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A little girl is playing house by herself. She makes food out of toys and sets the table. Then a little boy comes in, and she greets him with a smile. They sit by the table. Suddenly, the boy gets angry as if he doesn't like the food and has an outburst. Then her doll baby cries, he looks at it and walks towards it. The girl grabs the doll and defends it. He gets even angrier and walks
A Story about an animal dealer gone asleep in his shop and had a nightmare finding himself caught in an animal cage, then escaped to seek rescues for animals but every time faced with an obstacle... . At last, He awoke from the nightmare but still feeling himself surrounded with ambiguity and fear of those animals.
Dougie Dog is a comedy script about a dog dropped off at an animal shelter who desperately wants to break free. While behind bars, Dougie makes friends with three other dogs--Kirby, Maxine, and Roscoe--who teach him the ropes and help him accomplish his goal. Told from a canine point of view, we learn what it’s like to be a companion animal who wants companionship.
For Burgess "Buzz" Zwink (Bradford Jackson), wasting life is a way of life. At thirty-two years old, and still living with his parents, Buzz's adult life seems to be nothing more than a continuous haze of debauchery. That is until his carefree recklessness lands his lifelong friend in the hospital after another of his drunken mishaps. Faced with the reality of his choices as he
How will history judge us? Over the past several centuries, humanity has raked the land of its resources, threatening the balance of the natural world. The nature of the earnings that define late capitalism have incidentally raped us of nature itself. The world, no longer in focus, has succumb to a blur of movement amidst the obscurity of media images and sequence of endless distractions and
A very intense approach to commercial sexual exploitation (as part of forced labor, human trafficking and slavery), that focuses on the role of the client (without ignoring the victim) and challenges society's voices of acceptance. The film contains images and sounds which may be triggering to survivors of sexual trauma, specifically commercial sexual exploitation. Viewer discretion is
An order of Tacos al Pastor is not what it look likes. It's a trip into the amount of food that is wasted in Mexico in the different phases of the production process: posthharvesting, processing, distribution, retail and consumption. "Don't Wasty" show us how more than a third of the food that is produced is lost, and how everybody has a certain amount of responsability for a
RAIN is a drama film about a girl who holds on to HOPE irrespective of overwhelming tragedies that surround her. She is born in a humble village in Masaka, Uganda with a dream of becoming a shining musician. However, this dream is short lived when Mr. Dj an event music selector takes advantage of her and engages her in unprotected sex resulting into early Pregnancy and HIV infection. It’s her
This documentary film aims at offering records which reveal film-watching practices, experiences, the relation between folk and cinema, and the pros and cons of films for the folk in Hopa district of Artvin between 1950 and 1980. Being not limited to Hopa, this film discusses cinema through interviews containing universal messages.
Exotic Pearls is an artistic documentary film set in the year 1927 in British colonial Peninsular Malaya. This trailer was filmed in a single shot and using a Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. The story is loosely based on the dramatic lives of my late maternal grandmother and mother, both born during a period of fierce Chinese civil war in Guangdong, South China in the 1920s and 1940s respectively
Grand Central Terminal. Located at midtown Manhattan, New York City, USA. A gilded age building - coined by Mark Twain. Erected in 1903 with a Beaux-Arts architectural style, this magnificent structure was at a risk of being defaced in 1968 if not for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis fighting vehemently against it. Can you see the 'Crown' of the Grand Central Terminal? Mercury, Hercules and
Erkan, who moves to a new flat and decides to begin to a new life, gets the best support from his closest friend Ömriye. This new start would to initiate a journey to find the woman inside of his own presence, after living in a man’s body for 30 years that does not belong to Erkan at all. Erkan plays a trick on the doorman of his new flat when he realizes that the doorman has feelings for him.
