Jenna The Great – dir. Dan Tonkin

Original Film Title: Jenna The Great

Director’s Name: Dan Tonkin

Writer’s Name: Dan Tonkin, KT Parker

Producer: Dan Tonkin

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Country of Filming: United Kingdom

Language: English

Runtime: 38 minutes 45 seconds

Film Description:

A cocky student accidentally conjures young philosopher Aristotle into our present and seizes her chance to cheat through her exams.

R.L Allman’s Peter Pan – dir. Ronald Lee Allman

Original Film Title: R.L Allman’s Peter Pan

Director’s Name: Ronald Lee Allman

Writer’s Name: Ronald Lee Allman, Alex May

Producer: Claire Fontana, Rex Wheeler

Country of Origin: USA

Country of Filming: USA

Language: English

Runtime: 25 minutes

Film Description:

With a dark, whimsical twist, we retell the story of Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn’t grow up. In this live-action modern version, San Francisco stands in as Neverland and we introduce Peter before his conflict with Hooke and take you on a wild ride around the gritty city of Neverland. You will meet the Lost Boys, Peter’s Street Gang, and many of your favorite Neverland characters, including a totally reimagined Tinker Bell. She still has wings and an attitude but is way more fabulous.

Masked NYC – dir. AJ Stetson

Original Film Title: Masked NYC

Director’s Name: AJ Stetson

Writer’s Name: AJ Stetson

Producer: AJ Stetson

Country of Origin: USA

Country of Filming: USA

Language: English

Runtime: 3 minutes 4 seconds

Film Description:

Since recovering from COVID-19 in April of 2020, AJ Stetson has created portraits of more than one thousand New Yorkers wearing masks, to share their radiance, resilience, and empathy during this challenging time.

Brave New World – dir. Yantra de Vilder

Original Film Title: Brave New World

Director’s Name: Yantra de Vilder

Writer’s Name: Yantra de Vilder

Producer: Yantra de Vilder

Country of Origin: Australia

Country of Filming: Australia

Language: English

Runtime: 1 hour 24 minutes

Film Description:

Written during the pandemic of 2021, this film is inspired by humanity and is call to rise now into our bravery by going beyond divisions.

Jack Be Nimble – dir. Steve Wollett

Original Film Title: Jack Be Nimble

Director’s Name: Steve Wollett

Writer’s Name: Steve Wollett

Producer: Steve Wollett, Bai Ling, Vernon Wells

Country of Origin: USA

Country of Filming: USA

Language: English

Runtime: 1 hour 20 minutes

Film Description:

Old gamers living together in an assisted living facility, what could possibly go wrong? When a friend dies, they embark on a journey of discovery that may or may not be real.

The UNINTENDED JOURNEY – dir. Ayo (Hsin-Yu in Chinese) Liu

Original Film Title: 使者之路

Director’s Name: Ayo (Hsin-Yu in Chinese) Liu

Writer’s Name: Bettina Yang

Producer: Bettina Yang

Country of Origin: Taiwan

Country of Filming: Denmark, France, Germany, Taiwan, Thailand

Language: Mandarin Chinese

Runtime: 1 hour 9 minutes 21 seconds

Film Description:

THE UNINTENDED JOURNEY tells the story behind a forgotten professor who transformed international relations during his oversea missions for Taiwan. He rose from a high school teacher to the architect of a national university in education, but service to his adopted homeland Taiwan placed him in unexpected situations on the world stage that led to a life of adventure he never intended. The Speaker of the Danish Parliament calls him a close friend. The Thai Foreign Minister went on secret missions with him to the Middle East. When ethnic bias and power rifts overshadowed his journey, he forged ahead in education, even founding Chinese language schools in countries where they were banned. This first documentary by Taiwanese Director Ayo Liu, highlights dimensions of humanity of a forgotten emissary, the missions he built from Europe to Asia, and the ordinary lives he touched along the journey with extraordinary stories…

Grydscaen: scout eve (Episode 3) – dir. Natsuya Uesugi DuBois

Original Film Title: Grydscaen: scout eve (Episode 3)

Director’s Name: Natsuya Uesugi DuBois

Writer’s Name: Natsuya Uesugi DuBois

Producer: Natsuya Uesugi DuBois

Country of Origin: USA

Country of Filming: USA

Language: English

Runtime: 2 minutes 19 seconds

Film Description:

When the world’s democracies teetered too close to the sun unleashing nuclear war plunging the world into veiled autocracy radioactive fallout killing millions, those that survived developed psychic powers. Afraid those powers would threaten control, the Elite Government passed oppressive Article 15 Thought Crime laws unopposed for fear of retaliation to maintain the social order. But it was one voice, outspoken opposition leader of the Packrat hackers, Faid Callen with nothing to lose who dared risk everything to change the world in a fight for equality and justice he’d need a miracle to win.

Luna – dir. Jacopo Matteo Golizia

Original Film Title: Luna

Director’s Name: Jacopo Matteo Golizia

Writer’s Name: Margherita Giusti Hazon

Producer: Jacopo Matteo Golizia, Margherita Giusti Hazon

Country of Origin: Italy

Country of Filming: Italy

Language: Italian

Runtime: 15 minutes

Film Description:

LUNA tells the story of several lives, lives that intertwine over the course of a long night. Nicolò and Camilla are two young lovers who have not yet managed to open up to each other, out of fear, pride, insecurities. Camilla plays the piano to dare a sense of emptiness, Nicolò has grown up too quickly, he is always tough but inside he suffers, and does not know how to share his insecurities. Luna, on the other hand, is a tormented girl who has lost her mother, very lonely, deep, thoughtful. An outsider who spends her days walking around the city with headphones in her ears. Will these three existences meet by pure chance (or destiny?) and their lives will never be the same ever since. A music box will be the object that will unite these stories, a sort of magical door that will give access to something unknown and mysterious.

Living Proof – dir. Tina Farris

Original Film Title: Living Proof

Director’s Name: Tina Farris

Writer’s Name: Tina Farris

Producer: Tina Farris

Country of Origin: USA

Country of Filming: USA

Language: English

Runtime: 9 minutes 3 seconds

Film Description:

Chronos – dir. GUI MERLINO

Original Film Title: Chronos

Director’s Name: GUI MERLINO

Writer’s Name: GUI MERLINO

Producer: GUI MERLINO, Felipe Cavassin, Carolina Sauceda

Country of Origin: Brazil

Country of Filming: Brazil

Language: Portuguese

Runtime: 19 minutes

Film Description:

At the peak of the pandemic, in quarantine, all means of communication stop working. Without being able to contact anybody, in complete solitude, a woman is forced to face your most deep traumas to manage this new world.