The Dive

The Dive, IFEMA 2015

Saturday 18th of April, 17.00-18.15, Panora in Malmö
Swedish premiere!
Part of the short film programme Shorts & Champagne!
Tickets: Kulturcentralen – The Dive

Having just turned thirteen, Leo sets himself a personal challenge and decides to jump off the highest diving board. As he waits his turn amongst adults, he looks back on the childhood he is leaving behind and his dive takes on a deeper meaning.

Director: Delphine Le Courtois, France, 2013
Genre: Drama
Running time: 10 min
Speech: French
Subtitles: English
Original title: Le Plongeon
Distributor: Hippocampe Productions, France

Director DelphineLeCourtois

About Delphine Le Courtois
Born in France and moved to London at the age twelve, now working in France. Known for her work on Papillon (2011), and Espion(s) (2009).

Awards and Festivals (selection)
– Chicago International Children Film Festival, USA, The Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Prize (Best Film by an Emerging Director)
– Festival Entre 2 Claps, France, Best Directing
– Festival Eurydice du court-métrage , France, Best Directing
– Festival Chileno Internacional de Cortometrajes de Santiago, Chili, Primer Premio de Direccion de Arte
– Festival international du film de Vebron, Special Prize for Directing
– FMK Short Film Festival, Pordenone, Italiy, Special Jury Mention
– Festival de Cortometrajes para Niños Ojo al Piojo, Rosario, Argentine, Special Jury Mention
– Festival Les Clayes du cinéma, Les Clayes-sous-Bois, 2nd Jury Prize
– Festival Armoricourt, Plestin-les-Grèves14, Grand Prize
– Annapolis Film Festival, USA, 2015
– BAMkids Film Festival – New York City, USA, 2015
– Annual Children’s Film Festival Seattle – USA, 2015

Screening films made by female directors since 2006