(Country: Russia; Year: 2019; Director: Zhenya Kryukova)
Two estranged siblings meet at their father's funeral.
At Ease (Beneze)
(Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Vinícius Girnys)
Life is easy in this small seaside house whose inhabitants live according to the tides. But a dizzying event will upset this tranquillity.
Austral Fever (Fiebre Austral)
(Country: Chile; Year: 2019; Director: Thomas Woodroffe; Writer: Camila Aboitiz, Gabriel Goicoechea, Thomas Woodroffe)
Amanda, an obliging and solitary woman, lives with her son Daniel in Chile’s southern mountain range. Octavio, one of Daniel’s friends, is accidentally injured while they’re hunting in the forest. Amanda takes charge of the curing sessions, developing an intimate relationship with the boy. Both discover that contact with the wound produces an addictive pleasure.
(Country: Japan; Year: 2019; Director: Chiemi Shimada)
A portrait of the director's grandmother.
(Country: China, United States; Year: 2019; Director: Hanxiong Bo)
Disguised as a girl growing up during the time of one-child policy in China, Yan becomes confused about his gender identity and struggles with the conservative world around him now.
(Country: Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Gerard Gil , Jana Juberts)
Ivan is sad because his partner Merile has just left him. Alex has put up with him all night long while they partied. When the sun comes up they decide to go home, but something unexpected awaits them in the car.
In Case Of Fire (Em Caso De Fogo)
(Country: Portugal; Year: 2019; Director: Tomás Paula Marques)
It's summer in the Portuguese countryside, where the local festivities take place. Chico is haunted by a hate crime committed in his village against a boy who was secretly close to him.
I Was Still There When You Left Me
(Country: Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Marie McCourt)
A little girl is saved from a fire by her young neighbour. They take shelter in an apartment from where they can see their tower burning.
Learn To Swim (Freischwimmer)
(Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Gaya von Schwarze)
On an ordinary Sunday morning, Karin impulsively leaves home. She wants to look for her son, who left the sheltered family home a while ago. She finds her son has settled down with other societal dropouts. Unconscious of her behaviour, she falls back into old schemes of mothering.
(Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Nataliya Ilchuk)
Being a mother can mean constantly living in a state of physical and emotional exhaustion. This film talks about that fatigue.
(Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2019; Director: Lun Sevnik)
Teenagers Boris and Hugo have informed the internet that they’ll be committing suicide in one hour... the clock is ticking.
The Presence Of The Dead (La Enorme Presencia De Los Muertos)
(Country: Ecuador; Year: 2019; Director: José María Avilés)
Having received his last wage and sent it off to his home country, a painter and decorator deliberately abandons his mobile phone on a park bench. Shortly afterwards a young girl finds it and keeps it, like a discarded message which implores her and finally reveals the enormous presence of the dead.
(Country: Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Bo Vloors)
Children and young people in a world without adults. The film explores the microcosm, observing and revealing how they spend their time
Una Sombra Oscilante
(Country: Argentina; Year: 2019; Director: Celeste Rojas Mugica)
Celeste, a young photographer, delves into the old collection of negatives that belonged to her father, a photographer who fought in the 70s and 80s against the dictatorship in Chile and who went into exile in Ecuador.