACTRICE


Festivals

Festival du nouveau cinéma
Festival de cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
BUFF International Children and Young People’s Film Festival
Indie Lisboa
Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay
Festival des Films de la Relève
Off-Courts de Trouville
Fantasia
Festival International du Film Black de Montréal
Cambridge International Film Festival
Milano International Film Festival
Festival de cinéma des Gens d’ici
Regent Park Film Festival
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur