Friday 9 October 2020 | 2:30 pm | Online Screening with Q&A* | TICKETS
A selection of short films from our Female Perspective Competition | Approx 1:45 h
I AM GOD by Madalina Mateciuc | Scotland, UK | 2019 | 9 min| I AM GOD, follows the journey of Ana, a teenager battling PTSD, desperate to gain control over her life. I AM GOD is paving the way towards girls empowerment and well-being in a broken modern society. Spiritual healing has an ancient pedigree, with much evidence of success.
Sunshine by Carla Malling Agger | Denmark | 2019 | 29 min | The 7-year-old girl, Solvej, lives alone with her mentally ill mother in a messy apartment. Her mother is sick, but Solvej cannot see why, because the sickness is inside her mothers head. Solvej eats canned food and goes to school in her dirty clothes. Amidst all the mess, Solvej dreams herself away in her drawings, which come alive to take her away from the world, she’s been placed in. In her troubled daily life, there are only small beams of hope. When her mothers mental illness worsens, it is up to Solvej to fight and accept the terms, she and her mother are faced with.
There Were Four of Us by Cassie Shao | US, China | 2019 | 7 min |There Were Four of Us tells a dream journey that travels through a room where four characters are trapped, through moments in their lives and through the symbol of death that connected them together.
High Flying Jade by Katherine Sweetman | Vietnam | 2019 | 22 min | Walking the line between mindfulness and adrenaline rush, an American, bipolar, aerialist tries to reconcile her suicidal inclinations, her past life as an air traffic controller and the pressures of training for opening night at the Vietnamese circus.
Alina by Rami Kodeih | US| 2019 | 25 min | As Nazis separate children from their parents in the Warsaw Ghetto, a gang of women risks everything to smuggle their friend’s three-month-old baby to safety. Inspired by true events, starring Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development, Animals) and Edin Gali (Mad Men).
Changing LA by Andrea Fiorentini Del Río | US | 2020 | 4 min | About finding that line between preservation and evolution.
* Upon purchasing a ticket you will receive a link to stream the film. NOTE: The virtual screening room will open 5 minutes before the scheduled screening time, so you will not be able to access it beforehand. The films are screened live, you can enter at any time after the screening begins, but you will not be able to rewind the content.