Teenage Lockdown Tales

Mes 15 ans dans ma chambre
Student Verzió
Charlotte Ballet-Baz
Marie-Pierre Jaury
Luc Martin-Gousset
Distribution info: 
Maud Guenoux m.guenoux@pointdujour.fr

The lives of high school seniors from the outskirts of Paris were turned upside down when the lockdown was announced. How can you survive as a teen if you are deprived of school, sports, friends and partying? How can you establish autonomy when you can’t escape your parents? The filmmakers asked these teens to record their experiences on their phones, resulting in a light, dynamic and thought-provoking coming-of-age film.

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Charlotte Ballet-Baz obtained her master's degree from Sciences Po Grenoble in humanitarian project management. In 2018, she turned to documentary films with a one-year training course between the INA and the École des Chartres. Here she directed her first short film, Interior · Exterior screened at various international festivals and awarded Special Mention at the Traces de Vie festival in Clermont. Teenage Lockdown Tales (2020) is her first medium-length film.

Selected filmography: 
2020 - Intérieur · extérieur (documentary short)

Marie-Pierre Jaury graduated in Performing Arts and went to Mongolia to make her first documentary film Ulaanbaatar, tombeau des steppes. In 2010, her documentary L’enfance sous contrôle won the Prix du Regard Social at the Traces de Vie Festival in Clermont Ferrand.

Selected filmography: 
2020 - L'Aventure Alzheimer (TV documentary)
2012 - La fumée vous dérange?
2011 - Memoryland