October 19 – 23
The Wormwood Star [US PREMIERE]
Poland, Ukraine | 2018 | 14 MIN
DIR: ADELINA BORETS
Today there are only two residents left in the Mali Klischi village. The majority were displaced due to radioactive contamination. But in order to remain in their houses they have paid the highest price—loneliness.
Tides [WORLD PREMIERE]
Colombia, Hungary | 2018 | 21 MIN
DIR: ANNA SILVA-SCHLENKER
Erika, a synchronized swimming coach in Hungary, leads her team with intense motherly discipline. Inside, she carries the deep scars of a personal tragedy.
Colombia, USA | 2017 | 25 MIN
DIR: SEBASTIÁN PINZÓN SILVA
An ode to a small town that has greatly contributed to the collective memory of Colombia: San Basilio de Palenque—the first town in the Americas to have broken free from European domination.
The Last Hounds (La Dernière Meute) [US PREMIERE]
Belgium | 2017 | 19 MIN
DIR: MORGANE THIBAUT
Once upon a time there was a man living through the last hound pack of Belgium. A visual tale where roars, barks, and sounds of nature are the only language.
Anointed [US PREMIERE]
USA, Marshall Islands | 2018 | 6 MIN
DIR: DAN LIN
Poet/activist Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner explores the nuclear testing legacy of her country, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, through the legends and stories of one island that houses a dark secret.
USA | 2018 | 7 MIN
DIR: PAT HEYWOOD, JAMIL MCGINNIS
Once a great economic success, by 2016 Fall River, MA, was named the nation’s fifth worst city to live in. Through one woman’s intimate reflections, we learn the story of a family’s tragedy, their once-thriving hometown, and how hope can blossom in unexpected places.