2017 Subtitled

Cocoon

Cocoon

Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 17:30). Screening prior to While You Weren’t Looking. 1997 China is a place of transitions. Control of Hong Kong has just returned to the mainland. Western values are beginning to impact traditional Chinese values.

Home

Home

Short Film: (Sunday 8th October, 13:30). Part of the International Short Film Programme – Hava’s brothers decide to divide their paternal property. According to traditional customs, the right to inheritance belongs to male descendants only whereas Hava has no right to inherit. The eldest brother is obligated to find a husband for his sister. Hava must be married and live at her husband’s house.

Sign

Sign

Short Film: (Sunday 8th October, 13:30). Part of the International Short Film Programme – Using silent vignettes, music, and sign language, “Sign” uniquely tells the story of a relationship between Ben, a hearing man, and Aaron, who is deaf.

The Summer of Sangailė

The Summer of Sangailė

Feature Film: (Sunday 8th October, 11:00). 17 year-old Sangaile, is fascinated by stunt planes. Afraid of heights, she has never dared to even enter in one of the cockpits.  At a summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents’ lakeside villa, she meets Auste – a local girl of her age, who unlike Sangaile, lives her life to the full with creativity and dare.