121 Washington St.
THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT LOCAL 121, LOCATED AT 121 WASHINGTON STREET. PLEASE USE THE MATTHEWSON STREET ENTRANCE.
Shady Srour Israel | 2019 | 16min | Narrative | Drama
Ziad, a Palestinian day laborer, is denied entry into Israel for work, forcing him to change how he provides for his family. A poetic and tragic reflection on the everyday struggle of Palestinian breadwinners.
Just Me and You
Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers Canada | 2019 | 20min | Narrative | Canadian
Eva (8 years old) and her parents immigrated in Quebec 3 years ago. She never had the chance to go for a holiday like the other kids, so she is thrilled when her father offers her to go to Mexico with him. She’s quickly deceived when she realizes that they won’t go by plane, but in her father’s big 18-wheels truck.
Tatiana Fedorovskaya Russia, Germany | 2019 | 20min | Narrative | World Premier
Jewish shtetl, Ukraine, 1941. A box with mother’s hairpins – the only thing left from his family – is Yasha’s last chance to escape German invaders and rescue his new friend, a wounded goat kid.
Moon Above The Raging Sea
Steven Jerram Australia | 2019 | 6min | Animation | Experimental
Late one night, a 17-year-old girl flies from Yugoslavia to Italy in a tiny, home-made airplane.
‘Moon Above The Raging Sea’ is both a lo-fi, abstract ‘painted dream’ – and a first-person retelling of the 1991 Škabrnja massacre.
Prisoner and Jailer
Muhannad Lamin Libya | 2019 | 15min | Narrative | Drama
* This is cut is before Sound design and mixing and colouring.
“Prisoner and Jailer” tells the story of two contrasting Libyans: a key official in the former regime and one of the most prominent figures of the post-revolutionary period in Libya. Through these two characters, we discover the circumstances surrounding one of the most influential events in modern Libyan history: The Abu Salim Prison Massacre.
Bunny Man (人中之兔)
Athena Han Canada | 2018 | 8min | Narrative | Comedy, Drama, Canadian, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Over a meal at a Chinese restaurant, four Taiwanese friends discussion over the differences between FOB (fresh off the boat) and CBC (Canadian born Chinese) grows heated when a mysterious Bunny mascot enters.
Freddie Waters United Kingdom | 2019 | 11min | Narrative | Drama, Comedy
Tom is in for a surprise when he meets his elderly grandfather’s two caretakers. Not only do they appear to be at war but when he discovers a mysterious object in the kitchen things take a dark turn.