Serpil Erfındık is one of the 228 women who were killed in 2013 by a man they knew. She was subjected to violence, divorced, and despite the legal protection measures, was murdered. This film tells about the events during the trial process of her ex-husband who killed her, the legal struggle of the victim’s family, and also the importance of the law to prevent the violence against women.
n a world where works of art and antiques are strictly banned by the Regime, because they lack the Esoteric Certification, Saria, a young farm girl hides under the soil an ancient Arabic terracotta, the only keepsake of her mother. Due to a series of circumstances the terracotta is found by Colonel Fischietto during an inspection of the farm. These objects, taken away from the people, with the
Umut hears from his father, who left the house for another woman years ago. In the house that he went to spill out his hatred, he finds out that his father has Alzheimer illness. Despite all the things they have been through, Umut feels responsible for his father. He decides to put him in the care home; but this would not be as easy as he expected. Father and son have to spend a day together as
The destruction of the Amazon forest-the world’s most biologically diverse place- seems to have become normalized. Timbo highlights the threat posed by energy companies keen to dam the world largest river. If built, the dams would flood an area the size of London, Paris and Amsterdam combined. The flood would cause a large amount of toxic plants to dissolve in the water, leading to severe
Oni is a psycho-magic documentary film, focused on the deep relationship among Sacred Plants, indigenous healing rituals and Universal Consciousness. Through the magic of dreams and visions, we embark on a journey into the jungle of the collective psyche. Deep in the Peruvian Amazon, a young Shipibo healer is initiated by the spirit of a mysterious plant alchemy known as Ayahuasca. Rather than
Acclaimed environmental documentary filmmaker Keely Shaye Brosnan, sheds light on a GMO debate by journeying to the seemingly idyllic world of Native Hawaiians. The Hawaiian climate allows giant corporations to test their genetically engineered seed corn and pesticides, spraying them upwind of homes, schools, hospitals, and pristine shoreline. Discover what is at stake for Hawaii from local
BASILICATADVENTURE is an incredible international showcase for the Lucanian territory and for young people intended to work in the world of the seventh art. It is a creative and innovative challenge that aims to the promotion of the Basilicata's locations in Italy and in the world. It is a dronevideo that offers a unique experience of its kind. Breathtaking natural landscapes and locations
The film is about a girl child and a man's compulsory marriage and a child bride problem. Kader is a 12-year-old girl, Mehmet is a man of 50 years old. The story takes place in an old house in the countryside where Kader plays with her toys when her husband is not at home and continues to live her childhood. Until her husband comes home ... Kader, noticing that her husband has come home with
Hitkoak describes her youth: the food she ate, the toys she grew up with, and the values she learned from her elders. Now, she passes them on to the young people in her community. In 2017, Reel Youth visited Kugluktuk, NU for two weeks as part of the Moving Forward Together - Hivumut Aulaniq Atauttimut project. We facilitated two intergenerational programs on the land, where young people and
Damen Krow is a young musician with Asperger's syndrome who plays guitar and works at a sawmill. He has trouble making connections in his life, but desperately wants his band 'P.F.C.' to gain notoriety. One day, he meets a talented visual artist named Naomi Sinclair. Naomi completely disappears as Damen falls into a daze of drug use. Will Damen rise above his inner struggles? Or
Are we the sum of our emotions or those of others? The strongest journeys are those within us, sometimes unfinished, sometimes useful. The important thing is to get lost forgetting the departure. The important thing is feelings. Plurima hides to be visible. We watch, Plurima lives in its narrow, timeless space. Plurima remains unattainable to itself to discover itself infinite in its finiteness.
Wild west, early 20th century. The quite life of Noel, an old bounty hunter who has retired, time ago, to dedicate himself to his property, is disturbed by the arrival of Sam and Amos, two fierce henchmen of a rich landowner named Logan. Logan convinced that under the land of Noel there is an oil field, is willing to do anything to convince him to sign the papers to give him the property. Sam and
Sergam is a little boy. A refugee. His boat’s stranded on the coast. His mother didn’t survive. Instead, a young woman takes care of him and they both set off on their way through a nightmare. “01” is a lovingly drawn animation film by Katharina Potratz. Without pointing at anyone, she shows the emotional and moving story of a small refugee boy on his way into a new homeland. A homeland that is
Winter in Lviv“ is a short-documentary about the situation of four Ukrainian women, trying to get by in a country that is struggling with an escalating conflict on the Eastern border as well as a heavy economic crisis. The protagonists are: Nurse Olha Roman is 75 years old, but still working. Because the Ministry of Health Affairs stopped paying her salary, she works as a volunteer and lives from
The unexpected encounter of two strangers and their agreement while waiting for a cab to share the cost of the ride, becomes the motive for the anatomy of a relationship. From the moment they enter the taxi, the driver reveals that they know eachother and they have a common past, leading the couple to the landscapes of desire.
