Narrative Feature Program

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"Aurora" directed by Bekzat Pirmatov
"Here Awhire" directed by Tim True
"Lillian" directed by Andreas Horvath
"Malpaso" directed by Hector Valdez
"The Silent War" directed by Alfonso Cortes-Cavanillas
"Trap" directed by Seyid Çolak

Documentary Feature Program

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"16 Sunrises" directed by Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff
"Murghab" directed by Martin Saxer, Marlen Elders and Daler Kaziev
"The Raven and the Seagull" directed by Lasse Lau
"The Right Girls" directed by Timothy Wolfer
"The Winter Garden's Tale" directed by Simon Mozgovyi

Short Narrative Program

Price $7.00

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"Noée in the Storm" directed by Mathilde Chavanne
"Ondine" directed by Thomasz Sliwinski
"Ráfagas de vida salvaje" directed by Jorge Cantos
"Sand" directed by Kyungrae Kim
"The Sand That Ate The Sea" directed by Matthew Thorne

Short Documentary Program

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"Ashes to Ashes" directed by Taylor Rees and Renan Ozturk
"Coby and Stephen are in Love" directed by Luka Yuanyuan Yang and Carlo Nasisse
"Let's go to Antartica" directed by Gonzaga Manso
"The Prophetess" directed by Sylvie Weber

Animation Program

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"King of the House" directed by Zige Zhang
"My Generation" directed by Ludovic Houplain
"One Left" directed by Sebastian Doringer
"Ties" directed by Dina Velikovskaya
"The Haunted Swordman" directed by Kevin McTurk

Experimental Program

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"Camera Sick" directed by Jeremy Moss
"Fathoms: The Weight of Smoke" directed by Chris Myhr
"La Sabina" directed by Ana Baer and Rocio Luna
"Up and Through" directed by Kamen Stoyanov
"Un Matin D'Été" directed by Patrick Muroni

Aurora (Narrative Feature)

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Central Asia. A sanatorium called Aurora, is located at the shores of the high mountainous lake Issyk-Kul and the action of the film is taking place in this sanatorium. All happens in one day. The sanatorium serves as a mirror of the whole country, which is a kind of health resort for its population, with its beautiful nature. Sudden break of the balance between time and space leads to the start of the mechanism of fatal processes

Director: Bekzat Pirmatov
Writer: Bekzat Pirmatov
Producer: Toptash Studio
Cast: Kanatbek Abdyrakhmanov, Marat Amiraev, Erika Baibosunova
Duration: 98 min

Here Awhire (Narrative Feature)

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Terminally ill Anna returns to Oregon to reconnect with her estranged brother while simultaneously making the heart-wrenching choice to end her life putting to use the Death with Dignity Act.

Director: Tim True
Writer: Tim True and Csaba Mera
Producer: Deborah Smith and Alyssa Roehrenbeck
Cast: Anna Camp, Steven Strait and Joe Lo Truglio
Duration: 75 min

Lillian (Narrative Feature)

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Lillian, an emigrant stranded in New York City, decides to walk back to her native Russia. She resolutely starts out on the long journey. A road movie straight across the USA into the freezing temperatures of Alaska. The chronicle of a slow disappearance.

Director: Andreas Horvath
Producers: Film Institut, Filmfonds Wien, Filmstandort Austria
Writer: Andreas Horvath
Cast: Patrycja Planik
Duration: 130 min

Malpaso (Narrative Feature)

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Candido and Braulio are twin brothers growing up near the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. While Candido stays home secluded due to his albinism, Braulio helps his grandfather sell coal in the market. Their life takes a turn for the worst after the unexpected death of their grandfather. Now Braulio will need to look after his brother and will attempt to make ends meet in the border town market. All the while, Candido dreams of the eventual return of their absent father.

Director: Hector Valdez
Writers: David Maler, Hector Valdez, Angel de la Cruz, José Pastor, José Ramón Alamá
Producer: José Ramón Alamá
Cast: Luis Bryan Mesa, Ariel Diaz, Wigberto Dechamps, Vicente Santos, Marie Michele Bazile, Peter Jean Baptiste, Pepe Sierra
Duration: 80 min

Trap (Narrative Feature)

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Five fishermen live on an island. Their ordinary life start to change with the unknown disappearance of one of them. Also a wolf comes to the island. The Wolf tries to open his own living space. These happenings cause a growing tension between friends.

Director: Seyid Çolak
Producers: Seyid Çolak
Writer: Seyid Çolak, Güven Adıgüzel
Cast: Onur Dilber, Münibe Millet, Serkan Altintaş, Yasemin Girgin, Sami Aksu, Yüksel Akça
Duration: 83 min

16 Sunrises (Documentary Feature)

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On November 17th 2016, Thomas Pesquet takes off for his first mission in space. 450 kilometers from Earth, for six months where the world seems to fade into the unknown, a dialogue is woven between the astronaut and Saint Exupéry’s visionary book, which he took with him on the space station.

