INTERNATIONAL DRAMA

Mirror
Iran / Drama / 14 minutes

Director/Writer: Faranak Moradi

Producer: Faranak Moradi, Jason Zavaleta

Cast: Behnaz Jafari

After many years, She gets back to her late brother in law’s house and reveals secrets for his two daughter’s.

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Mono No Aware
India / Drama /  20 minutes 

Director/Writer/Producer: Koushik Sarkar

Cast: Annapoorna Sarkar, Amartya Sarkar

Poorna, a 10-year-old girl in suburban Mumbai wakes up to her routine morning and a looming sense of loss. As the day progresses with a school outing, she visits an old hill and an old age home. A day spent in ‘Mono no Aware’ a Buddhist word for ‘watching the passing’, Poorna discovers the quietly tragic, bittersweet circus of life - the ephemeral nature of all things bad or beautiful and knowing that none of it can last.

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Mr. Nonexistent
Turkey / Drama / 14 minutes

Director/Writer: Bora Severcan

Producer: Bora Severcan, Alhan Yüksel

Cast: Erhan Yazıcıoğlu, Volkan Severcan

Tahir is an old man who lost his wife from cancer two years ago. With the irony of fate, he recently finds out he has cancer. He begins to question his existence as he struggles to survive. Now, he can not escape from the past, can not fit to the moment and even fails in his "Wonderland". This piece is a synopsis to all of us who suffers from existential issues at one point.

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Naap
India / Drama / 18 minutes

Director: Harshit Acharya

Writer: Harshit Acharya, Shardul Karandikar

Producer: Videowala Productions LLP, Aayush Patel

Cast: Vipin Sharma, Tarjanee Bhadla

Sharmaji, fondly known as Masterji is a tailor by profession and lives a content life with his daughter Sakshi in their small yet satisfactory world. An unpleasant incident at his shop threatens to ruffle their lives forever.

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Olive
France / Drama / 12 minutes

Director: Jean- Baptiste Delannoy

Writer: Maud Bettina-marie

Producer: Keyvan Khojandi

Cast: Maud Bettina Marie,  
Keyvan Khojandi

The hard journey of a woman after she went through a miscarriage.

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Qadr
Canada / Drama / 12 minutes

Director/Writer: Maytham Jbara

Producer: Ali Jbara, Huda Alkadhimi

Cast: Rudhab, Marwa

Qadr, a 6-year-old girl, watched through the sniper scope by an ISIS sniper, is knocking on her mother’s closed bedroom door trying to open it and calling her mother with no response under the never-ending sounds of gunfire and explosions.

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On My Mind
Denmark / Drama / 18 minutes

Director/Writer: Martin Strange-Hansen

Producer: Martin Strange-Hansen, Kim Magnusson

Cast: Rasmus Hammerich, Camilla Bendix

Henrik wants to sing a song for his wife. It has to be today, it has to be now. It's a question of life, death and karaoke.

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Quality Time
Israel / Drama / 22 minutes

Director/Writer/Producer: Omer Ben-David

Cast: Shalom Korem, Noam Imber

A stoner teenager and his newly retired military career father are forced to stay together alone for the first time when the family's mother goes on vacation. The tension between them leads to an explosion - But not the kind they expected.

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Remind Me
Mexico / Drama / 23 minutes

Director/Writer: Leo Zhang

Producer: Tatjana Green, Christopher Yan Chen

Cast: Ben Shaul, Griffin Wallace Henkel

A travel show host, on location in Mexico City, is reminded of his struggle to connect with his teenage son who unexpectedly arrives in Mexico City.

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Sashka. A Soldier's Diary
Russia / Drama / 30 minutes

Director: Kirill Zaitsev

Writer: Ivan Klochko, Igor Konyaev

Producer: Kirill Zaitsev, Dmitry Yakunin

Cast: Ivan Klochko, Marat Efendiev

A WWII veteran finds his diary amongst a bunch of letters and photographs. As the elderly man leafs through his diary, the memories immediately send him back to the heart of the war. There a young Sashka stands in the middle of a battle with fire, blood and dirt all around him. It is during this terrifying battle that he single-handedly takes a young German boy prisoner. 

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Seven O'Clock
Mexico / Drama / 21 minutes 

Director/Writer: Alejandro Cervantes Polanco

Producer: Sohpia Exteberria, Enrique Ramírez

Cast: Enrique Arreola, Venus Martínez

A man can’t end his own life because of the constant interruptions of his neighbor’s eccentricities.

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Silento
Colombia / Drama / 11 minutes

Director/Writer: Esteban Garcia Vernaza

Producer: Susie Kim

Cast: Daniela Anacona, Mariana Alarcon

Two indigenous girls find refuge in the music of an enchanted flute during the 1950’s Colombian civil war.

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