Co-presented with Inside Out. Childhood is coming to an end: twelve-year-old-Lina is growing up and her body is changing. She must start making decisions about her identity which will go aginst her mother’s wishes.
Catherine – Britt Raes
Belgium - 11:51
Catherine loves animals but most of all her cat. As she grows up, she finds difficulty connecting with other people while never wanting to let go of the pets in her life.
Consenting Adults – Alice Gruia
Germany – 15:00
A couple trade back to back cutting remarks, shifting between sarcastic undertones and a deeper malicious intent, in this look at the subtext and frustrations within a relationship.
Bootleg – Reem Morsi
Canada – 4:20
A Muslim woman is taken aside in airport security, only to reveal an unexpected hidden secret.
The Block – Nadine Boller
Switzerland – 9:44
A Soviet-era fountain situated in a vast, open expanse in Kyrgyzstan proves to be a vital stopping point for the nomads within the area.
A False Sense of Security - Grace Lynn Kung
Canada – 6:40
The relationship between two women on opposite sides of a security desk is embedded with a constant shift of power and manipulation.
Lagoon - Maya Luski
Australia – 8:30
In a society where women are defined by their sexuality, the day Max gets her period marks the beginning of a change that will impact her for the rest of her life.
Pregnant Pause – Alice Seabright
UK – 13:00
A woman in a long-term relationship has a moment of panic when taking a pregnancy test, bringing about a realization that she may not know exactly what she wants out of her life.
Adam – Evelyn Ross
USA – 2:27
Through inventive use of a Claymation, we see the origins of creation and land, bringing about the notion that “in the beginning of them, She created us”.
The National Garden – Syni Pappa
Greece – 15:00
A young girl heads out in hopes of winning a Halloween costume contest dressed as a penguin. But when she loses to a Princess, she tries to sort out the truth behind the winning costume.