Director Biography – Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel (THE MISUNDERSTANDING)

Caroline Poggi was born in 1990 in Ajaccio.
She obtained a master’s degree in cinema at the University of Paris VIII, then a university degree at the University of Corsica.
Born in Toulouse in 1988, Jonathan Vinel graduated from Fémis in editing after obtaining a cinema license from the University of Paris 7. Caroline and Jonathan have made several films, separately and together.
In 2014, their short film As long as we have pump action rifles received the Berlinale Golden Bear. They then produced Our Heritage, also selected at the Berlinale.
In 2018, their short film After School Knife Fight, selected for the Cannes Critics’ Week, was released in theaters as part of the sketch film Ultra Rêve.
In the process, their first feature film Jessica Forever was selected at the TIFF in the Platform competition in Toronto as well as in the official Panorama selection at the Berlinale. It is released in French theaters on May 1, 2019.

Director Statement


The first time we listened to Le Malentendu, we
immediately saw the possibilities of a movie. We recognized in it a very strong narrative power, images and sensations: a beginning of staging.
The track is about the end of a friendship between two women embodied by Lafawndah and Lala & ce. It’s a hymn to the melancholy of everyday life, an echo of lost friendships and dying worlds. Through this film clip, we wanted to continue their story. We imagined a ceremony to reunite the two now separated women. A mass that erases misfortunes.

Author: experimentalfilmfestival

Festival occurs 4 times a year. Showcased the best of experimental short films and music videos from around the world.

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