Directed by Laura Ghazal
A Battling Body is the story of a fight: a one minute choreography to illustrate a whole life, a young life, hampered by multiple sclerosis , stopped in its tracks by violent and unpredictable outbreaks. A musical and poetic short film to talk about the disease another way.
Directed by Massimo Loi, Gianluca Mangiasciutti
Aurora and Alba, inseparable friends, are very different from each other. One lives in compliance with the rules imposed by her parents, the other one is independent, free and tries to look mature for her age. One day Alba convinces Aurora to leave for a journey together, towards a secret and mysterious place.
Directed by Ross Morin
Billy wakes up in the middle of the night to find a man at his door who wants to come in – and he won’t take no for an answer.
Directed by Jon Boogz
(USA/2016/6mins/East Coast Premiere)
The artistic style of Alexa Meade combined with the choreography of Jon Boogz creates a moving portrait that speaks in powerful protest to the gun violence haunting American society today.
Directed by Alexander Peskador
(Austria/2016/13mins/East Coast Premiere)
Jo, Harri, Nik and Beppo meet on a field to dig up their hidden loot. Their buddy Lenz is missing – they end up digging without his help. At the bottom of the ditch, they discover Lenz’s body instead of the loot they were after.
Directed by Christian Cooke
Since his wife, Edith’s, death four months ago, Jake has fallen into a life of drinking and isolation. He believes that Edith is haunting him and now she appears in his local pub.
Directed by Viktor Hertz
A young couple, suffering from the worst imaginable form of “fear of missing out,” decides to take on a tough challenge.
Directed by Terra Marine
Juliet seeks comfort from her best friend Luke after a hard break-up.
Directed by Barak D Barkan
A comedy about Adam, a Jewish man, five minutes before he marries a non-Jewish woman, Vicky Cheung. Just before the ceremony, he is confronted by photographs of his ancestors, who come to life in order to prevent this “unholy” matrimony.
Directed by Julien Lasseur
Lenny Upton combines euthanasia with his used furniture business to provide suicide assistance to melancholy customers with a death wish. Armed with a briefcase full of weapons and an eye for antiques, he custom designs a personalized death experience for his one-time clients.
Directed by Andrew Hawkins
‘Masquerade, A Story of the Old South’ is an uncommon slave narrative, capturing the experience of both African Americans and gay people during this complicated time.
Directed by Diego Freitas
In a big city, a solitary computer technician meets an intriguing man in a website, where people share a strange fantasy. A date is set up, and the night will culminate in an irreversible experience for both of them.
Directed by Cyrus Neshvad
(Luxembourg/2016/15mins/East Coast Premiere)
Sébastien, who cannot come to terms with his son being in a coma, begins to question his reality.
Directed by Ruaridh M. Turner
(UK/2016/9mins/East Coast Premiere)
It is winter, 1985. Darkness falls, a young boy races home through a remote landscape. His Mother, several miles away, receives a terrifying phone call. Armed with only a flashlight and a toy soldier, he must face the dangers lurking in the gathering storm.
Directed by Christien Bart-Gittens
After discovering he has a special ability, a young man must make the most difficult decision of his life.
Directed by Val Jashari
Eliza Evans, a quiet thirteen year old girl learns how to become a woman from her distraught mother who abandoned her two years ago.
Directed by Philip A Ramos
A mild-mannered man is kidnapped and is forced to figure out if his new girlfriend is the cause.
Directed by Denise V. Powers
The morning after a first night spent together reveals some disconcerting surprises. Accusations fly and expectations collapse. Who will emerge the wiser from this difficult conversation?
Directed by Alex Clark
A lone man is terrorized by a masked burglar late one night, but the intruder soon realizes that the man’s house is not what it seems.
Directed by Ken Nishimoto
A man must learn to move on in life with help from his ghostly friends.
Directed by Ching Wang
(USA/2016/12:06mins/East Coast Premiere)
The ideal world of a compulsive alienated young man shatter as a spontaneous woman shakes up his everyday routine. A sparkling adventure between Bob, Alex, and Kiddo.