As a young child our protagonist is left by his mother and has to live with his violent father. He fights his way through adolescence and falls in love with the woman of his dreams and just as everything seems to be finally working out for him, a sudden event changes the course of his life forever. A story about how everything we love, everything we learn, everything we build, everything we fear
Domi is a 33 years old autistic boy, who never speaks and lives with his mother and father. They try everything to cure him, but no effect. The mother cynically tells the story of their unlucky family, she is hopeless. Only the books bring happiness in Domi's life. He is obsessed by books. The family tries a new psychologist, Aliz, who soon realizes how important the books are for Domi. Now
In a village of a few souls, in the deep south of Italy, during a hot day, in June ‘76, Luigi and Giuseppe, two brothers of 12 and 9 years old, leaving school, to return home. In Genoa, meanwhile, three armed men run through some alleys. Arrived in front of a staircase they shoot 26 bullets on two men. Not too far, a motorcycle approaches a parked car and two men open fire on the driver. Angela,
Elena is 35 years old, she has a baby small and a stressful job. She constantly lives in a hurry, in an eternal tomorrow. She runs after a goal that is every day more and more distant. Maria lives the present cradling herself in the sweet memory of an old time. Their lives, their stories and their rhythms will collide in front of a cup of coffee, to give life to a fundamental but simple discovery
East Germany, 1987: The special investigator Mahler is said to have paranormal abilities. The police assigns him to solve the case of the 6-year-old Henry Kiefer, who is missing for weeks now, before this issue leads to political tensions with the West. But then he brings something to light that makes this family tragedy especially political...
Abraham and his pregnant wife Sarah are going to a hospital with a suspicion of miscarriage. They are sitting in the back seat of a taxi. The places the car passes by reflect the inner worlds of the couple, in a way these things the car passes by turn into their inner worlds: While they are going towards the hospital, the birth part of the birth-death cycle is seen outside. While they are coming
This Hip-Hop History Comedy was partially shot under Los Angeles’ famous (but now defunct) 14th Street Bridge former major motion picture filming location. There, Michael Douglas Goodman stars as a young, hungry, rambunctious, Hip-Hop hopeful seeking the tutelage of down-and-out old school, Hip-Hop great Kango - played by prolific SoCal actor Phillip E. Walker. But wanna be rapper Benji finds far
Salih is a 10 year old boy. Because of his family having financial problems, he decides to go to the forest everyday to collect pine cones to sell pine nuts inside of them. One day he mets an old man in the forest. And the old man tells Salih a legend that supposed to happened in the forest. Although Salih doesn’t really believe in that legend he one day finds himself in it. Salih does what the
Dubbed a Dysfunctional Family Thriller at its 70th Festival de Cannes 2017 Short Film Corner Worldwide Release plus screening on six (6) continents, in "Darkroom" an overbearing father finds his teenage son has transformed the basement of their New York townhouse into an amateur darkroom. There the boy develops gruesome and voyeuristic images from his late-night crime scene photography
This film by Iranian director Farhad Pakdel reflects on the intimate connections between today’s lives and the lives of those who have come before. From the present to the past, a young woman and her brother trace the history of their ancestors through traditional stone carving in Shiraz, Iran, in the center of the ancient Persian homeland. Their journey takes them to historic sites and
The art of making the Lanzhou Waterwheel in China was all but lost in the 21st century, until Duan Yicun, a 20th-generation descendent of Duan Xu, a scholar of the Ming Dynasty, took it upon himself to study and learn the craft. Now 74 years old, Duan Yicun finds the waterwheel market chaotic and competitive. Looking to his apprentice and future generations to inherit the craft of waterwheel
Tasiro is a wood carver who expertly creates traditional sculptures, which represent the Solomon Islands culture and reflect the natural beauty of the environment that surrounds him. Dedicated to his craft, Tasiro uses carving as a means of supporting his family. Set in an island paradise and narrated exclusively in the Marovo language (with English subtitles), this is a gentle and uplifting
