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ÉCU 2011 Trailer

ÉCU 2011 will showcase 77 films from 27 countries on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of April in Paris, France. Take a look at the ÉCU 2011 Trailer and get a glimpse at what's in store for you at this year's festival! ÉCU 2011 diffusera 77 films de 27 pays différents les 1er, 2 et 3 avril à Paris. Jetez un oeil à la bande annonce et ayez un apercu de ce que nous avons en stock pour vous cette année!

Le Miroir

"Le Miroir" is an official selection of ÉCU 2011. Extremely affected after a car accident, a famous actress is discharged from the hospital after having her final operation. Escaping the media pressure, she stays at a manor overlooking the ocean, a location that she hasn’t seen since her childhood. There, inundated in complete silence, strange happenings will force her to confront her deepest fears.

Controlled Burn

"Controlled Burn" is an official selection of ÉCU 2011. When Olivia Browning's husband, Hugh, is ravaged by Alzheimer's Disease, she must make a decisive choice regarding his right to die... Check out the teaser! "Controlled Burn" est une selection officielle à ÉCU 2011. Lorsque le mari d'Olivia Browning, Hugh, est ravagé par la maladie d'Alzheimer, elle doit faire un choix décisif en ce qui ...

European Premieres at ÉCU 2011

ÉCU is delighted to bring you several films that are celebrating their European Premieres with us.. Documentary “Out of the Darkness” (Dir. Stefano Levi) Most of the world’s blind people live in remote, impoverished areas and the majority of doctors able to cure them work in cities. Dr. Sanduk Ruit from Nepal, and his American partner, Dr. Geoff Tabin, have made perfecting a portable low cost surgery to restore sight their life‘s work. They trek to Nepal’s remo...

Fight For Your Afterlife

"Fight for your Afterlife" is in the Official Selection of ECU 2011!!! When our access to Afterlife becomes a Corporate and Government matter, a fighter rises to defend our right to the Eternal Life and he is destined to succeed. As long as we trust him.

Secret Kingdom

"Secret Kingdom" is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. The story of the Yatza Affair an affair in which Brigadier General Res Yitzhak Yaacov was charged with severe espionage against the State of Israel. Check out the teaser! "Secret Kingdom" est une selection officielle à ÉCU 2011. C'est l'histoire incroyable de "L'Affaire Yatsa ". Affaire dans laquelle un général de brigade de ré ...


“Poltergeist”, compiting in a music category, is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. A warped nightmare pop promo in which a girl's attempts to escape herself result in further disturbing rendezvous. Check it out! "Poltergeist" , en compétition dans la catégorie musique, est dans la sélection officielle ÉCU 2011. Un bal de promo pop et cauchemardesque dans lequel les tentatives d'évasion d'une jeun ...

Circularity Thinking

"Circularity Thinking" is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. A six-minute satire on corporate culture, bringing hula hooping to the boardroom. Glossy, aspirational and astounding in hula-hooping virtuosity, this hilarious short film will delight anyone who has spent time in an office. Check out the teaser!


"Bubbles" is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. On a sultry Tel Aviv night, Shira is waiting for her husband to return from a business trip. The tiring monotony of her every day life is about to change and she is facing a crucial turning point in her life. "Bubbles" est une selection officielle à ÉCU 2011. A Tel Aviv, une nuit étouffante tombe. Shira reste à la maison en attendant son mari qu ...


"Lastrain" is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. He arrives in a discotheque confused and without conviction. Suddenly, he sees Irene. He realizes that while he observes her he experiences unique and indescribable feelings. The young guy will predict a succession of events which will gradually become true, each time becoming increasi...ngly alluring to Irene. Check out the teaser!

Salam Rugby

"Salam Rugby" is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. It is a story of the start of Women's rugby in Iran, which coincided with the election of Ahmadinejad as president of Iran. Salam rugby, is not only about rugby...Check out the teaser!  "Salam Rugby" est une selection officielle à ÉCU 2011. C‘est l’histoire du début du rugby féminin e...n Iran, qui coïncidait avec l’élection d’ ...

Chloe's Dollhouse

"Chloe’s Dollhouse” is an official selection to ÉCU 2011 . Chloe is a troubled young girl. Her family is all she has. While undergoing psychotherapy, her family starts to act strangely and vanishes one by one. Deeply distressed and frightened, Chloe is visited by her painful memories that reveal the disturbing truth...Check out the trailer!

Todor and Petru

"Todor and Petru" is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. Welcome to the twisted universe of the two rappers Todor and Petru. Check out the teaser "Todor and Petru" est une selection officielle à ÉCU 2011. Bienvenue dans le monde insolite des deux rappers, Todor and Petru.


"Slashimi" is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. Tom, a struggling sushi apprentice, abused by his seductive manageress Juri, ridiculed by vile customers, one day mistakenly kills his sushi master Ryu. With his world now slashed in two and a dead body on his hands, Tom decides that revenge is a dish best served raw... Check out the trailer! "Slashimi" est une selection officielle à ÉCU 2011. To ...

Point Zero

"Point Zero" is a new submission to ÉCU 2011. What if fortune could be planned? If you were able to fulfill any of your desires...provided that you were prepared to suffer? Check out the teaser! "Point Zero" est une nouvelle soumission à l’ÉCU 2011. Est-ce que le desin peut se determiner à l’avance? Si vous pouviez satisfaire vos désirs...même si vous devez pour en souffrir? Regardez la ...

Magda, Love and Cancer

"Magda, Love and Cancer" is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. It is a story of Magda Prokopowicz, who was diagnosed with breast cancer. Despite her misfortune, she experiences a miracle and gets pregnant. This new addition to her life gives her the strength to fight. Check out the teaser! "Magda, Love and Cancer" est une selection officielle à ÉCU 2011. C'est l'histoire de Magda Prokopowicz qu ...


"Khorosho" is an official selection to ÉCU 2011. "Khorosho" is a story of the reunion between Andra and Beak, two old army comrades who share lots of bad memories, a very bad conscience and mountains and mountains of cigarettes. Check out the teaser! "Khorosho" est une selection officielle à ÉCU 2011. Khorosho est l'histoire des retro...uvailles d'Andro et de Beka, deux anciens camara ...

Official Selection 2011

ÉCU- THE EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2011 OFFICIAL SELECTION ANNOUNCED 78 films from 25 countries to be screened in Paris, 1-3 April. PARIS, FRANCE (17 February, 2011) – ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival, Europe’s premiere event for independent filmmakers and their audiences, announces its Official Selection for the sixth edition of the festival. ÉCU 2011, in partnership with G-Technology by Hitachi, will showcase 78 films from 25 countries ranging in genre fro...


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