Minör – dir. Matteo Bontempi, Giacomo Mantovani, Andrea Panni & Pietro Repisti

Original Film Title: Minör

Directors Name: Matteo Bontempi, Giacomo Mantovani, Andrea Panni, Pietro Repisti

Writers Name: Matteo Bontempi, Giacomo Mantovani, Andrea Panni, Pietro Repisti

Country of Origin: Italy

Country of Filming: Italy

Runtime: 31 minutes 31 seconds

Film Description: 

Frontale is a small village in the upper Valtellina, whose inhabitants have handed down for generations the miner profession, the “minör”, as they say. The witness of some of the last Italian miners are used to build the narration of a forgotten- but not completely disappeared- trade, where the experience, together with the practical and professional knowledge, still unite today’s workers and yesterday’s in a collective sense of belonging.

AViL – dir. Sofia Drai

Original Film Title: AViL

Directors Name: Sofia Drai

Writers Name: Sofia Drai

Producer: Yelizaveta Sergei

Country of Origin: United States

Language: American Sign Language

Runtime: 17 minutes 42 seconds

Film Description: 

Unable to bear man’s cruelty, a loyal priest commits murder and justifies his action using old testament law.

The Caretaker – dir. Isabella Danzi

Original Film Title: The Caretaker

Directors Name: Isabella Danzi

Writers Name: Isabella Danzi

Producer: Isabella Danzi, Madeleine Lee

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 7 minutes 11 seconds

Film Description: 

One woman’s pregnancy compels another to reckon with her own infertility.

Family Dinner – dir. Candice QUAN

Original Film Title: Family Dinner

Directors Name: Candice QUAN

Writers Name: Candice QUAN

Producer: Elsie COLLADO, François HOREL

Country of Origin: China

Country of Filming: France

Language: Chinese

Runtime: 12 minutes

Film Description: 

LI, 56 years old, a traditional Chinese man who lives in Paris with his two daughters, CHEN XI, (23) and YING, (33).

After few months struggling, Li decided to arrange a special family dinner, to say his secret out.

But during the dinner, he will not be the only one who have secret…

The necklace – dir. Shirelle Edery

Original Film Title: LA PARURE

English Film Title: The necklace

Directors Name: Shirelle Edery

Writers Name: Shirelle Edery and guy de maupassant

Producer: Adi Knimah

Country of Origin: Israel

Country of Filming: Israel

Language: French

Runtime: 30 minutes

Film Description: 

Mathilde Loisel is “pretty and charming” but feels she has been born into a family of unfavorable economic status. She was married off to a lowly clerk in the Ministry of Education, who can afford to provide her only with a modest though not uncomfortable lifestyle. Mathilde feels the burden of her poverty intensely.

Omaha Beach – dir. CADIC Valentine

Original Film Title: Omaha Beach

Directors Name: CADIC Valentine

Writers Name: CADIC Valentine

Producer: CADIC Valentine

Country of Origin: France

Country of Filming: France

Language: French

Runtime: 24 minutes 22 seconds

Film Description: 

Juliette is looking for a childhood friend who went parachuting for the reenactment of the Normandy landings. Millions of passionate people, dressed up in period costumes, are playing war.

Le Voyeuriste – dir. Nicolas DOZOL

Original Film Title: Le Voyeuriste

Directors Name: Nicolas DOZOL

Writers Name: Simon Sobrino Ochoa , Alice Royer

Producer: Anna Sitruk

Country of Origin: Switzerland

Country of Filming: France

Language: French

Runtime: 5 minutes

Film Description: 

In Paris in the 70s in a photo studio, Lisa, a young model of 20 years old, rather naive and introverted, is mistreated by John, a perverted photographer, in front of her boyfriend, Frank, a young designer ready to do anything to promote his brand.

LE CHOIX – dir. Sarah Kasmi

Original Film Title: LE CHOIX

Directors Name: Sarah Kasmi

Writers Name: Sarah Kasmi

Country of Origin: Belgium

Country of Filming: Belgium

Runtime: 27 minutes 31 seconds

Film Description: 

An ambitious young man with African roots grows up together with his friends in the problem areas of Vilvoorde. He wants to end his hopeless existence and dreams of breaking through as a rapper. That dream seems to come true when one day he is approached by a music producer. Unlike his childhood sweetheart with whom he shares his passion for music, his friends don’t really believe in that get-rich-quick scheme. One day the boys get hold of a weapon and he suddenly faces a heartbreaking choice. A choice that will determine the rest of his young life. Or: A choice with far-reaching consequences.

Coney Island, August – dir. Thea Brooks

Original Film Title: Coney Island, August

Directors Name: Thea Brooks

Writers Name: Thea Brooks

Producer: Veronica Rutledge

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 6 minutes 45 seconds

Film Description: 

A young couple goes on a date to Coney Island. Something is clearly off between them.