Long before the Viking Age, Scandinavia was already settled. Its population descended from ancient Germanic peoples, with whom they shared the origins of their mythology, language and culture. The inhabitants of present-day Denmark, Sweden and Norway were trading and had contact with numerous surrounding countries and societies. In the 8th century the contact and the purpose of these
This film presents the fascinating story of the Good Earth at Blood Run historical and cultural site as told by a Native American grandfather to his grandchildren. Good Earth was the ancestral home of the Omaha, Ponca, Ioway, and Otoe tribes for more than two hundred years. Produced in 4K by Emmy-nominated documentary filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films, the documentary
C.O.D. The film confronts him in the ongoing routine of Foucault's "Normal Human Fiction", which is one of the smallest cogs of the trapped system trapped in the capital system he has lived and has become the product of the system by living with a barcode. Devastation is inevitable for our hero who realizes that he does not belong in his "colorful dreams" promised to work
Lütfi who has been waiting for the Azrael for 12 years decided to end his life on his own, but he couldn't manage to commit suicide. He found out that the janitor working in his building murdered someone for a reason, and asked the janitor to execute the task. They agreed. After the agreement Lütfi's life perception changes drastically when his death from anothers hand becomes certain.
The golds of Saddam, the last booties of the Iraqi war, are smuggled into Turkey by hidden in the cotton. Blind workers are used to pick the gold from the cotton. The smugglers try to prevent any possible thefts by telling the workers that it is rock they are picking from the cotton. They don’t know that there’s a seeing eye among the blind workers.
"When Majid Shokor escaped from Iraq he discovered that the songs he loved as a child in Baghdad have a hidden history. Saddam’s regime purged Iraqi music of its origins, but Majid learns the truth as he travels the world to meet exiled Iraqi musicians – Jewish, Muslim and Christian - who still sing and play these songs. They are reunited in a joyful concert at London’s Barbican Centre,
An idealistic grade school teacher has a fear of speaking up in public (other than in front of her kids). But when she finds out that children in her school are going hungry - thanks to federal cutbacks - it compels her to do things she wouldn't have thought she could do, including confronting a Congressman, to help out the children.
Indiana is not known for reckoning with the scientific reality of climate change. Quite the opposite, in fact. The state does not have a climate action plan, nor does any individual city. In early 2016, a group of young people in central Indiana, from ages 9-20, began the process of crafting a Climate Resilience and Recovery Resolution. With the help of elected and appointed officials, this
As Winter melts into Spring and the meadow bursts forth with new life, Little Nutbrown Hare sees a rare sight… a pure white fawn shining in the moonlight. His friends think he's making it up, but venture into the next valley to find her. With every step their doubts grow, but she is right there hiding on the patches of white snow, thinking it's all a big game of hide and seek. Only when
For many of us, we work hard all year and then only get to spend our two weeks of vacation on fly fishing. We fly hundreds of miles to rivers that measure fish-per-mile in the thousands and have elusive new species to catch. We spend thousands of dollars on gear to maximize our precious time on the water. This film hearkens back to the time in our youth when our fishing gear was easily carried in
Teaching how to take photos with semi-pro equipments, which they may not experienced before, to kids who have been educated in village and by doing that trying to see what they can see, to show people what they are capable of and show these images to crowds by organizing an exhibition is solely purpose of this documentary.
A story about two friends living on Yummy Island, where delicious food can be found everywhere! Whenever Mogu is cooking, Perol just pops up and eats the yummy meal. One day Perol finds a very tasty looking Brrrr-berry that Mogu was about to pick. Perol doesn't wait for a second to taste the berry which brings about an unexpected quarrel between the two.
