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Star Rating

 

Grappling with his suspicions and his own personal history, an Uber driver must decide whether to act on his fears that a female passenger is headed to meet her online date whom the driver suspects is a sex trafficker.

Directed by : Al Mitchell

Country : United states

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WHEN LA RUMOROSA QUIETS

 

Lucia Octavio is forced to confront
with outspoken determination,
aggressors who threaten her at the
end of an all-night bus ride along a
mountainous border highway.

Directed by : PATRICIA MONTOYA

Country : MEXICO

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184
Aline’s Dream

 

During World War II, a Franciscan sister began a project to rescue children orphaned by the war and bring them to America from Germany. Today, Aline’s Dream is a humanitarian project in Brazil that takes children off the streets and offers them a better life. Due to current lack of funds, they are on the verge of closing their doors forever. It’s critical that the world hears their story.

Directed by : MARCOS MORENO

Country : UNITED STATES

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40
The Girls Are Alright

 

Orked and Ani, best friends since they started school, don´t meet so often since Orked´s family have moved and she now studies in another school. Nevertheless, they still remain best friends, so when Ani receives a strange proposition through a dating app she has just registered with, Orked is the first person Ani talks to.
This is a story about the dangers of being a teenager girl in these strange internet-bombarded days in which lives are connected in all sort of different ways.

Directed by : GWAI LOU

Country : MALAYSIA

40
Roll Pin Punch

 

A sparring match between two MMA fighters, both women of color, and the pivotal moments that led up to the fight.

Directed by : Debbie Vu

Country : United states

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77

 

Loneliness in old age, reading as a lifeline, intergenerational communication, caring for the elderly, … several are the themes that the short film “77” touches on through the story of a confined elderly woman who speaks daily with your child via video call. In times of confinement, de-escalation and phase changes, the conversations always revolve around the same daily themes, until one day the mother asks the son for an unexpected favor: she wants him to read “One Hundred Years of Solitude”. Daily reading will open a new path in mother-child relationships.

Directed by : Raul Mancilla

Country : Spain

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33
Fe De Rico

 

There are opportunities that only occur once in a lifetime. Federico has the oportunity to make himself rich by evicting a house in the middle of a olive fields, it’s his last work before retirement. But situation is different from what he expected.

Directed by : Jaime Garcia Parra

Country : Spain

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Oink

 

A rural family in a small town in Yucatan start out their morning finding out the water in their well has become contaminated and with the Mayor knocking on their door. He introduces them to a strange a menacing figure that’ll soon become a part of their lives, whether they want to or not.

Directed by : Bruno Jesus yat Cabrera

Country : Mexico

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The Last Wave

 

A journey to death,or is it a new birth? Brahim endeavors to snatch his little family,his mother and his little brother out of extreme poverty,but he ends up a dead body thrown out by the sea.

Directed by : Mustapha Farmati

Country : Morocco

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Amour dans le pays d’asile

 

Akanda and Sabila, two young Africans who immigrated to Morocco. They find their life in the streets of the capital. In front of a car stopped at a red light, one is bothered by the other, so they argue. But as time goes by, they know each other. A little love story is created between them.

Directed by : Mohamed SAADI

Country : Morocco

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32
Superficies

 

Elanio and Mirlo, two young men from Parácuaro, Michoacán, want to enter the world of drug trafficking, their first job is to take a truck full of people to Mexico City, however, when they go by a dirt road, their tire breaks and they are stranded in the middle of the field. Surprisingly they run into Alondra, a young village woman. Distressed by the situation, they entrust Alondra with her destiny, but she will only help them if they take her with them.

Directed by :  José luis gonzalez pena

Country : Mexico

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33
Drummer boy

 

Drummer boy follows the story of an obsessed musician who turns his passion into an addiction, which consumes his life.

Directed by : Fatty Soprano and Shutterr Productions

Country : Canada

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Navras

 

An essay on memory, exploring the vision of life & death in far East.

Directed by : Marco Huertas

Country : Spain

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France 1911

 

Based on the incident of theft committed to the illustrious painter Pablo Picasso in 1911, this film reveals his artistic universe and his deep preoccupations by posing the question of the relationship between man and art.

Directed by : Feki MOHAMED

Country : Tunisia

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Who Ar You?

 

A young man is forced to leave behind the world he knew. Suddenly everything changes in his journey. He finds himself in the difficult position of overcoming countless adversity, leaving behind his family, friends, landscapes, smells and customes. He will lose his own identity when he has to become “nobody” to survive.

Directed by : Alberto Molina Jiménez

Country : Spain,Morocco

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Recognition

 

We usually see people consuming water, not realizing the importance of water and slimming it. People open the faucets and leave them, otherwise they do not tighten them. Water is also lost in the agricultural area as water taps are connected to pipes and pantries. This reduce the water level. Also, because of water pollution, we pollute drinking water which makes it unsuitable for drinking.

