"Contact" requiem for a word

Nominated for Best Documentary Short

Director: Olivier D. Asselin

8' • Canada • 2020

French

An investigation into how language is changing in the age of COVID-19. The complete upheaval of social relationships today is leading to the reinterpretation of certain terms, which have suddenly taken on a fatal connotation. This film is a funeral mass in memory of the word “contact.”