Breaking the Silence (2014)

Ishani K Dutta | India | 2014 | 31 mins
Breaking the Silence is about the right of women in India to a safe and respectful workplace – which we understand to be a basic right for any human being to survive.

Educate Our Daughters

Belmaya Nepali | Nepal | 2017 | 8 mins
Interweaving her own journey from being labelled ‘cow-dung brain’ by her teacher, to becoming a documentary filmmaker, with her dreams for her 4-year-old daughter’s education, a young low-caste Nepali woman explores the state of education for girls in Nepal.

Shame

Anusha Bose | India | 2018 | 24 mins
Shame is a dark comedy that walks the thin line that separates the two worlds; the haves from the have-nots; the affluent from the service providers; the indulgent from the repressed.

Camellia – Kerria – Pink

Tomoko Karina | Japan | 2018 | 11 mins
In 1941, Japan, 3 Japanese young women, Michiyo, Fumiko and Haruko are having lovely afternoon tea in a park, celebrating Fumiko’s engagement. It seems nothing concerns them except for not getting a good seat for the show of their favorite Kabuki actor. But in reality, they are thrown into the swirl of most violent war in a world history.

Ameaçados | Threatened

Julia Mariano | Brazil | 2014 | 22 mins
Deep in Brazil, where law and justice require first and last name, the struggle for a piece of land becomes a matter of life or death. Peasants in the South and Southeast of Pará who have to fight and survive for a piece of land.

Salto

Maryam Haddadi | Iran | 2017 | 17 mins
This is a portrait of a young girl who is the swimming “champion of champions”in Iran and there’s no competitor against her. A female champion who, in spite of Islamic recommendations about learning how to swim and her own personal skills, has no place in Islamic republic government and no one really knows her. all swimming plan are shooting in underground way.

The Invisible Wounds of War

Robert Stockwell | Turkey | 2018 | 12 mins
Two professional female comedians, 1 a trained trauma therapist traveled to the Syrian border to work with displaced Syrian youth suffering from grief and loss.

Heart and Soul

Julia Mariano | Brazil | 2017 | 24 mins
Heart & Soul portrays the life of four women from the Brazilian landless workers movement who changed their lives through the relation between their bodies and the land they live in.

Acting Audition

Sahra Asadollahi | Iran | 2016 | 39 mins
A young girl director starts an Acting Audition to choose a kid for her new film, at the first step she selects some children including girls and boys. During the test, the children say about their secrets. And thus, the director decides to change the subject of her film.

Nunca Mas Hermanos

Eleonora Gasparotto Nascimben | Italy, Mexico | 2017 | 24 mins
Nunca Mas Hermanos explores the injustices that the Mexican people have endured in recent history, from the 90,000 people who were killed during the Civil War to the over 32,000 people who have disappeared since 2006.

Destiny’s Baby

Tom Dusenbery | USA | 2016 | 5 mins
Destiny Watford organized her community to prevent construction of the nation’s largest incinerator in a Baltimore neighborhood less than one mile from her high school.

The Bus Trip

Sarah Gampel | Israel, Palestine, Sweden | 2017 | 14 mins
Sarah is invited to show her film in Israel as part of a film festival bus trip. She is hoping for political discussions and friendship, except she finds the conversation stops each time she brings up the occupation of Palestine. So instead, Sarah talks to her dead dad over a noisy phone line.

Zaza Rising

Lena Strothe | Rwanda | 2017 | 11 mins
Zaza Rising tells the timely story of Christine Nyirahabimana, a Rwandan woman who started a small bakery in rural Rwanda, hiring 10 HIV positive, single mothers as her employees.

Lucid

Alexia Dalla Rosa | Canada | 2017 | 9 min
A look into mental health: You cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside yourself. The only thing we hold, as an explanation, is our art.

La Flor Settlers

Florencia Bohtlingk | Argentina | 2017 | 57 min
A portrait of a small farming and herding village in the Misiones Jungle, Argentina. Testimonies of the arrival to the place with little or almost nothing are mixed with affective histories and the daily tasks of food provision. La Flor Settlers is a pictorial and human documentary about the feeling of belonging and the struggle for the land.

Vow

Netalie Braun | Israel | 2015 | 28 min
Tamar is eleven years old. Going through puberty and taking insults for her looks from her schoolmates are her daily burden, but they seem to be the least of her worries.