When a strange apparition forces itself into the house of mourning, Ellen and her family must come to terms with a recent loss.
Logline: BLUE MOON is a vibrant vignette of a love story that takes place in a single night. It follows two young women through Los Angeles as they explore the depths of themselves and one another. A beautiful portrait of how nurturing mutual vulnerability can turn into pure magic.
“When a Circle Decides to Not be a Circle Anymore” is a sorrowful story of every one of us on the verge of a life-changing decision. The matter of change is the most remarkable interpretation. The short film portrays a broken relationship that no longer exists due to the girl’s current sexual tendency. A transgender person who is in the crisis of her decision to acknowledge her boyfriend where she currently stands. The story shows a person with no exact gender identity who leaves her car and runs towards a forest. However, the film registers many other interpretative situations in every person based on their turning point and what they feel as a matter of alternation. This film follows the color code Blue as a sense of melancholy that both girl and her boyfriend are involved with. The iconic elements like the tire, shoes, road, forest, etc., are all trying to support the idea of this metaphorical change.
Logline: One of the icons of contemporary art, Michelangelo Pistoletto's Venus of Rags is the protagonist of a collective artistic and borders. The stages become landing places, social ports where the Venus brings actions of peace and moments of reflection, peace and cultural exchange. and cultural exchange, metaphorically assuming on her shoulders the weight of an ancestral journey and the search for freedom.
Synopsis: After the death of her grandfather, a young woman experiences a
spiritual awakening when she is called by Yemaya, the orisha Goddess of the Sea.
Losing his mother as a child, Yi, a young man in a small town, leads a gloomy life until he meets Mei, the daughter of an aquarium owner. Because of Mei, Yi's life has just began to shine, but the harsh reality soon tears this felicity apart. Yi soon loses himself between his memories, the reality and "everything he could never have imagined".
When the dust settles, nothing has changed, and maybe that is the best outcome.
The last remaining member of a small religious cult (The Children of Enoch) awaits the resurrection
of her recently departed "sisters" and their leader, Father Enoch.
Synopsis: Man To Man is a hard-hitting, emotional rollercoaster starring SAG/Independent Spirit Award-nominated David Harewood MBE (Homeland, Blood Diamond). The film examines a Father / Son relationship as Malcolm brings his son Dion to a boxing ring to ‘make a man’ out of him. Tensions fly high as Dion decides he cannot be the kind of man his father wants him to be, and refuses to learn how to fight.
The two go head to head in the ring, only it is not a battle of fists. They are locked in a battle of words, until the impossible happens - they actually start listening to each other. After so many years of avoidance, Malcolm and Dion finally let it all out to decide: what does it mean to truly be a man in today’s world?
MARA, an introverted girl who lost her father, Erik several years ago, doesn’t practice water dance anymore. Haunted by her anxieties, Mara is in constant conflict with her little sister Lisa, and her mother Sandra who is trying to rebuild her life. She will be confronted with her fear and have to take a life decision: continue to mope or try to move on.
Synopsis: Behind the international success story of Amos Oz, a symbol of the Israeli conscience and a writer translated into 45 languages, lurked a double tragedy. When he was 12 years old his mother committed suicide, and a few years before his death his daughter accused him of being physically and mentally violent, ending all communication him. In a series of conversations with his latest biographer, presented in the film, weaving biographical passages, literature and conversations with the main people in his life, Amos Oz tells his last story
Synopsis: A short Indie film about an International student’s emotional struggle; suppression, and intangible changes. The story took place in an American High School. Ze Yang(Young), an international student who has been living in the States for years, as he believes he has found his own way of processing his sensitive emotions and had perfectly adapted the life in America, something always triggers him to remind things he won’t like to admit. One day, a new Asian kid came to this school. Through Young’s view, the existence of this kid consistently brings that sense of won’t admit back to his mind. Once again, Young is standing at the crossroad of choosing. Old friends or compatriots; group or individual; surrender or sacrifice.
Synopsis: A near-future winter on a remote New England island: as the economy and population wanes and locals grow desperate to survive, lovers Josette and Anna discover an intoxicating substance that could mean their salvation, and hatch a plan of escape.