Mantis – dir. Hugo Fernández

Original Film Title: Mantis

Directors Name: Hugo Fernández

Writers Name: Hugo Fernández

Producer: Paris Silva, Hugo Fernández

Country of Origin:Mexico

Country of Filming: Mexico

Language: English, Spanish

Runtime: 10 min 30 sec

Film Description: 

Mantis is a crazy bitch, cruel and ruthless who moves around the country with the purpose of hunting the men on her list. Their identity is an absolute mystery, and national authorities advise men not to leave home alone and to avoid talking to women they do not know.  

Lucas, indifferent to the news on the radio, finishes building one of his airplane models. Suddenly, there’s a knock on the door…

Yes, Virginia – dir. Harvey Puttock

Original Film Title: Yes, Virginia

Directors Name: Harvey Puttock

Writers Name: Harvey Puttock

Producer: Harvey Puttock

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Country of Filming: United Kingdom

Language: English

Runtime: 9 min 33 sec

Film Description: 

Granting everyone else’s wishes has always been second nature to Virginia, but no matter how hard she tries there are certain things that not even wishes can fix.

DOWN – dir. Rzn Torbey

Original Film Title: DOWN

Directors Name: Rzn Torbey

Writers Name: Rzn Torbey

Producer: Rzn Torbey

Country of Origin: Switzerland

Country of Filming: Switzerland

Language: French

Runtime: 15 min

Film Description: 

Geneva 2019, EMMA (42), married to MARC (35). After 15 years of childless marriage, Emma becomes pregnant. Following the exams, it has been confirmed that the child will be born with Down’s syndrome. Events accelerate with this result, different people intervene to help Emma make a decision to abort or keep the baby. Her husband, Marc, does not want to have a disabled baby. Emma suffers from a psychological crisis to the point of contemplating suicide.

What will be the final decision? Abort or keep the baby?

Green Apple – dir. Eduardo Jaar

English Film Title: Green Apple

Original Film Title: Manzana

Directors Name: Eduardo Jaar

Writers Name: Eduardo J. Jaar, Eduardo Jaar

Producer: Pedro P. Gonzalez, Arelis Polanco

Country of Origin: Dominican Republic

Country of Filming: Dominican Republic

Language: Spanish

Runtime: 11 min

Film Description: 

Facundo, a middle age man, inspired by the oneiric character of “Son of Man” painted by Renee Magritte, is passing throu the 40’s crisis.This affects him directly in his emotions, in the lost of his identity and he’ll have to take courage from the inside to deal with himself in what it’ll be a duel with the goal of rescue his truly identity and to reach his authentity of this decadent stage of his life