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Directed by Various

International 80 mins.

Six International Short Films.

 

August

DIRECTOR: Tomek Ślesicki – (Poland)

A fllm about first love and the things we do for it. (13 mins.)


Ave Maria

DIRECTOR: Basil Khalil – (Palestine)

The silent routine of five nuns living in the West Bank wilderness is disturbed when an Israeli settler family breaks down right outside the convent just as the Sabbath comes into effect. (15 mins.)


Carface

DIRECTOR: Claude Cloutier – (Canada)

Is this the future? (4 mins.)


Contrapelo

DIRECTOR: Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer – (United States, Mexico)

A proud Mexican barber is forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel. By the end of the shave, he will find out that he and the Capo are not so different. (19 mins.)


My Home

DIRECTOR: Phuong Mai Nguyen – (France)

A poignant animated film about a boy who strugles to come to terms with someone – or something – new living in his house. (12 mins.)


Two Dosas

DIRECTOR: Sarmad Masud – (United Kingdom)

A date in an Indian restaurant goes off menu. (16 mins.)

Films in this Program

August

Directed by Tomek Ślesicki

A film about first love and the things we do for it.

Ave Maria

Directed by Basil Khalil

The silent routine of five nuns living in the West Bank wilderness is disturbed when an Israeli settler family breaks

Carface

Directed by Claude Cloutier

Is this the future?

Contrapelo

Directed by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer

A proud Mexican Barber is forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel. By the end of the shave,

My Home

Directed by Phuong Mai Nguyen

A poignant animated film about a boy who struggles to come to terms with someone--or something--new living in his house.

Two Dosas

Directed by Sarmad Masud

A date in an Indian restaurant goes off menu.

Genres: Short



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