October 16 - 31
Ireland / Drama / 18 mins
Director: Nicholas Jones
Cast: Christopher Patrick Nolan, Veronica Henley
Roisin stands alone in the rugged Irish countryside, a guardian of the mystical land that has been in her family for generations. As a greedy relative seeks to exploit the earth beneath her feet, Roisin's unwavering will and deep-rooted connection to the land propel her to fight back, unyielding in her defence of the magic that lies at the heart of the landscape.
October 17 - 31
United States / Horror / 20 mins
Director/Writer: Larry Ziegelman, Terry Ziegelman
Producer: Carroll Brown, Jonathan Levit, Blake Vaz
Cast: Alicia Blasingame, Aaron Gaffey, Cathy Vu
While fighting a deadly blood cancer, Jane contends with the effects of “chemo-brain”, attempting to discern reality from fantasy, as she summons up her newfound strength to face-off with an abusive husband.
Emerald Forest Drive
United States / Drama / 24 mins
Director/Writer: LeRon Minor
Producer: Pearl Haika, Sean Grevencamp, LeRon Minor
Cast: Tristan Suggs, Isabelle Rogers, Erik Lingvall
Emerald Forest Drive” is a 24-minute short film that explores the consequences of losing one’s identity for the sake of fitting in and youthful recklessness. The story follows Scottie, a quiet high school student who finds himself drawn into a group of misfits led by the charismatic Jimmy.
October 18 - 31
Poland / Drama / 25 mins
Director: Mukai Liao
Writer: Wojciech Zajgner
Producer: Wojciech Zajgner
Cast: Julia Szczepańska, Marek Tynda, Mateusz Król
The closed zone was created to separate the poorest from the society. It is run by the group that sells children outside of the closed zone. They will chase everyone who is desperate enough to believe, that selling their child is the only way to save it.
Switzerland / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Alessia Albizzati
Producer: Alessia Albizzati
A woman can do whatever she wants. But only as long as she meets the requirements of society. Four dialogues in four different centuries in one diner show women that are getting told off, because they don’t fit into the “normal” society has created. They want to stay single, don’t want children, are interested in politics or want to become a fulltime mother - and therefore get pushed back in their place by their counterparts.