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Watch the Fire or Burn Inside it film image, co-directors Caroline Poggi and Jonathan Vinel

Watch the Fire or Burn Inside it

Il faut regarder le feu ou brûler dedans

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Canadian Premiere

In Corsica, a woman chooses to care for the earth by burning it.

Director Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel
Cast Caroline Poggi, Bendik Giske, Pan Daijing
Credits See Full Credits
Country of Origin France
Year 2022
Language In French with English subtitles
Film Contact Caroline Poggi
19 min
Shorts, Women Directors

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Credits

Cinematography

Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel

Editor

Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel

Directors

Caroline Poggi and Jonathan Vinel joint headshot, Watch the Fire or Burn Inside it co-directors

Caroline Poggi

Caroline Poggi was born in 1990 in Ajaccio. She studied at the University of Corsica and the Université Paris 8. Her directorial collaboration with Jonathan Vinel, Tant qu’il nous reste des fusils à pompe (2014), won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at the Berlinale. Their first feature film, Jessica Forever (2018), premiered at TIFF and subsequently played at the Berlinale. Their latest film, Watch the Fire or Burn Inside it (2022), was selected for Locarno Film Festival. They’re currently preparing for their second feature film. They live and work between Paris, Corsica, and Toulouse.

Caroline Poggi and Jonathan Vinel joint headshot, Watch the Fire or Burn Inside it co-directors

Jonathan Vinel

Born in Toulouse in 1988, Jonathan Vinel studied editing at La Fémis. His directorial collaboration with Caroline Poggi, Tant qu’il nous reste des fusils à pompe (2014), won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at the Berlinale. Their first feature film, Jessica Forever (2018), premiered at TIFF and subsequently played at the Berlinale. Their latest film, Watch the Fire or Burn Inside it (2022), was selected for Locarno Film Festival. They’re currently preparing for their second feature film. They live and work between Paris, Corsica and Toulouse.