Category: finalist2021

A Club Called Rhonda

SYNOPSIS ” The only rule we follow is: do not judge. Whoever you are, welcome to the Club. ” A Club Called Rhonda is an exploration of the cultural phenomenon that hit LA in 2008 with the opening of the eponymous club. It’s an insight into the free and inclusive spirit of a unique environment, …

Puntos de Vida (Broderie de Vie)

SYNOPSIS Broderie de Vie (Puntos de Vida; Threads of Life) est un documentaire de 25minutes tourné entièrement par les sujets du film, une Maestra des Arts et Métiers de Californie et deux de ses élèves âgées de 15ans explorant la broderie Maya du Yucatán, au Mexique. Le trio s’est rendu début mars 2020, quelques jours …

LINDA KARSHAN: COVID-19 CONVERSATION

SYNOPSIS The first Covid-19 lockdown in New York invoked artist Linda Karshan’s memory of her father’s crippling polio affliction in the 1952/53 epidemic, and his gallant battle against it. This inspired her to “push back” by producing her most prolific body of work to date, “…because I can stand, and he could not.” Directed by …

A Woman’s New World

SYNOPSIS A Woman’s New World tells the story of Tianyi Lu, one of the few female conductors, striving to make her mark in the world of music. Category: Documentary Country: United States Duration: 40:00 Directed by: Christina Rose Produced by: Michael Rose, Christina Rose     PRODUCTION PHOTOS

The O Show

SYNOPSIS Orene Askew is a motivational speaker, DJ and inspiration to youth and her many peers in Vancouver. Her work as a community leader has enabled so many youth and individuals to see themselves in her and her incredible diverse work that reflects the many communities Orene is a part of. This Documentary will look …

GON, THE LITTLE FOX

SYNOPSIS When Gon, a playful orphaned fox, finds that young Hyoju has lost his mother, he tries to comfort him and make amends for his own earlier mischiefs by secretly bringing small gifts to the boy every day. But Hyojudoesn’t realize who is behind the anonymous gifts, and the two are headed for a heartbreaking …

The Mouse B

SYNOPSIS In the quiet city of Genopolis, a psychology professor begins a series of experiments designed to overturn Darwin’s theory, proving that mice are capable of empathy. Desiring fame and respect, he overlooks the flagrant failure of his experiment. Category: Animation Country: Romania Duration: 18:00 Directed by: Ioachim Stroe Produced by: Anca Puiu, Claudiu Mitcu …

Mr. Teddy is Angry

SYNOPSIS A Giant Teddy appears in the Valletta Harbour. Media goes into a frenzy. Soon havoc follows. Category: Animation Country: Malta Duration: 4:03 Directed by: Fabrizio Ellul Produced by: Filfla Studio   PRODUCTION PHOTOS

Little French Fish

SYNOPSIS Lea is an artist from an Eastern European Jewish family. Djamil is а young man from the Middle East. They accidentally meet in Paris and fall in love. Their story is filled with passion, romance, and profound tenderness, but it cannot last long as they choose family traditions over their own happiness. Being apart …

Cindy

SYNOPSIS Navit drives together with her dad to sell their cow Cindy to an Arab meat dealer. While Navit is convinced that her dad thinks she is a pro dairy farmer, she realizes he uses her in a different way. Category: Drama Country: Israel Duration: 16:20 Directed by: Shemer Gaon Baraba Produced by: Adar Shafran …