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Thursday 7 | 5pm


Riad, a former legionnaire suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder that destroyed his family, is reunited with his son, Mehdi, after months of separation, in a child-parent meeting place.

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Apaches Films - Website

Distribution :

Manifest - Website

Director(s) :
Yann Verburgh

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Yann Verburgh

Yann VERBURGH learns cinema storytelling at La Fémis (France) where he gets a Screenwriter master's degree in 2020. He writes there his first feature film "Remain Human" (in development with Apaches Films). He is a theater and opera playwriter since 2014 and regularly works with the Romanian director Eugen Jebeleanu, co-founder with him of Les Ogres Company. His plays are published, translated and acted in different languages, read at the Comédie Francaise, broadcasted on France Culture, distinguished by many grants and prizes. "Riad" is his first short film. 

25th Off-Courts Trouville from September 7 to 13 2024

The call for entries will be from April 10 to June 12, 2024 on

The program will be announced from July 17, 2024

Practical information :

All festival activities are free and open to all.
Cinema screenings are available free of charge with tickets, which can be collected on the day of the screening from the festival reception.