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Allen Zweifeln zum Trotz / Against All Odds
Laurenz Otto
Germany  - (Short film)
Younus won't give up! The fascination for a strange yet familiar father figure mix with a growing longing for real intimacy. Cautiously testing and pushing boundaries, Younus plays a risky game. When the tension finally explodes, he questions the deeper foundations of this fragile relationship.

Younus won't give up! The fascination for a strange yet familiar father figure mix with a growing longing for real intimacy. Cautiously testing and pushing boundaries, Younus plays a risky game. When the tension finally explodes, he questions the deeper foundations of this fragile relationship.

Anabase
Benjamin Goubet
Switzerland  - (Short film)
Geneva, at night. The guards patrol the city and the soldiers train. Sony is a security guard, Ana is a bank receptionist. Around them, the city sinks into melancholy as two stars meet.

Geneva, at night. The guards patrol the city and the soldiers train. Sony is a security guard, Ana is a bank receptionist. Around them, the city sinks into melancholy as two stars meet.

Après le rouge / After the Red
Marie Sizorn
France  - (Short film)
In Corsica, the inhabitants of a village witnessed a gigantic fire. A memory leads the filmmaker to this event that changed the course of their lives and left its mark.

In Corsica, the inhabitants of a village witnessed a gigantic fire. A memory leads the filmmaker to this event that changed the course of their lives and left its mark.

Buxiaodema / Pass in Situ
Zhang Fengyi
China  - (Short film)
In a town that is being demolished, a young man named Feng Hao tries to find Jian, who owes him money, so that he can pay for his girlfriend's abortion.

In a town that is being demolished, a young man named Feng Hao tries to find Jian, who owes him money, so that he can pay for his girlfriend's abortion.

Erro bi
Nagore Muriel Letamendia
Spain  - (Short film)
It's a year since Ainhoa's father died.  Since then, mother and daughter live in the farmhouse they shared with him. Ainhoa would rather leave the place, a space that reminds her of her father. The mother, on the other hand, wants her daughter to stay with her. When a cow dies on the farm, her mother will use it as an excuse to stop Ainhoa from going to the city.

It's a year since Ainhoa's father died.  Since then, mother and daughter live in the farmhouse they shared with him. Ainhoa would rather leave the place, a space that reminds her of her father. The mother, on the other hand, wants her daughter to stay with her. When a cow dies on the farm, her mother will use it as an excuse to stop Ainhoa from going to the city.

Heart Fruit
Kim Allamand
Switzerland  - (Short film)
City people set off into a warm late summer night. Glances meet in a library. At a workout, two men discuss where to buy love. A couple kisses intimately. She bites him. No sooner has he bought a match than a better offer calls. Doubts arise.

City people set off into a warm late summer night. Glances meet in a library. At a workout, two men discuss where to buy love. A couple kisses intimately. She bites him. No sooner has he bought a match than a better offer calls. Doubts arise.

Ilanga Alikho / The Sun Is Missing
Advik Beni
South Africa  - (Short film)
The son of a professional mourner has now taken up the mantle of his father. He is confused -he does not want to mourn anymore, but it is all he knows how to do. Soon enough he is traversing the vast mountainous landscape of Kwa-Zulu Natal as he struggles to find a place where he belongs.

The son of a professional mourner has now taken up the mantle of his father. He is confused -he does not want to mourn anymore, but it is all he knows how to do. Soon enough he is traversing the vast mountainous landscape of Kwa-Zulu Natal as he struggles to find a place where he belongs.

Les hommes de la nuit / Men of the Night
Judith Auffray
France  - (Short film)
At night and in the darkness of day, an explorer with binoculars and a notebook makes his way through the jungle of Borneo in search of orangutans.

At night and in the darkness of day, an explorer with binoculars and a notebook makes his way through the jungle of Borneo in search of orangutans.

Montaña azul / Blue Mountain
Sofía Salinas, Juan David Bohórquez
Colombia  - (Short film)
After filming his father's exhumation, Juan comes across a series of videos he had made on his rounds while working as a teacher and syndicalist. Juan visits different parts of his hometown following these images in search of memories of his father, murdered during one of the most violent periods in Colombia.

After filming his father's exhumation, Juan comes across a series of videos he had made on his rounds while working as a teacher and syndicalist. Juan visits different parts of his hometown following these images in search of memories of his father, murdered during one of the most violent periods in Colombia.

Noizko basoa / When Does a Forest Begin
Mikele Landa Eiguren
Spain  - (Short film)
A forest starts over. A town recalls the landscape it never saw. Hands, hoes, and boots that stir up the dry earth to bring to the surface the trees that once inhabited Ulla. Here the river is constantly born and murmurs an already forgotten language. Who will live in this forest when it exists? Can a forest be planted? Will someone give it a name? Where does a town begin?

A forest starts over. A town recalls the landscape it never saw. Hands, hoes, and boots that stir up the dry earth to bring to the surface the trees that once inhabited Ulla. Here the river is constantly born and murmurs an already forgotten language. Who will live in this forest when it exists? Can a forest be planted? Will someone give it a name? Where does a town begin?

Quem de direito / The Rightful
Ana Galizia
Brazil  - (Short film)
Summoning documents, images and sounds from the archives to connect the past with the present in the struggle for land and water in the Guapiaçu valley region, Brazil.

Summoning documents, images and sounds from the archives to connect the past with the present in the struggle for land and water in the Guapiaçu valley region, Brazil.

Tropicalía
Rodney Llaverías
Dominican Republic  - (Short film)
Dolores, a strong and detached woman tasked with taking care of her deranged, ailing mother, is suddenly torn from her everyday life when a wounded dog falls from the sky onto the rooftop of her home. Through this newfound friendship, Dolores finds a way out of her monotony and embraces her wild side.

Dolores, a strong and detached woman tasked with taking care of her deranged, ailing mother, is suddenly torn from her everyday life when a wounded dog falls from the sky onto the rooftop of her home. Through this newfound friendship, Dolores finds a way out of her monotony and embraces her wild side.

Tsuki no yoru / Moon Night
Manaka Nagai
Germany  - (Short film)
A young woman loses her mother. Life goes on despite the huge loss. She distracts herself from the grief and flies to the moon. A surprise awaits her when she comes back home.

A young woman loses her mother. Life goes on despite the huge loss. She distracts herself from the grief and flies to the moon. A surprise awaits her when she comes back home.

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