It’s 2050. Six years old Mia lives in the city of Bergen, under a glass dome, 537 meters under the sea level. Every night, the Big Light wakes her up, clean and beautiful, unlike the rest of the world underwater, which is full of trash. Mia wants to travel out of the dome to see the Big Light, but the Adults hold her back and tell her everything is dangerous out there, because it’s full of sharks
An accident and the inability to walk belong to the protagonist’s past as axioms, postulates that do not need to be explained. Every one of us is somehow touched by disability. As the storylines progresses, the finely interwoven threads of the plot unravel, showing how the main character feels like a burden not only to society, but also to his family, and to himself. Nonetheless, his story proves
Filmmakers make the long trip from Brooklyn New York, United States to Seoul, South Korea exploring the various trends of Black-American culture and Hip Hop music there. Gaining a deeper understanding of the appeal of Hip Hop music and style in Korea, they follow two underground Korean rappers as well as speak to various other individuals.
A troubled 14-years-old boy grows increasingly isolated as he obsesses over the circumstances surrounding his father death his descent puts him on a dismal and potentially violent course that will lead to major truths and even greater questions. His father was a Soldier at the Golf War. He died because he was contaminated with Depleted Uranium. The film was Influenced by Professor Siegwart Horst
1983. The Cold War is seconds from exploding. The world holds its breath as the superpowers USA and Russia are arming themselves against each other with thousands of nuclear missiles. On the 26th of September, Russian radars intercept five nuclear missiles on their way to Russia. Stanislav Petrov is commander-in-chief. The decision that would start World War III rests on his shoulders. Should
Seven-year-old Andrej scavenges the nuclear wasteland of Chernobyl for discarded documents to trade on the black market. Shot entirely on location, this is a haunting rumination on the heartbreaking effects of the political on the personal. Schwenzel’s film starts off as a straightforward narrative but once Andrej enters the radiated Chernobyl, the film soon turns into a location showcase of the
15 Second Horror Film Challenge is a nonprofit international filmmaking contest in which celebrity judges decide the top films and conventions screen our greatest hits! In our sophomore year, our festival received its highest volume of entries to date-- 450 competing entries as well doubling its celebrity judge panel. NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES for FREE through 15secondhorror.ca towards our fourth
15 Second Horror Film Challenge is a nonprofit international filmmaking contest in which celebrity judges decide the top films and conventions screen our greatest hits! In our third annual year, our TOP 20 was #21 trending on YouTube into the new year via Troma's official Troma Movies YouTube channel, generating over 8 million views to date. NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES for FREE through
Film about France's atomic bomb tests in the South Pacific at the Mururoa atoll. The filmmaker allows the surviving atomic tests veterans - which unknowingly irradiated themselves and their families - to speak up. "My biggest regret is to have contaminated my daughters, and can be, my grandchildren“, says Florence Bourel. She had stayed several times at the atomic bases of Moruroa. Her
"Very surprisingly from 1945 to 1989 - there have been 2201 atomic bombs dropped on the planet Earth - an astonishing number of atomic bombs implying huge destruction and fall-out. The film shows evidence of every bomb explosion documented with the nation responsible, the date and location, the force and the height about earth or sea level in a relentless build up of accumulating destruction
Currently there are 20 million workers in our country. They have strict, unmerciful and routine, working and life conditions. These conditions have huge effect at society. Working schedule is approximately 10-12 hours with the overtimes and it can reach up to 13 hours with transportation time. Workers barely spare time for their vital needs. Workers don't have enough spare time therefore
Lludy was forced to leave her home in Barcelona, so now she depends on a storeroom for keeping her innumerable belongings. During her usual everyday search for objects, she reflects on her life, her decisions, her life as a migrant, her solitude.Brazilian, prostitute, transvestite, Lludy finds in the outskirts of Camp Nou some sense of belonging. In Candomblé, she reaches a spiritual meaning. The
Documentary feature that reveals the intimacy of Luana Muniz, actress divided between prostitution, LGBT militancy and shows in cabarets. The Queen of Lapa is known throughout Brazil for participating in TV shows and for her unexpected and controversial friendship with priest and singer Fabio de Melo. With Alcione, Luis Lobianco, Fabio de Melo, Lorna Washington, among others.
