Alaska Long Hunters – dir. Mark Rose

Original Film Title: Alaska Long Hunters

Director’s Name: Mark Rose

Writer’s Name: Mark Rose

Producer’s Name: Mark D. Rose, Isaac Rush

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 57 minutes 26 seconds

Film Description:

This award winning story follows the life of a young pilot who flew in Alaska’s frontier arctic. Experience the front-seat thrills of bush planes and helicopters operating in the most dangerous conditions on earth, airborne among the magnificent mountains, glaciers and rivers that only Alaska has to offer. Includes true-life experiences of accidents, comradeship, humor and heartbreak of life in early Alaska, gone forever when dismantled into parks in the 1980’s. Based on the book Last of the Long Hunters by Mark Rose, the scene opens with an early history of the Great Land and those that lived in it through interviews with several life-long Alaskans, including Hilda Lidner, Ray Atkins and Gale Ranney to name a few. Leading up to the introduction of the authors use of a new tool of transport – the single engine airplane, but not without extracting a terrible price. Experience what it was like to growing up among the dangerous game, hunting the massive caribou herds and absorbing the greatness of the county. Pilots will gain from the flying experiences related, and every boy, man and aviator will be compelled to grapple with its final truth, concluding with a crisis encounter that forever changed the pilot’s life forever.

FRIENDS -a Covid19 Journal – dir. Adrian Popa

Original Film Title: FRIENDS -a Covid19 Journal

Director’s Name: Adrian Popa

Writer’s Name: Adrian Popa

Producer’s Name: Adrian Popa

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 6 minutes 22 seconds

Film Description:

Children experienced Covid19 on their own way. Often, parents and teachers don’t understand entirely what students have been through these difficult times. This short film depicts the emotions, struggle and pain of a boy who’s friend doesn’t show up anymore on their long distance school meetings via Zoom, and puts all his hope when the school opens for in-person learning. Unfortunately, he doesn’t see her at school either. Would our protagonists ever meet again?

Dreams of Las Vegas – dir. Carl PA Nilsson

Original Film Title: Drömmar om Las Vegas

Director’s Name: Carl PA Nilsson

Writer’s Name: Carl PA Nilsson

Producer’s Name: Carl PA Nilsson, Daisy Kosmider

Country of Origin: Sweden

Country of Filming: Sweden

Language: Swedish

Runtime: 1 hour 42 minutes

Film Description:

In post-apocalyptic Sweden, Elin longs to escape her life as a stripper at a local club. When she meets the troubled musician Erland, who at first glance seems to be her ticket out of there, she has no idea that her life is about to turn into a nightmarish fight for survival.

Paper Dream – dir. Koichi Izuhara

Original Film Title: オーバードクター

Director’s Name: Koichi Izuhara

Writer’s Name: Koichi Izuhara

Producer’s Name: Naoya Ootani

Country of Origin: Japan

Country of Filming: Japan

Language: Japanese

Runtime: 1 hour 47 seconds

Film Description:

“Dreams can be a reason to live or a reason to die.”
The film depicts the harsh reality of part-time lecturers who are unable to find tenured posts to continue their research, tackling contemporary issues of the Japanese academic system such as the repayment of student loans, discriminatory low wages and mental exhaustion.

The Favor -dir. Henry Bruno

Original Film Title: The Favor

Director’s Name: Henry Bruno

Writer’s Name: Mahieu Maryline

Producer’s Name: BARRA Gaultier

Country of Origin: France

Country of Filming: France

Language: French

Runtime: 14 minutes 24 seconds

Film Description:

CHRISTELLE works with PASCAL. They appreciate each other, are courteous to each other and are inclined to render each other mutually. But Christelle becomes strange, absent and bothered. One Sunday while Pascal is at home with his family, Christelle calls him and asks him to come because she has a problem. Worried, Pascal immediately goes home. There, she asks him to make him a child. Pascal, a good family man, is shocked and tries to bring her back to reason but the more he opposes, the more Christelle tries to convince and charm him.
Subtitles Italien, Allemand, Anglais, Arabe, Chinois, Espagnol, Brésilien.

My Memory Is Yours – dir. Nuria Rojas Castañeda

Original Film Title: Mi Memoria Es Tuya

Director’s Name: Nuria Rojas Castañeda

Writer’s Name: Nuria Rojas Castañeda

Country of Origin: Germany

Country of Filming: Germany

Language: German, Spanish

Runtime: 14 minutes 18 seconds

Film Description:

The movie “mi memoria es tuya” is a try to approach the own family history and to give memory, traumas, and the escape story a voice. What is being discussed? What is not? What can´t be discussed? There are things that never can be captured in words but exist anyway. The handling with memory changes with time. Fragments come up in everyday life of the family. It shows that the past always will be part.

Doodle – dir. LinkWei

Original Film Title: Doodle

Director’s Name: LinkWei

Writer’s Name: LinkWei

Producer’s Name: Angus

Country of Origin: China

Country of Filming: China

Language: Mandarin Chinese

Runtime: 15 minutes 45 seconds

Film Description:

The little boy was educated by a strict Chinese mother since he was a child. Her mother invited him a tutor to prepare for a junior high school exam, but this tutor seemed to be different from the teachers that other little boys had contact with. On the other side, a man knocked on the door…

The United States of Fashion Designer Elie Tahari – dir. David Serero

Original Film Title: The United States of Fashion Designer Elie Tahari

Director’s Name: David Serero

Writer’s Name: David Serero

Producer’s Name: David Serero

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 1 hour 5 minutes

Film Description:

Fashion Designer and Mogul Elie Tahari, has been living the American Dream for more than 50 years. He came to New York in 1971 with less than $100 in his pocket, slept on benches in Central Park, and went on to build a billion-dollar fashion empire.

There are thousands of fashion companies worldwide, but only three have lasted for being more than 45 years globally and are still run by their founders: Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, and Elie Tahari…

The Disparity – dir. Kasey Flynn

Original Film Title: The Disparity

Director’s Name: Kasey Flynn

Writer’s Name: Madeline Kelley

Producer’s Name: Madeline Kelley

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 21 minutes

Film Description:

Are there Covid-19 vaccine disparities, or is it that people are not trusting the medical professionals behind the vaccine? Lets see what the communities thoughts on this topic are.

A Spread – dir. Cui Yuchen

Original Film Title: A Spread

Director’s Name: Cui Yuchen

Writer’s Name: Cui Yuchen, Chen Ying, Wang Qian

Producer’s Name: Cui Yuchen Meng Ziwei

Country of Origin: China

Country of Filming: China

Language: Chinese

Runtime: 8 minutes 7 seconds

Film Description:

After the quarantine was lifted, the daughter visited her father and had lunch with him. She revealed to her father the nightmare she had always had recently: dreaming that she had a younger sister. But her father said that she was thinking too much. The daughter was not reconciled, and after a few questions, the father recalled the past: After witnessing her mother’s suicide, the daughter suffered from mental illness and produced many unrealistic “illusions”. After the daughter left his house, the father turned over some well-hidden photos. There were indeed a pair of twins in the photo……

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