Director: Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff
Writer: Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff
Producers: Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff, Guilhem Olive
Cast: Thomas Pesquet, Peggy Whitson, Oleg Novitski
Duration: 117 min

Murghab (Documentary Feature)

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Murghab and its people have weathered several storms and the Soviet hallmarks are crumbling away. Yet, live goes on and, with wit and improvisational skills, the ruins of Socialism afford a plethora of new but precarious ways to make do.
The film provides a window into contemporary life in Murghab.

Director: Martin Saxer, Marlen Elders and Daler Kaziev
Producers: Martin Saxer and Marlen Elders
Cast: Yrysbek Turdiev, Abdilda Osmonov, Kanymbyby Tagaikulova, Rasul Mamaseitov, Mayrambai Tashtanov, Aisalkyn Alieva and Hushnazar Oshurov
Duration: 81 min

The Raven and the Seagull (Documentary Feature)

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The relationship between Greenland and Denmark is shaped by a history of colonialism, subjugation and dependence. The film the Raven and the Seagull sets out to dispel some of the myths and prejudices that persist to this day, even as Greenland is moving ever closer to independence. Lasse Lau and his troupe of performers blend authenticity and reconstruction to paint a portrait of how such misconceptions have influenced the collective consciousness of both nations. The result is a beautiful and relatable film about post-colonialism and indigenous identity

Director: Lasse Lau
Writer: Lasse Lau
Producers: Rie Hougaard Landgreen, Rikke Tambo, Emile Peronard
Cast: Nukaaka Coster-Waldau, Aannguaq Hansen, Vivi Nielsen, Angunnguaq Larsen
Duration: 80 min

The Right Girls (Documentary Feature)

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Three young transgender women from El Salvador and Honduras – Valentina, Johanna and Chantal – travel through Southern Mexico within the high-profile “Migrant Caravan”. They develop a deep friendship as they walk and hitch rides northwards; coping with long journeys, limited funds, and regular harassment. They team up with other trans girls – including Sinay – along the route, and integrate within the caravan’s LGBTQ community.

Director: Timothy Wolfer
Producers: Timothy Wolfer, Graham Sheldon, Siobhan Luikham
Writer: Jonny Orlansky
Cast: Valentyna, Joanne Stefani, Chantal, Sinay
Duration: 86 min

The Winter Garden's Tale (Documentary Feature)

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The narrative of the film is based on the destiny of the floristry pavilion of the former VDNKh and its long-time employee, Valentyna Voronina, who dedicated her life to supporting this centre. Suddenly, she faces unexpected changes. After forty-five years of work, she is asked to retire.

Director: Simon Mozgovyi
Producers: Oleksandr Chepiga, Taras Bosak, Artem Koliubaiev
Cast: Valentina Voronina
Duration: 75 min

Noée in the Storm (short Narrative)

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Noée is fifteen and she stands tall. Beneath her shell, she absorbs blows without crying, but without understanding. One evening, Oscar turns up. He has the eyes and color of a survivor.

Director: Mathilde Chavanne
Producer: Aurora Films
Duration: 23min

Ondine (Short Narrative)

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Water nymph Ondine fell in love with the mortal. Because of his infidelity, she put a curse on him that he would breathe only as long as he remembered about this. And so he died, as soon as he fell asleep. There is also a rare medical condition called Ondine’s Curse (CCHS). People affected with this disease stop breathing during sleep and require a lifetime mechanical ventilation on a ventilator.
Cezary deals with it.

DIrector: Thomasz Sliwinski
Producers: Jerzy Kapuscinski, Ewa, Jastrzebska
Writers: Tomasz Sliwinski, Magda Hueckel
Cast: Bartosz Bielenia, Magdalena Kolesnik, Judyta Paradzinska
Duration: 40 min

Ráfagas de vida salvaje (Short Narrative)

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It is said he has someone locked up. People have seen him looking over from the other side of the fence. That kid will disappear any day.

Director: Jorge Cantos
Writer: Jorge Cantos
Producers: Álvaro Díaz Calvo, Alberto Tortes Castelló and Sara De la Fuente
Cast: Manel Llunell, Juanan Moreno, Omar Ayuso, Dario Maturana, Manuel Egozkue, Lucas Ponce, Olivia Delcán, Nacho Sánchez
Duration: 24 min

Sand (Short Narrative)

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Sungmin and Mirae go on a trip to Gangwon Province.

Director: Kyungrae Kim
Cast: James Chung, Hanna Cho, Jongki Son
Duration: 16 min

The Sand That Ate The Sea (short Narrative)

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In the opal mining red dirt of Andamooka, South Australia; a son faces the memories of the mysterious disappearance of his father in a great flooding storm, while the same storm appears on his own horizon.

Director: Matthew Thorne
Writer: Matthew Thorne
Producer: Matthew Thorne, Steven Garrett
Cast: Nicolai Lafayette, Sebastian Quilliam, Patrick Graham, Kate Rutherford, Lara Lukich
Duration: 30 min

Ashes to Ashes (Short Documentary)

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Winfred Rembert, the only living survivor of a lynching, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley Jackson Whitaker who is on a mission to memorialize the forgotten 4,000 African Americans lynched during the Jim Crow era. Together, their journeys of healing intertwine.

