YOU WILL NEVER WALK ALONE

Dir Jagoda Marta Tłok, Poland, 08:51

The film’s director ventures into memories of her childhood in conservative, catholic Poland to reflect on the 2020 abortion ban and the powerful rebellion that came after.

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ON THE SURFACE

Dir Fan Sissoko, Iceland, 03:56

4mn animation about a young Black woman who goes swimming in the Icelandic sea and reflects on her experience of raising a child in a country that feels nothing like home.

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THIS KIND BODY

Dir Scottee and Lea Anderson, UK, 19:57

What if fatness wasn’t seen as a cause of death but the reason you survive? Scottee’s Fat Blokes carve out this space in a utopian love letter.

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WAITING ROOM

Dir Aleksandra Folczak, Poland, 23:14

During the isolation caused by a crown-virus epidemic, the director talks on the phone with Friends and family. The documentary shows their longing, needs, emotions. In stories full of emotions and humour, everyone will find a fragment of this experience from that time.

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A BOWL FULL OF LOVE

Dir Ashrita Chavali, United States, 05:48

After a particularly difficult day, Ria, our main character, decides to cook a childhood favorite. As she cooks, she goes on a trip down memory lane and ends up realizing just what

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DAJLA: CINEMA AND OBLIVION

Dir Arturo Dueñas, Spain, 15:00

Life is going on in Dakhla, one of the Sahrawi refugee camps in southern Algeria, forgotten for 45 years. The celebration of a film festival, the Fisahara, breaks the monotony.

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SCARS

Dir Alex Anna, Canada, 10:00

Alex Anna’s body is a canvas : her scars come to life to tell a new story of self-harming. Live action and animation intertwine in this short and poetic documentary, both intimate and universal.

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TRAVERSING

the Reimagined Palestinian Neighbourhood

Dir Zain Wahbeh, Jordan, 02:21


"Home to my paternal great grandparents, Al-Manshiyya was a Palestinian neighbourhood that was once situated in the North of Jaffa. It faced a perpetual mass destruction under a brutal Zionist colonial occupation, between 1948 and the present day. To confront the erasures of Al-Manshiyya’s infrastructure, land, and culture, 'The Image as an Archive' was founded as an architectural practice that attempts to virtually reconstruct the most relevant cultural and socio-spatial aspects of this now-absent neighbourhood. To achieve these reconstructions, I referred to an extensive range of scarce photographs and personal testimonies that were collected from interviews and schematic drawings."

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