Around the World – Shorts 2021
Saturday, 10/23, 7:00 PM
Director: Farah Shaer, Narrative, Lebanon, 14 mins.
In today’s Beirut, Hoda secretly goes to report a crime her husband committed but she is faced with unexpected consequences.
Director: Hanxiong Bo, Narrative, China, Spain, 16 mins.
Disguised as a girl growing up during the time of the one-child policy in China, Yan struggles with the conservative world around him now.
Director: Zariab Chabname, Narrative, France, 20 mins.
As Louise prepares to go out of her building, a man hands her a bag before being picked up by the police.
Director: Wu Yu Fen, Narrative, Taiwan, 28 mins.
An old grandpa has passed away. A caregiver helps to hold the funeral but none of the children come home.
The Manila Lover
Director: Johanna Pyykkö, Narrative, Norway, Philippines, 26 mins.
During a trip to the Philippines, middle-aged, Norwegian Lars meets Abigail – the Filipina he wants to share his life with, but does she share his plans?