Director: Taylor Rees and Renan Ozturk
Producer: Taylor Rees
Writer: Allison Davis
Cast: Winfred Rembert, Dr.Shirley Jackson Whitaker
Duration: 25 min

Coby and Stephen are in Love (Short Documentary)

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Coby Yee, a 92 year old retired nightclub dancer and icon from San Francisco Chinatown, and Stephen King, an experimental filmmaker 20 years her junior have found an unlikely love in each other through matching outfits, dance, and art. Stephen is intensely interested in images, film, and memory and manages an eccentric archive of Coby’s illustrious dancing career. As their last dance performance in Las Vegas approaches, Coby and Stephen prepare a final routine.

Director: Luka Yuanyuan Yang and Carlo Nasisse
Producer: Margaret Flatley
Cast: Coby Yee, Stephen King
Duration: 31 min

Let's go to Antartica (Short Documentary)

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Carlos is a human being who at this very moment is on a holiday in Antarctica. The penguins, who do not have cameras, will forget all about Carlos.

Director: Gonzaga Manso
Writer: Gonzaga Manso
Producer: Paco Ponce de León
Duration: 5 min

The Prophetess (Short Documentary)

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A story of overcoming struggle through gumption and sisterhood in the eastern DR Congo.
Furaha and Venantie have survived traumas we could never imagine, yet in each other they find strength. This strength, so great, empowers their entire female community to set out for a different future.

DIrector: Sylvie Weber
Writer: Sylvie Weber
Producer: Margaret Flatley
Cast: Venantie M’Mucindigirhi, Furaha M’Bagaya
Duration: 22 min

King Of the House (Animation)

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A delusional man lives alone in a small dark house, believing that he is the king of the world and his supremacy is secure. However, his sovereignty is shaken by the arrival of a stranger.

Director: Zige Zhang
Writer: Zige Zhang
Producer: Zige Zhang
Duration: 11 min

My Generation (Animation)

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From a deadlock to a hypothetical future, this is a POV shot from a mysterious vehicle driving in reverse on a 6-lane highway through every great calamity of our time.

Director: Ludovic Houplain
Writer: Ludovic Houplain
Producer: Maxime Vandenabeele
Duration: 8 min

One Left (Animation)

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In a world where life is symbolized by a heart pictogram that appears above a person’s head, several patients are waiting in a doctor’s office to hear test results regarding their remaining lifetimes. In most cases, the allotted time is not as long as they had hoped for.

Director: Sebastian Doringer
Duration: 7 min

Ties (Animation)

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There is a strong connection between parents and their child. A young woman leaves the parental home to see the world. But the world of her parents is so tightly connected with her that by leaving, she puts it at risk. It turns out that this connection can be also destructive.

Director: Dina Velikovskaya
Writer: Dina Velikovskaya
Producer: Vladimir Gassiev, Florian Grolig, Lilia Schneider
Cast: Elena Buschueva-Zechanskaya
Duration: 8 min

The Haunted Swordman (Animation)

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In this handcrafted epic puppet film set in a world of demons and ghosts, a lone samurai and his odd companion, a cursed severed head, seek vengeance in a haunted world.

Director: Kevin McTurk
Writer: Tab Murphy
Producer: Lisa Henson
Cast: Jason Scott Lee, James Hong, Christopher Lloyd, Franka Potente
Duration: 16 min

Camera Sick (Experimental)

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The earth spins while bodies and cameras wind and rotate on its surface. Sand particles infest recording devices scratching unravelling celluloid. The camera and its operator transform from seers to ecstatic performers.

Director: Jeremy Moss
Duration: 14 min

Fathoms: The Weight of Smoke (Experimental)

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Fathoms: The Weight of Smoke explores the complex interrelationships between the spheres of land, water, living things, and air. The work ruminates on the idea of water as a medium through which organization and entropy operate simultaneously. The Ocean acts as both a generative/constructive influence, as well as an agent of immense and unpredictable destructive power – it is from this medium that all things originate, and will eventually return.

Director: Chris Myhr
Duration: 6 min

La Sabina (Experimental)

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La Sabina is an exploration of contemporary surrealism. Loosely based on the tales of Maria Sabina, a female shaman from the depths of Mexico who exposes the connections between the human and the spiritual worlds. This short screendance is inspired by Claude Cahun’s constant discourse of multiplicity as well as Remedios Varo’s androgynous quality of oneiric vulnerability.

Director: Ana Baer and Rocio Luna
Producer: Baer Productions
Cast: Rocio Luna
Duration: 5 min

Up and Through (Experimental)

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A journey of a bucket filled with a sea water starts and continues up a steep cliff. On the cliff a man takes the bucket and carries it through an unfinished hotel. In the hotel we see scenes recalling existing works of art and performances by contemporary artists. A string quartet plays in the unfinished swimming pool.

Director: Kamen Stoyanov
Duration: 10 min

Un Matin D'Été (Experimental)

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Summer. A group of young people danced all night long at a rave party. In the morning, they have to go home.

Director: Patrick Muroni
Cast: Maxime Gorbatchevsky and Max Wuchner
Duration: 6 min

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