Based on the homonymous work by the Marquis de Sade, a work published clandestinely at the end of the eighteenth century, it brings a narrative about the sexual education of a young virgin, Eugénie, who learns the arts of licentiousness through the teachings and experiences of Dolmancé and of the Madame de Saint-Ange
The One Year Pact Movie by Gina Carey Films “written, directed and produced by Gina Carey, is a witty family comedy about 4 Childhood friends, Paul (Brian Moore), Dustin (Marcus Lantero), Karl (Steven Ciceron) and Gregg (Domingo Winstead), whose formative years consisted of nothing more than wisecracking and having fun. Solid plans for fulfilling childhood dreams and financial stability were
What does it take to be a boxer today? Not only a boxer but a female, Native American? Watch Shiloh's journey as we get a glimpse of what it takes to become a fighter. Already having won the 2015 Inter-collegiate title, this motivating story of a beautiful, hard working, young college student and her dreams will keep you cheering her on. Shiloh is the inspiring journey of Shy LeBeau. "
Children dream of what they will be as adults and adults dream about their childhood. But sometimes, when orderly life becomes paralyzed in routine, adults need the inner child to bring about change: "Be my rebel", the first collaboration of the two music legends Nena and Dave Stewart, premiered at Nenas 40th anniversary on stage. The accompanying video by Oscar-nominated filmmaker
Perhaps, the title of my film seems to be pompous to somebody. As it is spoken in Israel, we don't come or arrive to Jerusalem – we'll ascent to Jerusalem. This majestic city is situated on the peaks of the Judean Mountains. But we mean the spiritual ascent, not physical. I would present Jerusalem as the spiritual capital of the world
Anti-Semitism is a natural phenomenon, the reverse side of one of the fundamental laws of the universe. This is how it is explained in Kabbalah. The film analyzes the growth of anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany, based on the prophecies of one of the greatest Kabbalists of the 20th century, Baal HaSulam. The plot is built around the tragic story of the sailing of the St. Louis steamship, nicknamed
1963. As the swinging cultural revolution is flourishing in London, a shadow of paranoia is casted on a tiny, English town. Roy, the village fool, is not only convinced that Adolf Hitler is still alive, but also that he is running the local bakery. How much should his obsessive suspicions be trusted, and what is he willing to do to prove his identity?
In 90’s Brooklyn, Cora, a lonely girl in search of connection, discovers a movie rental store that delivers films based on how she feels. The movies lift her up and make her feel less alone but soon she wants more than the films, she wants to know the person behind the locked door of this strange store.
Casey, a wealthy architect, frustrated by the confinement of his wheelchair confronts his wife, Jayne, about his assumption that she has been unfaithful. A quarrel erupts over the nature of their marriage, and whether or not to adopt a child into a household where there is already misplaced care-taking. The fight escalates into physical violence leaving them both with a new understanding of their
The lives of four Latina women are uniquely interwoven in Clams Casino. Arcelia Diaz, a twenty-something year old, is desperate to connect with her mother Gladys. While Gladys’ daily ritual consists of obsessive workouts and beautification, Arcelia spends her time in a strikingly different way. She often enjoys digging for clams and other crustaceans, cooking, and mastering the art of plate
If you like the show Parks and Recreation, you'll love this real life comedy of errors as the 'number one city in the world,' Charleston,SC bumbles its way through a traffic jam of ass proportions. Some of the most flavorful characters delight with hilariously quotable quotes, both brilliant and ridiculous. This is the story of how one city continuously tried to ignore the solution
Stanka is sewing clothes all day while her father spends his time drinking beer and playing chess with friends. When the night comes, she wakes up on her working desk only to find that her father isn't home. When he comes back the next morning, she is angry with him, because he has bruises all over his face. They have an argument and moments later her father passes away. The doctor says that
Valentina is in Sicily to get married. During their wedding trials, Valentina arrives in the church in her ceremony dress, causing fuss in the spectators since it is a superstitious tradition in Southern Italy not to appear in your ceremony dress before the marriage day. Valentina feels sick, spotting the dress with menstrual blood. She runs away from the church and faints a little further. Near
