When a man's only son goes missing, he travels to the town where his ex-wife lives in search of answers. To play a man whose life is clouded by mystery, McAvoy will not be given a script of dialogue.
Pappo and Bucco
Elia and Aldo are two ex clowns. They have been living together for years, isolated from everyone and everything. Aldo has been asking Elia to help him end his suffering due to his illness for a long time.
Using footage from Elektra opera performances, this film by Stéphane Rizzi interrogates the collisions of video and sound and their perceptual effects.
SEDATED is an experimental rave film by Ampersand duo, Russia. The film consists of documentary and feature shots, insta videos, and CG. A club night is retrospected through a three-channel video installation. A young couple agrees to film each other during the party. There is the only rule—persistent following without distracting the present. Characters are surrounded by horrors in the night and the following morning turns into post-apocalypse.
INFRA is an audiovisual work dedicated to sound and its electrical nature. The protagonist of the film is a post-human entity traveling through apocalyptic landscapes. The birth and the character's slow motion is followed by soundscapes of field recordings, electric and magnetic fields noises, electric guitar and vocals.
Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.
In this dialogue-driven short film, an interracial lesbian couple attempts to ease the racial tension between them and their parents using the power of straight talk and a little bit of Cannabis.
Alexander, a young actor, has been falling for a few months in a spiral of self-destruction, becoming strongly addicted to alcohol and drugs. One night, he is stabbed by drug dealers and almost dies. To get out of his addictions he wrote the scenario of a film "Spiral" close to autofiction where he would play the main role of Daniel. Olivier Rainer, a director whom he admires, agrees to direct the movie and make Alexander pass screen tests while rewriting the script by incorporating elements of the personal life of the actor. Alexander wishing to exorcise his demons and reach his catharsis will follow Olivier unconditionally in a blistering adventure where reality and fiction merge.
Anaïs in Love
Anaïs is thirty and broke. She has a lover, but she’s not sure she loves him anymore. She meets Daniel, who immediately falls for her. But Daniel lives with Émilie – whom Anaïs also falls for. This is the story of a restless young woman. And the story of a profound desire.
Three Drops of Water and a Dragonfly
Johann Calderón created this snapshot of the natural world on a sunny morning in the Argentinian countryside. What’s in there is revealed in the name.
Warm and justice veteran Wu Wei (Lui), chemical expert Xu Zhilan (Xu Dongdong), undercover detective Gao Tianming (Yuan Biao) and others set up a temporary special operation team to understand and rescue the hostages trapped on the island. They infiltrated the gathering point of hundreds of thugs, used their wealth of knowledge and professional skills to make combat weapons
Alex, a boy obsessed with scary stories, is trapped by a witch in her modern, magical New York City apartment. His original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping him safe as he desperately tries to find a way out of this twisted place.
Seo-joon (Byun Yo-han), loses everything to voice phishing and infiltrates a organization in China to meet Kwak Pro (Kim Moo-yul), the designer behind this phishing system.
The billionaire is tired of the whims of his own children and decides to teach them a lesson. He announces to them that he has become bankrupt. Now spoiled teenagers will have to do what they have never done: go to work, learn to love and value life.
A Cold Wind To... Blow The House Down
With their relationship on the rocks, David and Emily move to Halifax to catch a break from the pandemic and their monotonous routine. Upon meeting Emily's best friend Delilah and her local friend Meg, the already shaky groundwork of their relationship starts to fracture.
Beyond The Red Lines
The film by Valeria Barbas explores what lies beyond the borders that demark intimate and public spaces and separate interior from exterior.
Parsing the Second
In her video, Masha Logvinova uses the simplest editing techniques to demonstrate what possibilities are hidden in a single second of footage.
Gender fluid millennial Sabi Mehboob straddles various identities, from sexy bartender at an LGBTQ bar, to the youngest child in a large Pakistani family, to the de facto parent of a downtown hipster family.
A personal story about brotherly love and betrayal. Two brothers, Derek & Jeremiah, reunite. But they have taken radically different paths in coming to terms with their sexual identities as gay men.
