In a small rural village, a young boy befriends Fernand and Andrée, a farmer couple who, at 80 years old, find themselves struggling to feed their remaining livestock.Director's Bio:Sébastien Pins is a 30-year-old Belgian director. Through the power of sound and images in his films, Sébastien wants to move his audience to become activists in the preservation of nature and biodiversity.
Based on a true story, two computer-illiterate parents decide to design a protest banner when the police refuse to investigate their daughter’s alleged suicide. Based on the infamous Miryang case in South Korea which shocked the nation in 2004 and continues to fuel public outrage even today.Director's Bio:Jayil is a director of commercials, music videos, and shorts in the US and South Korea whose works have screened in 100+ film festivals and garnered 50+ awards around the world. His latest film Georgia (2020) was nominated for a Korean Oscar, has been featured in The New Yorker’s Screening Room Video Series and ranked 6th on Screen Rant’s 10 Best Short Films Ever Made on Letterboxd. Jayil is currently filming a Disney Plus series with a Korean production company set to premiere in Spring 2023.
A true crime podcast host sits down with an Indigenous woman to record her sister’s cold case, but their intentions for telling this story come to a head as they examine the night in question.Director's Bio:Kanani Koster is a Kanaka Maoli director and has spoken on numerous panels on race, diversity and representation in film. Kanani is the 2020 Oregon Made Film Grant winner for the docu-short, Any Oregon Sunday, and a 2020 Portland Arts Museum Re:Imagined Artist recipient. The stories she strives to tell are not bound by genre but challenge nostalgia and tropes through inclusion and normalization of historically under-represented peoples on screen.
Against the backdrop of a rural Northern Ireland, estranged brothers Turlough and Lorcan reunite following the untimely death of their mother and the discovery of her unfulfilled bucket list. Directors' Bio:Hailing from England and Ireland respectively, co-writer/directors Tom Berkeley and Ross White began collaborating in 2019. Their debut short film, ROY, was an official selection at over 15 Oscar qualifying festivals, and went on to be one of ten films shortlisted for the 2022 BAFTA Award for Best British Short Film. An Irish Goodbye is the duo's second film, and was shot in rural Northern Ireland in the Spring of 2021.