A Fine Stew

PROJECT TYPE TITLE

  • Directed By

    Marie Glichitch

    A Fine Stew

    Easter Sunday. Catherine has cooked her stew, Manon is hungover, Jacques is late. Dad is getting married and Pierre is the one who has to announce it. It would be just a normal family meal ... if there wasn't a dead cat in the freezer ...

    Desert Dunes

    20m

  • Directed By

    Walter Mzengi

    Gulf

    Facing a dire situation, a woman flees her badly governed homelands; heading north with the desperate dream of finding a better life. Although she later discovers that to be fully accepted into the community, means losing a part of herself.

    Desert Dunes

    10m

  • Directed By

    Ian Tierney

    I Love My Wife...

    Richard Feynman is one of the most widely celebrated physicists of all time. Following his death in 1988, a sealed envelope was discovered among his personal effects. Inside was a letter written by Feynman to his high-school sweetheart and first wife Arline, unearthing a private tragedy that he had suffered when he was just 28. This is a short about that powerful letter.

    Desert Dunes

    6m

  • Directed By

    YU MAO

    I Remember

    18-year-old prostitute Xuan grew up in a family without mother’s love. Her mother accidentally got sick made Xuan have to make money for the medical cost. With the recommendation of her roommate Lisa, Xuan got to know the memory selling business and also found out Lisa’s secret…

    Desert Dunes

    20m

  • Directed By

    Chris Hung

    Invisible Justice

    Li Zheng-hong is reluctant to condescend to deal with paperwork only in the law firm simply because he is blind. Therefore, he contests for defending a suit, but in vain. One day, he gets himself a civil suit only to find that the attorney of the defendant is the owner of the law firm. If he helps the plaintiff, how is he going to face his boss? To make matters worse, it’s not an ordinary lawsuit, but cross-border litigation with up to 531 plaintiffs. Li Zheng-hong hasn’t got any litigious experience at all, and he is blind too. 

    Desert Dunes

    110m

  • Directed By

    Iago de Soto

    La Guarida (The Den)

    Mario is driving under the rain. It’s dark in a lonely road. Suddenly he has to stop. In the middle of the way there’s a woman. She is disorientated and covered in blood. She doesn’t remember where she’s been or what happened to her.

    Desert Dunes

    15m

  • Directed By

    Tomomi Muraguchi

    The Beautiful Logic

    Kamata who is Programmer seeks all kinds of lean logic and throws away his own existence. On the other hand, Kuna, a lover, is likely to lose the source of love for a lover who gradually disappears in the same life with Kamata.

    Desert Dunes

    22m

  • Directed By

    Sevgi Hirschhäuser

    Toprak

    Since the death of his parents, the teenage Burak lives with his uncle Cemil and grandmother in a remote Turkish village town. ​ They try to make a living by selling pomegranates but while the religious Cemil is satisfied to live his life in poverty, Burak struggles to leave for the city and going to university. ​ When the grandmother gets sick, both have to make tough decisions that will change their lives.

    Desert Dunes

    105m

  • Directed By

    Marlene Emilia Rios

    We Choose To Go

    When Angie Miranda first awakens onboard the Horizon, she notices something seems a bit…off. After taking her first initial steps outside her cryosleep pod, she discovers her crew mates have died in their sleep, and the food onboard the ship is beyond expired. As she explores, she discovers that the ship has undergone a fatal mission error and they’ve not only overshot their mission—but they’ve endured 60 years of directionless drift. As Angie tries to overcome the fatal scenario she’s found herself in, she reflects back on the life she gave up on Earth in pursuit of this mission.

    Desert Dunes

    15m

  • Directed By

    Takeshi Kushida

    Woman of the Photographs

    A misogynic photographer discovers for the first time in his life the joys of loving a woman, this one confused about her self-identity and self-esteem, by helping her in her perceptions of herself with his photographic retouching skills.

    Desert Dunes

    90m

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