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THE HEAVY BURDEN

Hosted by his uncle in Turkey, a young Kurd from Syria decides to return to his country to bring back his young donkey to replace his uncle’s old donkey recently “retired” by the municipality of the city.

PUPONE

Rome, Spring 2017. Sacha is an Italian boy who grew up inside a group home. Like all his acquired “brothers”, he is fond of football and in particular of As Roma team. At the age of 18, however, Sacha is forced to abandon the facility where he grew up, thus finding himself living what is […]

AILIN ON THE MOON

Work, do the shopping, cooking, cleaning, ironing, taking care of Ailín: that is the routine of Vilma, mother of 40 years, overwhelmed by fatigue and skin intolerance. Ailín (4), just looking to play and demand the attention of a restless girl, one day causes the emotional outbreak of the mother. The routine that led them […]

BLACK FOREST (FORÊT NOIRE)

Jura, in France. A judge asks for a reconstruction of a crime scene to shed light on all the unresolved questions of a murder. The accused, a family of three Quebecois, have to strictly recreate the crime’s day in front of Justice.

TOMATIC

Three best friends, Jimmy, Samy and Sofi, have the trailblazing idea: to turn a chocolate dispenser into a pot-vending machine. Also, there’s a dog in the film.

THE SHEARER

Jonathan Hearne is a master sheep shearer and one of the most sought after for his trade in the Southeast, which keeps him on the road most of the year. When he isn’t traveling, he raises his own sheep and lives with this wife, Barbara, on the top of a mountain in Madison County where […]

METAPHORMS

A psychologist and a painter interpret the works of young autistic people at an exhibition opening. Their conversation seems to target the abstract paintings, however, their real topic is the elusive and constantly changing dynamics of their relationship. While they walk through the gallery, it becomes clear, that they have as many difficulties talking about […]

GRONDE MARMAILLE

End of August. In the afternoon. Boubou, age seven, is getting bored in the campsite. Around her, heatwave and nap. Her parents are making ‘their love’ in the caravan. She decides to run away in the bushes and invites Dani to play with the storm.

LES POUX

Five volunteers of a social emergency team, pride of french solidarity, all beautiful, friendly and dynamic, introduce themselves to a homeless Tamil to offer him food, smiles, attentions… and humiliate him doing so, in clear conscience.

AHMED’S SONG – (LE CHANT D’AHMED)

One day Ahmed, employed at the public baths and nearing retirement, encounters Mike, a teenager adrift. Between the bath house walls, in a place on the point of disappearing, a strange relationship will develop between these two fractured souls.

THE ANIMAL

Siri, 15, receives a call from child protection services who have heard that she might be facing problems in her family. A visit is planned at her house on Saturday. Siri has two days to regain control over her life and give the illusion of a healthy and happy family environment. She receives the help […]

FAMILY

Lisa gives refuge to a Somalian family, while they are waiting for their notification to foreigners services.In Lisa’s house, two worlds are meeting , between benevolence and difficulty in communicating. In the silence, doubt and anxiety are rasing. Beyond the reason?

BREATHLESS (LIBRE)

Stella (15) has just been sentenced to a six months stay in a juvenile educational facility. Two care workers, Claire and Ali, take her to the beach for her last 24 hours of liberty. They’ll try to help her grasp the sense of the experience she’s about to live.

ANACRONTE

Anacronte and the Sorcerers of Evil, without any emotion and fulfilling their destiny, they put to test humanity’s happiness in a struggle that, in short, has each of us as winners and losers.

THEY SALIVATE

“They salivate” is the story of a kiss. A couple kiss each other in their deserted living room. The party begins and one guest drinks the couple’s last kiss.

PARKING PARADISE

Parking Paradise wants to be a testimony of the relationship between man and today’s environment, with the perception of his precariousness. A slow and neutral vision that shows hybrid life in human settlements: cities. The video is the result of a journey made through the city of Berlin. The purpose of the crossing was to […]

HEY JOE

The family of the abusive man she killed cannot let Alexandra alone after she gets out of jail. But father and sister have a very different agenda towards her.

CHARLIE BEE COMPANY

A fun, new character driven series that buzzes like a swarm of honey bees. Charlie Bee Company is a show about a wild bunch of Texas beekeepers who rescue killer honeybees from desperate and dangerous situations, enlightening the public with each new sting. Charlie Agar is the owner and operator of Charlie Bee Company, a […]

11

11 is a semi-pro soccer player. She has to score a penalty at the last minute, which can lead her team to the upper league. The girl has to make a choice: scoring for her team or getting her revenge.

VINCENT

On his 21st birthday, Vincent gets persuaded to follow his friend Bunny to a brothel where he will meet a woman that looks like his mother.

CONFESSION

The film takes place in 1957, during the Cypriot Revolution against the British Crown. A guerrilla fighter, who has been hiding in a monastery, needs to pretends to be a priest in order to evade capture when soldiers come in the monastery and start looking for him.

AKRAM

After a weekend away, Alexander comes home to pick up his “special” shirt for the concert he is scheduled to perform that same evening and is surprised to find his shirt missing. His search for the shirt leads him to Jalal and Akram, two refugees that his roommate housed during the weekend. Faced with the […]

THE BALL

Kader, coach of a teenage football team, refuses to see the feelings Estelle has for him. A nightclub trip with his best friend will allow him to see things more clearly.

FREEDOM IS MINE

Lost at sea on a makeshift raft, a man trying to escape from his country is finally saved by a coastal patrol…

THIS IS THE WINTER

2023 – A separatist movement has ignited civil war in the North of England. The UK government has built a wall dividing the country to protect the people of the South. Trapped in a refugee camp north of the border, a teenage girl has to choose between loyalty to her father and her growing political […]

OUROBOROS

One masked dancer threatens the cycle of pursued acceptance met by authoritative rejection when part of her facade falls away and she can truly see.

LA XARXA

In Hospitalet, the periphery of Barcelona a group of friends live as community in various squat houses. Makoki, Marina and Guille guide us through their everyday live, pursuing a sustainable way of living. When they’re not running the neighborhood’s social center they are reconstructing their houses, gardening or even making their own beer. As a […]

WARD’S HENNA PARTY

“Halima” a Sudanese woman; living in Egypt and works as a henna painter. In a regular working day she goes to one of Giza’s local areas to prepare a bride for her wedding and her 7 years old daughter “Ward” accompanies her and starts to wander around and discover the place.

THE PACK OF THREE

Four young people in the 80s in Argentina are selected for the military army and decide to try to avoid going to war by staying in a car smoking cigarettes all night.

THE MUSIC BOX

The Great Chinese Cultural Revolution was a political campaign in China launched and led by Mao Zedong from 1966 to 1976. Nearly ten million people, including outstanding scientists, artists, intellectuals and ordinary people, died during these “Ten Years of Turnmoil” or “Ten Years of Holocaust.” This animated short film is based on a real story […]

THE DISCRETE WAY

Wai, a young Asian man in his twenties, lives at his aunt and uncle’s. He works for them as a delivery man. Trapped in a tedious life conditioned by work and a withdrawn community, he meets a solitary man. This encounter will move him deeply.