XXV edizione

Maestrale

SCREENPLAY: Nico Bonomolo | MUSIC: Gioacchino Balisteri | PRODUCTION: Salvo Ficarra, Valentino Picone, Attilio De Razza Animation - Italy - 2021 A man goes to work and sees a boat for sale. He dreams of leaving his life behind. He leaves, and the dream gives way to memory, the mistral forces him to a makeshift landing. A woman, another story, a new beginning? As in an Escher drawing, everything starts again where it seemed to have ended.
XXV edizione

Noir-soleil

SCREENPLAY AND BACKGROUNDS: Marie Larrivé | ANIMATION: Lucas Malbrun | EDITING: Vincent Tricon | MUSIC: Maël Oudin, Pierre Oberkampf | SOUND: Pierre Oberkampf | PRODUCTION: Nicolas de Rosanbo, Céline Vanlint Drama - France - 2021 After an earthquake in Naples bay, the body of a man is found. The Italian police believe the man killed himself 40 years ago. They contact Dino and his daughter Victoria for a DNA test. During this unexpected journey together, the young woman digs into her father’s...
XXV edizione

The Letter Room

SCREENPLAY: Elvira Lind | CAST: Oscar Isaac, Alia Shawkat, Brian Petsos, John Douglas Thompson | CINEMATOGRAPHY: Sam Chase | EDITING: Adam Nielsen | MUSIC: Paulo Stagnaro | PRODUCTION DESIGN: Sharon Lomofsky | COSTUMES DESIGN: Lowri Best | SOUND: Adrian Aurelius, Philip Nicolai Findt | PRODUCTION: Sofia Sondervan-Bild Drama - USA - 2020 When a kind-hearted prison officer is transferred to the letter room, he soon gets involved in an inmate's personal affairs.
XXV edizione

Trumpets in the Sky

SCREENPLAY: Rakan Mayasi | CAST: Boushra Matar, Azra Al Nazzal, Hussein Ali, Yasser Shlash | CINEMATOGRAPHY: Pôl Seif | EDITING: Rakan Mayasi, Marie-Rose Osta | MUSIC: Hadi Zeidan Tamikrest | SOUND: Bassam Lebbos, Tatiana Dahdah, Lama Sawaya | PRODUCTION: Rakan Mayasi, François Morisset, Laura Jumel Drama - Palestina / Libano / Francia / Belgio - 2021 Lebanon. Boushra, a Syrian potato picker, returns from a long day of work in the field: she does not yet know that her childhood...
XXV edizione

Al-sit

SCREENPLAY: Suzannah Mirghani | CAST: Mihad Murtada, Rabeha Mahmoud, Mohammed Magdi, Haram Basher, Alsir Mahjoub | CINEMATOGRAPHY: Khalid Awad | EDITING: Abdelrahim Kattab, Suzannah Mirghani | PRODUCTION DESIGN: Sara Awad | COSTUMES DESIGN: Mohammed Elmur “Simba” | SOUND: Bassam Lebbos, Falah Hannoun | PRODUCTION: Suzannah Mirghani, Eiman Mirghani Drama - Sudan / Quatar - 2020 In a cotton-farming village in Sudan, 15-year-old Nafisa has a crush on Babiker, but her parents have arranged her marriage to Nadir, a young Sudanese...
XXV edizione

Shero

SCREENPLAY: Viola Brancatella, Claudio Casale | CAST: Shabnam, Ikra | CINEMATOGRAPHY: Claudio Casale | EDITING: Emanuele Paragallo | MUSIC: Lorenzo Ceci | SOUND: Claudio Casale, Boris Riccardo D’Agostino | PRODUCTION: Viola Brancatella, Claudio Casale for Sibilla Film Documentary - Sudan / Quatar - 2020 Shabnam was attacked with acid when she was a teenager. Today she is a Shero, a women's rights activist from India who is raising her daughter by teaching her the value of beauty and feminine strength, beyond...
XXV edizione

The Right Words (Haut les coeurs)

SCREENPLAY: Adrian Moyse Dullin, Emma Benestan | CAST: Yasser Osmani, Sanya Salhi, Aya Halal, Ramatoulaye N’dongo | CINEMATOGRAPHY: Augustin Barbaroux | EDITING: Pierre Deschamps | MUSIC: Paulo Stagnaro | COSTUME DESIGNER: Clara René | SOUND: Colin Favre-Bulle | PRODUCTION: Lucas Tothe per Punchline Cinéma Drama - Francia - 2020 Kenza 15 years old and her little brother mahdi 13 years old regularly humiliate one another on social media in cruel ways. Today, as they travel by bus, kenza puts her...
XXV edizione

Wooden Sword

SCREENPLAY AND PRODUCTION: Behzad Alavi, Sousan Salamat | CAST: Ahora Salmani, Armin Farajzade Motlagh, Sara Davri, Hamed Soori, Mehdi Niazi | CINEMATOGRAPHY: Hamed Hoseini Sangari | EDITING: Haniyeh Jelokhani | MUSIC: Arash Poor Saadat | SOUND: Saman Shahamat, Mohammad Reza Maleki Drama - Iran - 2021 Two little boys meet each other in a green space, and make friends. On the other hand, their fathers have a big problem.