A LADY APPEARED BEFORE ME – dir. Maria Luisa Forenza

Original Film Title: Così Donna M’apparve

Director’s Name: Maria Luisa Forenza

Writer’s Name: Maria Luisa Forenza

Producer’s Name: Antonio Forenza

Country of Origin: Italy

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 14 minutes 30 seconds

Film Description:

In the hectic and noisy morning traffic a young student is saved by a mysterious woman (played by Valentina Emeri), who is on the trail of Frank De Bellis, who emigrated in the early twentieth century from Bari to New York. Later he enriched himself in real estate in San Francisco City, then became a collector of works of art and artifacts from Magna Graecia (Ionian-Lucanian-Calabrian area). However, the escaped danger will result in an unexpected hard conflict between the two restless female Italian-American souls…

The Five Priests – dir. Chris Charles Scott

Original Film Title: The Five Priests

Director’s Name: Chris Charles Scott

Writer’s Name: Chris Charles Scott

Producer’s Name: Chris Charles Scott

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 59 minutes

Film Description:

This documentary feature with cutting-edge animation relates the story of five Roman Catholic priests who made the choice to lay down their lives in the third-worst epidemic of Yellow Fever in United States history, which occurred in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1873.

Not To Forget – dir. Valerio Zanoli

Original Film Title: Not To Forget

Director’s Name: Valerio Zanoli

Writer’s Name: Valerio Zanoli

Producer’s Name: Valerio Zanoli

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 1 hour 24 minutes

Film Description:

This is a drama that stars 5 Academy Award winners.
After a life of little scams, a self-centered millennial is sentenced to take care of his grandmother, who is affected by Alzheimer’s. As he realizes the extent of her wealth, the protagonist gets closer to the treasure he’s been looking for.

Why I’m A Vegan – dir. Lindsay Hicks

Original Film Title: Why I’m A Vegan

Director’s Name: Lindsay Hicks

Writer’s Name: Moby

Producer’s Name: Lindsay Hicks

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 9 minutes 7 seconds

Film Description:

Why I’m A Vegan is a multimedia short film that explores the musician Moby’s journey into veganism and animal rights advocacy.

DELIVERING HOPE – dir. Jordan Orsak

Original Film Title: DELIVERING HOPE

Director’s Name: Jordan Orsak

Writer’s Name: Scott Felix

Producer’s Name: Jordan Orsak

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 1 hour 28 minutes 56 seconds

Film Description:

Delivering Hope is a feature film documentary that tells the ultimate story of people coming together for something bigger than themselves. On November 16, 2019, eight days before his 50th birthday, ultra-runner Kevin Kline set out to become the first person in history to run the northernmost 300 miles of Alaska’s dangerous Dalton Highway, in winter, to raise awareness for children battling pediatric cancer. Traversing the world’s 10 most dangerous road, Kline and his crew face a hostile environment of -40F temperatures on a road made of ice in near total darkness to run an 8lb backpack full of childhood cancer names to the virtual top of the world. When Kline’s body shuts down after 200 miles, the crew is faced with a life-changing dilemma.

ITLU AMMA – dir. Umamaheswara rao C

Original Film Title: ITLU AMMA

Director’s Name: Umamaheswara rao C

Writer’s Name: Umamaheswara rao C

Producer’s Name: Murali Bommaku Bommaku

Country of Origin: India

Country of Filming: India

Language: Telugu

Runtime: 1 hour 48 minutes 49 seconds

Film Description:

On a stormy night, a 19-year-old boy is stabbed.
Unable to get help, he slides into an overflowing
Balasaraswathi, a traditional Brahmin widow, alone
searches for her son Venu in the storm as even police
could not help her.
On the following day, the police show her the dead
body of her son. Later they reveal the cause of death
as murder.
Investigations start, the mother affirms no possible
pre-existent disputes that may lead to the killing. She
says that her son is meek, and his only world is she.
The police could not trace the killer as the motive of
the killing is unknown. The widow, who never used to
go out of her house, makes round the police station
to know of the furtherance of their enquiry.
Experiencing the outside world, she slowly
understands the structure of the society. She sees
Satyam, his wife and friends arguing with a goonda
political leader. She sees him holding the baby as his
wife being arrested alongside other protesters for the
cause of a rape victim.

Alexander the Macedonian – dir. Takis Vogopoulos

Original Film Title: Alexander the Macedonian

Director’s Name: Takis Vogopoulos

Writer’s Name: Takis Vogopoulos

Producer’s Name: Takis Vogopoulos

Country of Origin: Greece

Country of Filming: Greece

Language: Modern Greek (1453-)

Runtime: 1 hour 11 minutes

Film Description:

356 BC. A letter received by Queen Olympias from her son Alexander, becomes an occasion for unfolding meetings, memories and visions of the great mercenary shortly before he leaves his last breath

Covid Mystery – What happened in Mexico? – dir. Shihyun Wang

Original Film Title: Covid Mystery – What happened in Mexico?

Director’s Name: Shihyun Wang

Writer’s Name: Shihyun Wang

Producer’s Name: Shihyun Wang

Country of Origin: Taiwan

Country of Filming: Taiwan

Language: English

Runtime: 29 minutes 31 seconds

Film Description:

Why Mexico’s Covid death rate has been around 10% since Pandemic hit April 2020? And why did the 7-day average death dropped 82% in just 9 week between 2/8/2021 – 4/7/2021?

Camino de SANGJARU – dir. Park Cheolwoo

Original Film Title: 상자루의 길

Director’s Name: Park Cheolwoo

Writer’s Name: Park Cheolwoo

Producer’s Name: Lee Jeongsoo, Park Cheolwoo

Country of Origin: Korea, Republic of

Country of Filming: France, Korea, Republic of, Portugal, Spain

Language: English, Korean

Runtime: 2 hours 40 seconds

Film Description:

Sangjaru, a band that created music based on tradition. The name comes from the words ‘sangja (box)’ and ‘jaru (sack)’. It is meant to show that they are putting sack-like flexible elements, such as composition, inside a rigid box of tradition. But as time passed, shape of the sangja, which was the basis of the team, became unclear, and the boundaries of tradition seemed vague even when composing.

After some time wandering, Sangjaru decided to leave Korea, where preservation of tradition is considered important, and ponder about their music in a different environment. Thus, they go on a ‘Camino de Santiago busking project’.

Will they find the shape of the sangja at Camino de Santiago?

If they find the shape of the sangja, will they find ‘Camino de Sangjaru’?

True Believer – dir. HIDEKI KOJITANI

Original Film Title: True Believer

Director’s Name: HIDEKI KOJITANI

Producer’s Name: EMI KOJITANI

Country of Origin: Japan

Country of Filming: Japan

Language: Japanese

Runtime: 2 hours 3 minutes

Film Description:

A documentary Film about people who believe in the existence of UFOs directed by Kojitani Hideki who has compiled interviews with a variety of people who have experienced UFO encounters.
Kojitani is inspired by a video on YouTube of an alien corpse on the surface of the moon. He inquires with researchers as to its authenticity. but many opinions say it is fake. Meanwhile one day, Shoji Tetsuo. ” the man who can summon UFOs”,arrives and together they attempt to photograph a UFO. However, Kojitani is unabie to
film one, Months later Kojitani tries once again to photograph a UFO, but the indispensable Shoji goes missing.