Baltazar has made a living harvesting glacial ice from the tallest mountain in Ecuador for fifty years in this sensitive, beautifully lensed snapshot of one man struggling to adjust to his changing community.Part of: Shorts 6: Truth Be Told
Spanish/ Quichua with English subtitles, 15 min
After two years together, the first big crisis in Alaa and Mai’s relationship is captured in this charming encounter in a Cairo café.Part of: Shorts 5: Spotlight Middle East
Arabic with subtitles, 12 min
Set in the midst of the Tahrir Square demonstrations that, in early 2011, changed Egypt forever, Winter of Discontent explores the uncertainty, anxiety, and euphoria that filled the days and nights leading up to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. As seen through the eyes of activist Amr, journalist Farah, and State Security officer Adel, momentous, world-changing events unfold on the ground in urgent, intimate detail.
Arabic with subtitles, 94 min
String puppets twist and turn and struggle to break free from the mysterious prison in which they are confined in in this enigmatic animated parable.Part of: Shorts 2: Blurring the Lines
No Dialogue, 9 min