Synopsis:

As Hakim is waiting for the bus after class, he is caught in a vendetta between teenagers. He is not exactly keen to get into a fight, but how can he possibly avoid an awaited confrontation?

About the Director(s):

Benoit Martin studied editing, experimental cinema and documentary. In 2007, he founds the production company Année Zéro along with Stéphane Demoustier. He has now been working as an editor, for documentaries especially. The Geneva Convention is his third narrative short film.

Awards:

Norwegian Short Film Festival: Golden Chair for Best International Short
Brussels Short Film Festival: Audience Award
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival: Special Jury Prize
Festival Ose ce court: Grand Jury Prize + Audience Award
Festival Plein la Bobine: Youth Jury Award and Audience Award
Le court nous tient: Jury Award
Festival du film de Saint Paul Trois Châteaux: Grand Jury Prize
Festival du court-métrage de Draguignan: Grand Jury Prize

Other Screenings:

Sundance Film Festival
Seattle International Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
Rhode Island International Film Festival
Black Film Festival Montréal
Washington, DC International Film Festival
Santiago del Estero Film Festival
Festival du cinéma européen de Lille
Festival international du film d'Aubagne
Stockholm Film Festival
Le Courtivore
Palm Springs Film Festival
Leeds International Film Festival
Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón
Asiana International Short Film Festival
Hamptons International Film Festival
Festival européen du film court de Brest
Festival du court métrage d'humour de Meudon
International Motivational Film Festival
Braunschweig International Film Festival