The Men Who Wait
Truong Minh Quý
Fiction : 15' / Gay, Elder, Cruising

On a slag heap, where coal miners used to tramp, men are now awaiting each other.


September 22 | 18h30 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala 3
Short Film Competition

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Year: 2020

Country: France, Indonesia, Singapore

Language: French, Italian, Bambara

Subtitles: English

With: Gérard Thomas, Jean-François Geneste, Souleymane Sanogo

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Truong Minh Quý


Truong Minh Quý was born in Buôn Ma Thuột, Vietnam, in 1990. His films have been selected for international film festivals such as Locarno, Clermont-Ferrand, Oberhausen, Rotterdam, or Busan. Traversing the borders between documentary and fiction, his films draw on childhood memories and the history of his Vietnamese homeland. He is currently undertaking research into Analogue and New Media at Le Fresnoy, in France.


2020 - Les Attendants (Short Film)
2019 - The Tree House (Feature Film)
2017 - The Sublime of Rectum (Short Film)
2016 - The City of Mirrors (Feature Film)
2016 - How Green the Calabash Garden Was (Short Film)
2015 - The City of Mirrors (Short Film)
2014 - Déja-Vu (Short Film)
2014 - Mars in the Well (Short Film)
2013 - Someone Is Going to Forest (Short Film)

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