The video, made by director Katerina Bychkova for Taya Galkova's eponymous track, is based on real events that happened to Taya's grandmother and mother. This is a story about strong women, about the victory of life over death. The video is based on archive and private chronicles and appears as a synthesis of text and detected materials.
Miracle: Letters to the President
Dreaming of making a way station for his sister and the villagers who have no choice but to commute along the dangerous train tracks every day, Joon-kyung sends many letters to the President, but with no reply. Ra-hee, who has a crush on Joon-kyung, does everything she can to help him meet the President.
Documentary on the life of seven-time Formula 1 world champion driver Michael Schumacher.
Metin celebrates his birthday, his friend Hassan surprises him with a cake. He remembers his tragic, romantic, cheerful and mysterious birthday on July 25th,1963.
This animation film proves that a fascinating story can be told with simple means, provided the narrator's fantasy is without limits. The young artist lives in the wooden house at the city edge; among his neighbors are a dead yakuza, a quirky old custodian, and a lady with a son, who hides in boxes all the time. The trouble starts when the protagonist finds a naked girl called Otohime who says she is from the distant future. In 20,000 years, everything is dead on the planet after the nuclear war, but giant computers still produce content using genetically modified dinosaurs for aliens' entertainment...
The Greatest Gift
In ancient times, our land was ruled by pagan gods and goddesses. But what happens when they start getting involved in people's lives and vice versa? Will Morena, the goddess of winter, win, or will she be defeated by the goddesses of spring, summer and autumn?
What Happened To the Wolf?
MOE grew up in strict traditions. WAY is rebellious and free-spirited, born with defected heart, shutting everyone off around her so that she can die anonymously. They meet at the hospital when MOE is diagnosed with cancer. Although outwardly calm, MOE is scared of impending death, finding solace in a carefree Way. This odd pair are drawn to each other.
Kate's hard-partying ex-girlfriend Natalie is dead. Overdose? Suicide? Murder? Kate and Natalie's mysterious friend Lester may be the only people who can find out what happened, and why.
KKN di Desa Penari
Six students were terrorized by a mysterious dancer while running a community service program in a remote village. Apparently, one of them violates the most fatal rule in the village.
A Honeymoon to Remember
When a devastated Ava’s fiancé leaves her at the altar, she’s determined to enjoy her honeymoon without him. Time away in a beautiful setting helps her figure out what she truly wants from a partner, but when her fiancé shows up unannounced, she’s more confused than ever… Can Ava forgive the man who broke her heart?
A Small Fortune
Kevin (Stephen Oates) is an Irish Moss farmer committed to his traditional way of doing things at the expense of a more lucrative life for himself and his pregnant wife (Liane Balaban). When he finds a bag of money washed up on the shores of Prince Edward Island, his decision to keep it secret turns his quaint fishing village into a growing crime scene as the money’s owners come calling. A Small Fortune is a story of one man's struggle to provide for his family and the need to let go of the old ways in order to learn money isn't everything. Adapted from Adam Perry's award-winning short film A Blessing from the Sea.
A young man prepares to sell himself for the first time in this intimate film exploring consent and the journey one goes through when there seems to be no other choice, a reality many LGBTQPIA youth live through today.
Psychologist Eliska contacts musician Martin with a request for him to perform at an event on mental disorders. Their intense relationship ends with Eliska's suicide, which will resolve long-lasting pain without cause. She flew through Martin's life like a spaceship. She left clothes, things, a farewell letter. But also memories, dreams and eternal encouragement to play. She's still with Martin. Like a memoir, as a gratitude for the experience, like a muse.
At Full Throttle
Fifty-something former miner Jaroslav has always dreamt of a career as a race car driver. In a congenial and jovial manner, he represents not only the charms and struggles (especially economic) of southeastern Moravia, but also the ever more visible chasm between city and countryside. An uncommonly charismatic portrait of a man struggling with the traumas of the past who, with disarming directness, clings to the promise of good luck and a dignified life alongside a new partner.