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May 19, 2020:
Retratos de mi Madre (Portraits of my Mother)
Germany, Mexico, USA
Director: Tavo Ruiz
Through her narration, my mother confesses to me what she remembers from the moment she was raped as a child. By painfully recalling this traumatic event, she reflects on the sexual abuse of children and the scars that these events leave in a person's life.
Directors: Thomas Anglade, Maxime Announ, Lucie Dessertine, Estelle Saint-Jours
Sergio, an elderly and solitary fisherman, will pull out all the stops to take revenge on a pelican.
Director: Zoe Salicrup Junco
When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.
Erdbewegungen (Deep Down Digger)
Director: Marie Christin König
Hannah begrudgingly starts working for Eli, the caretaker of a cemetery. Faced with Eli’s quirkiness, Hannah feels uneasy at first. But soon a trusting relationship starts to form. At this peaceful place, surrounded by death, Hannah is able to find some life.
Director: Nikola Duravcevic
Chronicling a single night in the life of Somali rideshare driver Abdi, Brooklyn Park is a modern day immigrant tale that explores alienation, grief, and transcendence.
UK 2015 17 min
Director: Caleb Shaffer
Short film about a struggling young African Refugee adapting to life in the UK, who uses art to find his voice.
May 20, 2020:
Codinome Breno (Code Name Breno)
Director: Manoel Batista
Memory has drawers that hide parts of our past, but fear and longing keep us from accessing them. To reconstruct the mosaic of family memories, Manoel searches through the origin of his brother's name. The search for the name ends by unveiling passages of the military dictatorship in Brazil.
Il Grande Presidente (The Great President)
Director: Giovanni Basso
After the last political elections, during a family reunion two twin brothers face the secret that binds their destiny to the future of the Country.
Sangro (I Bleed)
Directors: Thiago Minamisawa, Bruno H. Castro
Brilliant visual language is employed to describe the fate of an individual with HIV and the special role played by society’s fears concerning the virus.
I am Mackenzie
Director: Artemis Anastasiadou
A coming of age drama about adolescence and the feeling of not belonging; the feeling of being an alien to your home, your peers, your body, your gender.
Directors: Nick Hartanto, Sam Roden
A chef at a fine dining restaurant in New York City asks a Mexican dishwasher to find good tortillas.
Director: Shazia Iqbal
Fatin wants to be an architect. Realizing her dream depends on receiving a scholarship that requires that she cover her head.