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A MAN DOING MAN THINGS

A MAN DOING MAN THINGS

LANGUAGE: English

Genre: Short Documentary
Running Time: 14:07
Year of production: 2019

SYNOPSIS

In Cedar City, Aaron Ray questions the values and behavior of the American man. Throughout his present and his past, we see the portrait of a drag performer in his thirties looking for the fundamentals of the modern man and the definition of the word "masculinity".

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: École des métiers du cinéma et de la vidéo (Canada)
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Aaron Ray
Saddie
Andrews
Hannah
Logan
Courtney

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Kim Fino
Screenwriter: Kim Fino
Producer: Martin Matte (EMCV)
Director of Photography: Kim Fino
Sound: Julie Thibault
Editing: Kim Fino (with the help of Natacha Dufaux)
Sound Editing: Kim Fino (with the help of Stephen Carmichael)

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Short Documentary
Sub-genre: Portrait
Language: English
Country of origin: Canada
Year of production: 2019
Total running time: 14:07
Shooting format: Full HD, 25fps
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Sound format: 2.0 Surround (48 000Khz, 24bits)

AWARDS

Prix Spira 2019 du meilleur court-métrage documentaire.

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Balkan Can Kino 2019, Athens
Lift Off sessions October 2019, sessions February 2020
Festival Avides Tempêtes, la Parole errante, Montreuil
People of Passion International Film Festival 2020, Melbourne
Short Film Breaks 8, Ilfov
Enimation Festival, Maribor
Shorts – Trinationales Filmfestival Hochschule 2020, Offenburg

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Kim Fino is born south of France in march 2000. After high school, she traveled to the U.S and entered an art bachelor at the Southern Utah University. The year after, she decided to move to Rivière-du-Loup (Canada) in order to join a documentary film school. Within the framework of her studies, Kim Fino went back in Utah to join old schoolmates and direct a short documentary called “A man doing man things”. A film about Aaron Ray, a friend she met while her stay. At school premiere, Kim Fino was awarded for the best short film documentary of the year 2019, and granted from SPIRA. Kim Fino was then accepted to La Ciné Fabrique school in Lyon where she currently study editing.