HIGH HOPES 2: A NEW BEGINNING follows the continuing misadventures of 49 year old Brooklyn taxicab driver Danny Valentino a not so loveable loser who won’t give up his dream of making it as an actor after over 25 years of failure. In the original HIGH HOPES Danny’s dream was about to come true when he nails the audition for the lead in a network sitcom, but when Danny meets with the Executive
Are we born knowing how to love? Or is it something we learn? Does time cause love to blossom and grow or contract and diminish? Love is a word often used to emphasize extreme emotion such as, I love you; I love ice cream; I love my job, but do we really understand love? Do we even experience it the same way? “What’s Love Got To Do With It” exposes the connection between us as it contemplates
When 11 year old Faith's suicide attempt fails after the death of her father, she is convinced there is no God. By 18 she's rebelling against everything in her universe. After she gets expelled from Catholic school, her mother Christina decides to create a change of environment. Faith is sent to go live with her cousin Phoebe in Philadelphia. While Faith enjoys her new freedoms she
Paul and Vanessa have just had sex. It's unlikely they'll meet again. She's funny, pretty and witty. He's still just a boy at heart. Intrigued by this young mischievous and mysterious woman, he does his best to hold onto her. But who is manipulating who? Will he succeed in satisfying his need for love and overcoming his fear, awkwardness and conventions ?
On a sunny beautiful day on the beach, Parham a 12 years old boy from a Persian immigrant family bullies his younger brother Alborz by throwing a dead bird at him. later Alborz gets sick and eventually dies days later. As the result of this incident, the whole family falls apart. Parham who believes deep inside that the dead bird caused Alborz's death feels guilty and has to face what he had
Jeff dreams of moving to Australia where his friend Morton has already settled down. As Jeff signs an investment contract, he is full of hope to be able to leave the country with a pocket full of cash. He realizes soon that it’s not that easy. And after a heavy argument with his boss, Jeff’s world collapses. That’s when he meets Wendy. As they discover being soulmates, their common worries about
"Castaway of land lost on wooded hills, reaches with great difficulty towards town only to discover a merciless truth". A survivor in search of humanity, understood as an inner state, as an emotion and with empathy. Loneliness hurts and the need to be part of a group becomes a vital necessity. Alone, hungry and thirsty, desperate for a better life. But the society is too careful, too
Punching the city captures voices from a massive movement sweeping across Europe in the last decade– and more notably in the last three years –in the world of grassroots boxing. The film is focused on the uptake of boxing by new, grassroots recreational boxers, practicing far from large fitness or sports centers in very basic gyms, often located within squats, abandoned industrial buildings or on
Beatriz a young women writer how is married to Marco and together have a 2 year old son named Alex, she maintains a secret relationship; one day she visits him at his apartment and while having a showdown, the child was left in the vehicle, and got stolen by a drifter. Hours later they inform them that their child has been found dead. Beatriz through the worst crisis of his life by blaming
Sofia. Spring. The city is awakening. The cotton balls of poplars resemble the long-gone snow. The wind pushes them along the surface of the water. Drops of spring rain transform into concentric circles. The rain gets heavier, and the linden blossoms dance under the raindrops. The melody flows as the wind blows, up and down the streets, among the buildings, in between people. Let’s chat, as old
No matter how terrifying the monsters – whether physical or sexual abuse, the terrifying visions that come with the gift of sensitivity, or addiction to drugs and alcohol – there is hope. Through faith, friendship and facing our demons, we can emerge victorious into a life of freedom. Angelina’s receives her first wound at the age of three. Sexually and physically abused, she and her twin retreat
Young “secular nun” Elena goes on pilgrimage to holy places of Russia in the hope of healing her mental disorder. Feeling her Guardian-Angel’s invisible protection, the girl enjoys her fascinating journey which is smooth sailing, without any difficulties, troubles, and woes. However having found herself in mystical cold Petersburg, at the eve of Christmas, Elena encountered a chain of mysterious