Social Justice Warrior Short Slot

Wed Mar 1, 2017 – 5:00 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Sat Mar 4, 2017 – 5:00 pm | Hendricks Arts Center


Directed by Alexis Michalik

Short Narrative
France | 19 min | 2014

Evelyne needs to travel to London for her mother’s funeral. But at the airport, she can’t produce her newborn baby’s ID. So she is not allowed to board her plane. But with the help of Stephanie, a young ground hostess, Evelyne will fight the unbending rules of airport regulations, and perhaps, take off on time.

Grounded - Alexis MichalikAlexis Michalik
Director, Writer

Alexis Michalik began his career as a stage actor, supervised by irina brook he performed romeo in shakespeare’s play.
He also worked for television and played in Petits meurtres en famille, terre de lumière or Kaboul Kitchen.
in cinema, he acted with billy Zane, Diane Kurys, safy Nebou, Yann samuel, Fernando Colomo, Danièle thompson, Alexandre Arcady.
in theater he attracted attention with comedies such as le Dindon directed by thomas le Douarec or more serious plays such as Les fleurs Gelées by Ibsen and Strindberg
With the troupe los Figaros, Alexis Michalik staged and made some crazy adaptations such as la mégère à peu près apprivoisée or r&J freely inspired by William shakespeare work.
Le porteur d’histoire is the first play he has written.
He is also scriptwriter for television and cinema.

Grounded - Poster

Film Information

Director: Alexis Michalik
Country: France
Year: 2014
Language: French
Runtime: 19 min


Writer: Alexis Michalik
Producer: David Atrakchi, Elodie Baradat, Antoine Le Carpentier, Boris Mendza
Associate Producer:
Hélène Sifre
Executive Producer:
Gaël Cabouat
Etienne Gauthier
Christophe Legal
Film Editing:  
Gaël Cabouat
Production Design:  
Caroline Thibouville

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