Finding the Words

Wednesday, April 10, 1:15 PM

Masha & Dasha
Director: Darya Marchenkova
Documentary, USA, 13 min.

Two Russian-American sisters examine why they stopped speaking their first language after moving to the United States as children.

Ato San Nen
Director: Pedro Collantes
Narrative, France, 25 min.

Despite the absence of a common language, Hiroshi and Marisa make efforts to communicate with each other.

Wanderer Carrying Roots
Director: Chao Zhou
Experimental, USA, 7 min.

The barrier of culture, the nostalgia pertaining to a homeland, and the melancholy of family.

Director: Gustavo Rosa
Narrative, USA, 12 min.

An undocumented Brazilian immigrant living in the Boston area decides to buy a car in an effort to better his life before returning home.

Tracing Addai
Director: Esther Niemeier
Documentary, Germany, 30 min.

In his early twenties Addai leaves his entire life behind and moves to Syria to help victims of the civil war.

Posted in Competition 2019