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
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...
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
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
"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
On a snow-covered Christmas Eve, Little Nutbrown Hare and his friends stumble across a little Brown Bear who is lost. Determined to return their young friend back to his mother in time for Christmas, the friends venture bravely into the unknown woods. Through this epic journey we are reminded that the greatest gift of Christmas is being with the ones you love.