Directed by : Shaheer Sha

Country : United arab emirates

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Lives in songs

 

“LIVES IN SONGS” is a film dedicated to preserving the art, culture and lifestyles of the GALO tribe of Arunachal Pradesh, India. The film showcases the montages of local community members engaging in their day to day life, performing arts, creating music and in the process presenting the serene and beautiful way of living. I am fortunate to spend some time with them at Basar Confluence and sharing that experience with you.

Directed by : Subhash Maskara

Country : India

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I’d like to tell you something

 

After a few months without any contact, Claudia decides to call Javier. She has something very important to tell him.

Directed by : J.K. Álvarez

Country : Spain

32
Check the Back

 

A young woman, Emma, is stranded at a gas station – only to realize that the clerk is the person who has been following her.

Directed by : Brennan Martignoni

Country : United states

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Sonia

 

Story of a young journalist girl in Iran that have to prepare a report from a woman how call the souls

Directed by : javad safavi

Country : Iran

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Corrente

 

In search of high knowledge, a woman questions her image reflected in the mirror, as she cuts her hair in an intimate performance, dialogues with her enslaved ancestry.

Directed by : Nani Oliveiras

Country : Brazil

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Touch

 

A woman escapes from a hospital and a group of soldiers chase her. Closely, a male nurse follows them, who has strange visions of a woman. A crossroads of destinations that will lead to tragedy.

Directed by : Anatael Pérez

Country : Spain

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Wilderness

 

A French dad can no longer enter US territory to return live by his daughter. In his adventure crossing over Canadian/US borders he will find a surprising company, a lone wolf tagging along.

Directed by : Nicolas Avrand

Country : France

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Ghost Of Spacetime

 

Places can tell stories of people who once passed by, and this house tells the story of a family destroyed by war.

Directed by : karim Tajouaout

Country : Morocco

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L’altra Verità

 

An interview in a house becomes a significant moment for all participants.

Directed by :  Enzo Bossio

Country : Italy

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Stop the bus

 

A young woman wakes up tied up in an underground parking lot. To save her life, she will have to submit to a game and discover her true nature.

Directed by : David Trujillo

Country : FRANCE

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18
Bhaar (The Clown)

 

Lockdown takes away everything, but the miracle of making people laugh will never take away….. So in this struggle for survival he became his own last resort…..

Directed by : Anirbed Chattopadhyay

Country : India

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Familia

 

A girl wakes up disoriented and tied to a chair in an unknown place.

Directed by : Ivan Molina Jimenez

Country : Spain

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21
Entropía

 

Two girls alone in a world collapsing from a virus. The psychology of the characters moves events. A character with strong imbalances who wants to help them in a particular way, but through a complete mental restoration of them and their past …

Directed by : Jaume  Samso

Country : Spain

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Beyond the wall

 

A man was locked in a room. The mystery loosens as he starts speaking to the girl beyond the wall.

Directed by : Shamnas PP

Country : India

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Hijos De La Ruina (Sons Of Ruin)

 

Dani and Mireia live together in the suburbs of a big city after being orphaned a few years ago. Both are learning to adapt to their new neighborhood, but Dani gets in trouble all the time.

Directed by : Arian Araujo

Country : Spain

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MAJI

 

The water journey and its problems with us. A Sand animation film.

Directed by : CESAR DIAZ MELENDEZ

Country : SPAIN

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Les Enfants Du Rivage (Fireflies)

 

An afternoon, two children, two worlds meet.

Directed by : AMELIA NANNI

Country : BELGIUM

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18
Norte

 

Seheno is 10 years old and admires his teacher. In his small rural village in central Madagascar, what he likes most is going to school, but poor harvests cause his father to force him to undertake a trip to the Big City in search of opportunities. The smoke, the noise, the hectic pace of life and the tall buildings raise doubts for the girl about the idea that adults have of development. Is the North the best place to live? Which way of life should you choose?
NORTH is a journey of life that speaks of child labor, education and dreams. A life journey that questions the idea of ​​Development, under the gaze of a 10-year-old girl

Directed by : FRANCESC NOGUERAS

Country : SPAIN

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SUN

 

The film sheds light on the issue of the free trade of individuals within the political dictatorship as some sacrifice their value of the body.soul.and opinion under the cover of the law for fear of execution.killing.or harassement.
The hero of our story have to find salvation from this darkness.He tries to see the sun with his own eyes.but obstacles prevent him doing so

Directed by : Boukef Med Taher Shawki

Country : Algeria

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THE COW

A farmer man, named ‘Zabih’ , Abandoned in the middle of the
desert, Somewhere between two enemy countries. He can't move
forward from this dead zone. He wants to revenge from the
enemies who ruined his past beautiful life.

Directed by : Rasool Haghjoo
Country : iran