The Geneva Convention

France | 2016 | 15 | Benoit Martin

Some teenagers discuss the rules of engagement before a fight; a young woman then steps up to broker peace.

Director Biography

Benoit Martin has studied editing, experimental cinema and documentary. He works now as an editor for documentaries especially. In 2011, he directed his first short film "Haram." In 2013, he directed his second "Heros." "The Geneva Convention" is his third short. Benoit Martin is one of the founders of the production company Année Zéro.

  • Original Language Title: La Convention de Genève
  • Director: Benoit Martin
  • Principal Cast: Azzedine Bouabba, Soumaye Bocoum, Titouan Labbé, Alison Valence, Jhoe-My Derilus, Yannis Amouroux, Andrew Kamande, Zola Junior Nzuzi, Mohamed Seddiki
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 15
  • Producer: Stéphane Demoustier, Manon Eyriey, Guillaume Dreyfus
  • Screenplay: Benoit Martin
  • Cinematographers: Noé Bach
  • Editors: Clémence Diard
  • Music: Aron Ottignon, Jon Grandcamp
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP
  • International Sales: Shortcuts

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