Premieres July 4 - July 31
A Drop Of Imagination
Israel / Fantasy / 22 minutes
Director/Writer: Shirel Ankri
Producer: Maya Zaltsman
Cast: Zohar Strauss, Sharon Stark, Ofri Maduel
Amos, a 10-years-old boy deprived of his father at young age by ruthlessness of the sea. Now when his imagination is getting the best of him, he finds himself in a dangerous course, escaping the realm of reason, or facing life dead on.
All Blood Runs Red
France / Drama / 11 minutes
Director: Paul Mignot
Writer: Paul Mignot, Armel Gourvennec
Producer: Léa Morel, Paul Mignot, William Blanc
Cast: Amine Gabdou Mahamat, Bruno Henry
Son of a slave, Boxer, hero of Verdun… Discover the epic life of the first African-American fighter pilot in history.
Germany / Fantasy / 22 minutes
Director: Alexander Feichter
Writer: Alexander Feichter, Paul Caspar Weiss,Julien Prevost
Producer: Alexander Feichter, Adyam Ogbazion
Cast: Jona Eisenblätter, Robert Frank
Being a quiet child, Felix is a bit of a loner. When the other boys play soccer during the school break, he climbs up a big tree and watches the world go by. During class, he draws little paper figures. In his fantasy, he sends them out on heroic adventures. This regularly gets him in trouble with his teacher. His mother often scolds him as well.
Killing The Parson Bird
New Zealand / Drama / 12 minutes
Director/Writer: Peter McCulley
Cast: Emmett Skilton, Milo Cawthorne, Jared Turner
It is 1769. Captain James Cook is exploring Aotearoa/New Zealand in the ship HM Bark Endeavour. A landing party led by the naturalist Joseph Banks enters the bush to collect specimens for study. A Marine, Samuel Blakely and Midshipman Daniel Whitby are ordered by Banks to kill and collect specimens of the Parson Bird (Tui). As the two men go further into the native forest, they are being watched by the Patupairehe, a red-haired Māori girl who plays warning sounds on her putorino (flute).
USA / Drama / 17 minutes
Director/Writer: Matthew Gratzner
Producer: Matthew Gratzner, Camille Balsamo-Gillis,Shannon Blake Gans
Cast: Angie Teordora Dick, Terence Rotolo, Robert Chapin
Mutiny! is a swashbuckling, action-adventure comedy featuring a progressive Captain dealing with a crew that's set in their old ways— all while confronting gender inequality and the lack of self-awareness of overt masculinity… but all seen through the eyes of 17th Century Pirates.
The Girl Who Dreamt Instead
Norway / Drama / 17 minutes
Director/Producer: Annie Feldsott, David B. Berget
Writer: Annie Feldsott
Cast: Agnes Duvold, Oscar Jean
The Girl who Dreamt Instead is a magical realism story about a young immigrant girl in Norway who, upon learning her family is being deported, finds herself trapped in a fantastical wilderness.
The Infectious Imagination Of Henry Bramble
UK / Drama / 15 minutes
Director/Writer: Derek Boyes
Producer: Charlotte Wontner, Annabel Bates
Cast: Paul Copley, Archie Lyndhurst
When a stuffy retired Judge is forced to spend time with his ten-year-old Nephew, he learns the significance of losing his imagination, but it is never too late to get it back!
The Ring Of Beasts
South Africa / Action / 29 minutes
Director: Adriano Miguel
Writer: Cameron Scott
Producer: Cameron Scott, Orr Koren
Cast: Brumilda van Rensburg, Hungani Ndlovu
Cast out at birth, raised by a wolf and forced to fight by men. Romulus and Remus will earn their legacy in the blood and dust of a vicious underground tournament: The Ring of Beasts.
The Sinking Airship
Germany / Fantasy / 13 minutes
Director: Ivan Dubrovin
Writer: Gerhard Wisnewski, Ivan Dubrovin
Producer: Franz Ufer
Cast: Katharina Stark, Michele Cuciuffo, Jan Beller
High above the clouds a big airship-city is flying. However, one of the balloons, which hold the city, is loosing air. That is why the airship is sinking. All the inhabitants there know about that, but they try to ignore it and carry on with their daily routines. It's a modern fairy tale about a girl who wants change and a story about love which is put into an appealing comical visual style.
USA / Adventure/ 18 minutes
Director/Writer: Jonathon Gauthier
Producer: Jonathon Gauthier, Kaitlin Goodhart
Cast: Don Scribner, Parker Goris
Two pirates, Jiggy and Anchor, have stolen their captain’s treasure map. Their plan to cooperate and “get rich quick” quickly turns into a lesson of what it truly means to be a pirate.