JUNE 2020 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

  • Kids Sapiens Sapiens

    In a time when more and more children are given tablets and smartphones to play with, it's important we look at education and what's most important about it. Kids Sapiens Sapiens is an experimental short documentary sustained on the inputs of Pedro, Carolina and Yasmin on their own education.

  • Stalin's Dark Past

    “Stalin's dark past” documentary is shot based on real stories from archives. Bolsheviks of Stalin were gathering money from banks in Tbilisi, Baku, Baku’s oil millionaires each month, and the Nobel brothers were one of those millionaires. Stalin was captured by Tsardom guardians 7 times, he mana...

  • The Passenger

    The Passenger is a psychological thriller about two very different friends who make a fateful late-night stop at a rest area on a deserted stretch of desert highway, while in the middle of an argument. An already tense situation threatens to explode when the two men overhear a woman being beaten ...

  • The Road of the Weather

    Between the mountains of Xunhua, there is a very beautiful lake, Mengda Tianchi. This lake is magical. But, if someone wants to find it, it has to do a difficult and long way. Salar people know this road well. They are moving back and forth to the lake all day with their mules and horses. In thei...

  • Death Offers Life - Last Moments of Vincent Van Gogh

    The story is the fictional account of the last five minutes of the acclaimed painter Vincent Van Gogh who was a failure in his lifetime. Death who has come to take him makes an offer which Van Gogh rejects and accepts the hands of death gracefully.

  • Abnegation

    While driving through the city one evening, Dani receives an unexpected phone call from an old girlfriend, Ioana. What at first seems to be a casual chat turns into an unexpected announcement when Ioana tells him she is pregnant. The news stirs powerful memories and Dani reminisces about their re...

  • Ayeo

    In the midst of a desolate wasteland, a farmer boy hopes and dreams that he may one day see a real live bird. Amidst the wreckage of climate change and on the heels of mass extinction, little AYEO represents the future of humanity if climate change is not addressed. In the parlance of the Interne...

  • Radio Users. A Hero's Journey.

    Created in Hong Kong, Maui, and NYC. This is Part 1 of an ongoing series of shorts from David Pierce and DJ Mayonnaise Hands.

  • Chasing the Jet Stream

    Chasing the jetstream follows the pioneering adventure of Marc Hauser, a Swiss entrepreneur and motivational speaker who wants to become the first skydiver in the world jumping into a hurricane force jet stream at 8,000 to 10,000 meters altitude. With this record, Marc wants to bring attention to...

  • South

    After the thunderstorm, a young, lonely hitchhiker finds himself at a flooded coast. He sticks out his thumb – will the journey continue?

  • Never Eat Shredded Wheat

    For those suffering from an eating disorder, restaurants can be a daunting scenario. Shot from a point of view perspective, ‘Never Eat Shredded Wheat (& Other Foods I’m Scared to Eat)’ explores what it's like for those afflicted with psychological disorders relating to food to ‘face their fears’,...

  • World Of The Fluffs

    What happens when the fluff that collects in your pocket comes to life? Or a ball of hair that doesn't get caught by the vacuum? They have to learn survive in unforgiving environments. This is the story of a piece of fluff who lives in a glove, and his journey to build a nest for the winter month...

  • The Goat and Vineyard

    A beautiful folklore story based on a Georgian fairy tale about a young goat who ate the whole vineyard, and then paid for it with misadventures

  • A Natural Code

    This is a short wildlife documentary about the fascinating Turing patterns in nature and how they may help endangered species around the world.
    The first half of the film introduces three characters - a science writer, Philip Ball and two mathematicians, Natasha Ellison and Philip Maini. They wil...

  • Mariposas

    Set in a universe of magical realism, a boastful father prattles on superficially about his daughter to another parent in the school pick up line, but is unable to perceive her when it matters most.

  • The Amazing Sanchez

    The daily life of Sanchez, a young fanatic of comics, who works in a call center. One day his life changes when he finds an advertisement looking for superheroes, therefore Sanchez will have to get out of his monotonous daily life, and while doing so he will discover how super he can become.

  • Mothers of Luna

    Four women, of diferent places in the world, are united by the voice of a very special baby: the little girl that was not able to be born of them, but who lived in their tummies. She narrates her past lifes while struggles for her primary goal: to be born.

  • People>Places

    A couple friends take a journey up the entire western coast of South America, only to realize that people are actually more important then places.

  • Susie

    Susie and Andy’s relationship has become toxic. In order to deal with Andy’s controlling and emotionally damaging actions, Susie begins to manifest a real and physical horror.

  • My Daughter Yoshiko

    With her daughter Yoshiko diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and her husband overseas serving in the military, Saki Omura is finding it harder and harder to cope. Too ashamed to burden others and too proud to ask for help, Saki faces the now-daunting task of giving her daughter the best lif...

  • Cut Off

    The first day on the job sees a mobile hairdresser climbing new heights. And not in a good way.

    My new comedy short starring Yvette Boakye (Girls), Lia Hatzakis (Chewing Gum) and Sunil Patel (Stath Lets Flats).

    Nick Flugge is an award-winning short film maker and previous runner up for IMDB New...

  • Ayse

    Ayşe asks from her father to swim together and to listen to his stories about stars as her report card gift, which gives life to our story.

  • Doctor Laser: Adventures in the Holographic Studio

    Jason Sapan, aka Doctor Laser, runs Holographic Studios NYC, where he shares his love of holography (the art of creating holograms) with the public

  • Overseas

    There’s something missing in Bangladesh compared to the rest of the world. Although Information services are being developed, there’s still a lack of possibility to be able to talk to relatives or friends who are far away. Fortunately this belongs to the past: there are girls who carry the Intern...