International Competition

HORIZONTAL COLLABORATION

Ciaran Cassidy

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Screening time  
29.02. / Wednesday, 17:00 - 19:00 Theatre 1  
02.03. / Friday, 12:00 - 14:00 Theatre 2  
02.03. / Friday, 16:00 - 18:00 Theatre 4  
In 1944, photographer Robert Capa captured an image of a women who had her head shaven and holding a baby...

‘Collaboration Horizontale’ is the French term describing a French woman who has had sexual relations with a soldier of an occupying force. In 1944, photographer Robert Capa captured an image of a women who had her head shaven and holding a baby. She was being taunted by crowds following her relationship with a German soldier to whom she bore the child. The documentary aims to tell the story of the women in the picture and to answer the question of what happened to the child born at a crossroads in history.

 

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Ciaran Cassidy

Ciaran Cassidy is an Irish documentary filmmaker and screenwriter. His radio documentary The Runners won the 2010 Prix Europa. Collaboration Horizontale, won a prize at the Palm Springs International ShortFest. Cassidy’s first full-length screenplay, The Domestique is in development.

Horizontal Collaboration

Ireland
2010, 13', color, video

Directed by:
Ciaran Cassidy

Screenplay by:
Ciaran Cassidy

Cinematography:
Kate Mccullough

Producer:
Morgan Bushe

Produced by:
Fastnet Films

Festivals & Awards:

Palm Springs International ShortFest 2011 - Second Prize - Best Documentary Short