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"Contact" requiem for a word

Nominated for Best Documentary Short

Director: Olivier D. Asselin

8' • Canada • 2020


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.”

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