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Tuesday, June 4, 4:55pm Program 13

Child lock

Philippines / Drama / 4mins

Director: Angelo Mariano

Producer: Marjorie Clariza Mendoza

Writer: Angelo Mariano

Cast: Jorenz Cortez, Gemm Tapel, Vic Romano

A 7-year-old boy (Jun-jun) who went missing in the midst of rampant child abductions using a mystery white van.

The Wind Phone

USA / Drama / 16mins

Director: Kristen Gerweck

Producer: Linda C. Riedmann

Writer: Kristen Gerweck

Cast: Megumi Kabe, Hitoshi Masaki, Yukina Takase

Inspired by true events, THE WIND PHONE intimately follows the emotional journeys of seven strangers. Each is drawn to the same remote and eerie phone booth on a Japanese cliffside, although their conversations couldn’t seem more different. Whereas one caller seeks forgiveness for a fatal transgression and another grapples with a twisted betrayal, others’ motivations are not clear at first.

The Night of Salvation

Taiwan / Drama / 20mins

Director: Kai-Yu CHANG, Yuan-Ciao LI

Writer: 廖柏茗, LI Yuan-Ciao, CHANG Kai-Yu

Emergency Medical Technician Kou drove and hit a woman on his way home. After confirming she was not in immediate danger, he hit and run, pretended nothing happened, and came back to the emergency center he worked. He fooled his team by reporting a call was received and a woman was hit by the local. After the team arrived and gave every treatment they could to save her. She was still in coma, and the hospital decided to stop resuscitate in 30 minutes.

The Story of Bin

China / Drama / 19mins

Director: Tian Guan

Producer: Francis Lin

Writer: Tian Guan

Cast: Bowen Sun, Shiyi Liu, Haifeng Ma, Zheng Liu

In order to avoid being bullied from two hooligans, Xiao Bin, a 13 years old son of immigrant, attempts to join a teenager street gang.

Until Always

Nicaragua / Drama / 10mins

Director: Katharine Mahalic

It is 1990. The revolution in Nicaragua has finally come to an end, leaving a wife and her husband struggling to find a way to pick up the pieces of their broken hearts.

Flour

Venezuela / Drama / 15mins

Director: Joanna Nelson

Producer: Joanna Nelson, Ramon Tortolero

Writer: Joanna Nelson

Cast: Juliana Cuervos, Gabriel Agüero, Dayana Gauthier

A middleclass working professional struggles to buy food amid Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis. When buying flour for his mother's birthday cake, he gets caught in the violent looting of a food truck and a conflict arises.