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Reflect on our current times.

 

Grace

USA, 2019, 6 mins. Dir. Alexia Oldini & Steven Gray.
Shenell Edmonds, Mary E. Hodges and Danielle Davenport. 

The eviction of a young woman of colour from her home reveals the callousness of a society built to exploit the precariousness of people like herself.

 

Surface Noise

UK, 2019, 14 mins. Dir. Ella Rose Howlett.
Rachel Doherty and Toby Jeffries.

A young PTSD victim transitions back into empowerment, and a psychologist goes beyond conventional methods to help her.

 

Alina

USA, 2019, 26 mins. Dir. Rami Kodeih.
Alia Shawkat, Rebeca Robles, Erika Soto, Jillian Federman and Edin Gali.

As Nazis separate children from their parents in the Warsaw Ghetto, a gang of women risks everything to smuggle their friend’s baby to safety.

 

The Afghanistans
Afganistanii

Romania, 2019, 17 mins. Dir. Adrian Silisteanu.
Ioan Paraschiv, Bogdan Girbovan, Serban Pavlu, Ovidiu Crisan and Laura Cret.

Sporadic gunshots echo among the ruins of a village which, though abandoned, is an objective of great import for the Romanian government.

 

In Black and White
Schwarz auf Weiss

Germany, 2019, 16 mins. Dir. Ares Ceylan.
Ruth Marie Kröger, Jürg Plüss and Dominik Maringer.

The presenter of a political talk show tries to pin down a corrupt politician, but during the live interview she begins to doubt the credibility of the evidence her chief editor has given to her.

 

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