Le Corps Poreux

"Le Corps Poreux" (The Porous Body)
A young woman who lives in her thoughts goes back to the sea to centre herself. As she dives into the water, she dives under her skin and penetrates her psychological wrapping.

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Festivals:

- Animfest, Athens (Greece) >> 2nd prize, experimental film category
- Ajayu Animation Film festival (Peru) >> Special mention for best mixed techniques film

- Cinanima, Espinho (Portugal)
- Zlin Festival (Czek Republic)
- Animateka, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
- China International Independent Forum (China)
- Medusa Underground Film Festival, Las Vegas (USA)
- London Experimental film festival (UK)
- Tetouan Student Film Festival (Morocco)
- Festival international du court métrage d’animation de Meknès (Morocco)
- BoVi Film Festival, Boise, Idaho (USA)
- Imaginaria Film Festival, Conversano (Italy)
- Go Girls (Italy)
- Festival du Film d’Animation de Paris (France)
- Les Femmes Underground Film Festival, Los Angeles (USA)
- Festival du Film Court en Armagnac, Condom (France)
- Un festival c'est trop court, Nice (France)
- ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, Berlin (Germany)
- Mumia Underground World Animation Festival - Belo Horizonte (Brazil)
- Online African Film Festival (online)
- Festival international d'animation de Palm Springs (USA)
- Flip Book Film Festival (Macedonia)
- Feminist Border Arts Film Festival (USA)
- Animatricks Animation Film Festival (Finland)
- AnimaFest Gandsk (Poland)
- Animarte (Brazil)

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Pres ENG:
https://zippyframes.com/index.php/shorts/the-porous-body-sofia-el-khyari

https://www.skwigly.co.uk/showcase/le-corps-poreux-the-porous-body/

Press FR:
https://cinewax.org/blogs/media/le-corps-poreux-de-sofia-el-khyari-jeune-realisatrice-marocaine

https://karoo.me/cinema/oaff-2019-traces-imaginaires-dans-un-labyrinthe-de-glace

https://www.lioumness-magazine.com/blog/le-corps-poreux-le-court-mtrage-danimation-de-sofia-el-khyari-vido?fbclid=IwAR0ZCjM_QDrQNhkOMoOQiX5JC64i9vQRUk7_qvFWFuqeaR92Ib3zuFXXn0U

Press ESP:
https://elemmental.com/2021/05/03/the-porous-body-2018-un-viaje-de-autodescubrimiento/?fbclid=IwAR2iH4wmSGabjgyFQQFjTZYXXbgrpVgcSCl_kknwrqbzm5UezD6Btpatwgs

https://animacionparaadultos.es/2018-le-corps-poreux/


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Credits :

Actress : Marta Reis Andrade
DOP: Aadhar Gupta
Lighting : Sam Robinson
Camera assistant : Dina Shour
Sound: Luke Elliott
Music : Anna Katherina Bauer
Additional animation & coloring : Ala Nunu Leszynska, Hakim Ismail, Matthias Cuciniello, Alix Bortoli, Lisa Cruz, Laura Nasir-Tamara, Yearin Lee, Marta Reis Andrade, Diana ilies, Despoina Skalimi
Colorgrading: Liz Glennard
Compositing : Fred Tschepp

Production : Royal College of Art
Distribution : Pentacle Productions & Mikhal Bak

Biiig special thanks also to : Lisa Cruz, Mariana Aquino, Max and Ughur, Ali Ashman, Dimitris Armenakis, Kiah Liwag, Alex Blakemore, Nitima and Oum Al Fadl, Anna Ferreira de Lima, Jess, Emily and Celina, Aleksandra Kruse, Joe King and RCA tutors