Maria Camila's Gift
Colombia / Drama / 12 mins
Director: Andrés Molano Moncada
Writer: Andrés Molano Moncada
Producer: Andrés Molano Moncada
Cast: María Victoria Villarreal, Eduardo Castro
In a park, Maria Camila, 9 years old, gives any passerby a piece of paper written by her. Immediately after reading it, people begin to impersonate different animals. What power does María Camila have to transform them?
Iran / Drama / 14 mins
Director: Faranak Moradi
Writer: Faranak Moradi
Producer: Faranak Moradi, Jason Zavaleta
Cast: Behnaz Jafari
After many years a woman returns to her recently late brother-in-law's house to reveal family secrets to the two daughters he left behind. Speaking truth to power and sharing her stories, she will transform the paradigm of her family, forever.
Netherlands / Drama / 14 mins
Director: Everon Jackson Hooi
Writers: Lysette Rindertsma
Producer: Indra Baars
Cast: Indy-Rose Kroonen, Sam van der Sar
Nila is waiting for her best friend Rein to go to school. Inside the classroom it appears that Nila is the only black child. The class is busy preparing a musical about animals. When teacher Julian falls over Nila’s skateboard, she gets punished: only when she’ll be quiet the rest of the day, she’ll get her skateboard back.
United States / Drama / 12 mins
Director: Karina Logothetis
Writer: Joanna Fyllidou
Producer: Mando Stathi, Dorothea Paschalidou
Cast: Joanna Fyllidou, Connor Tillman
Lexi has glossed over life without deep commitments or attachments. She joins the online dating world as a fun and easy way to meet people and spend her few nights in town. But what appears to be an exciting journey, soon becomes a draining loop.
Off Your Head
United Kingdom / Drama / 29 mins
Director: Gianlorenzo Albertini
Writer: Gianlorenzo Albertini
Producer: Gianlorenzo Albertini
Cast: Kerry Bennett, Craig Conway
On the verge of losing her daughter, a former felon executes one last heist, but when two bull-headed criminals run off with her bucks, she must learn that some things in life can't be undone and stop the criminals from getting away with her plan.
Oranges & Lemons
New Zealand / Drama / 13 mins
Director: Robyn Grace
Writer: Robyn Grace
Producer: Robyn Grace, Rory MacGillycuddy
Cast: Skyler Sylvester, Saskia Shand
Sometimes staying quiet is not the way forward. After being bullied at school and ignored at home, our girl finally finds her voice in the strangest place. It opens her eyes to the joys that have been right in front of her all along. Set in 1973 with a backdrop of political unrest and social change, a young girl in rural New Zealand questions her place in the world, in a search for her freedom.
United States / Drama / 13 mins
Director: Andre Muir, Danielle Alston
Writer: Jake Hutton, Andre Muir
Producer: Zach Moore, Manny Caston
Cast: Mariah Gordon, Ginneh Thomas
Patois is a film that speaks on the importance of identity and self-worth through the coming of age story of a young first generation American girl Khenya, as she navigates being raised in a household with rules and tendencies that reflect the traditions of her parent’s home country, while also trying to find herself and fit in at a typical American school.
United States / Drama / 10 mins
Director: Chanel Williams
Writer: David Bornstein
Producer: Chanel Williams
Cast: Jonathan David, Lorena Jorge
Martin Widmark is a specialist who offers a unique scientific service; he can give his clients the ability to vividly access old memories. His latest clients are a grieving couple Sam and James, whose daughter went missing. But when Martin hooks up his clients to relive the moments before their child disappeared, he discovers an ugly repressed truth.