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SAFE SPACE

Directed by: Jake Robb
Principal Cast: Erick Mitsak, Gregory Caine, Mark Simmonds
Photo Credit: Matt Wood
Country: Australia
Running Time: 5:35

Synopsis: Two detectives craft an intricate interrogation technique to intimidate an apparent witness to police corruption.

THE STICK

Directed by: Teppo Airaksinen
Principal Cast: Juho Milonoff, Vilma Melasniemi, Elina Patrakka
Photo Credit: Teppo Airaksinen
Country: Finland
Running Time: 11:00

Synopsis: Aava has but one wish: to get a dog. Meanwhile, her parent's marriage is falling apart.

EXAM

Directed by: Sonia K. Hadad
Principal Cast: Elaheh Afshari, Sadaf Asgari, Masih Kazemi
Photo Credit: Sonia K. Hadad
Country: Iran
Running Time: 15:00

Synopsis: A teenage girl gets involved in the process of delivering a pack of cocaine to its client, and gets stuck in a weird cycle of occurrences.

HEY, GRAY

Directed by: Nikita Khozyainov
Principal Cast: Mikhail Sakulin, Artur Vakha, Aleksey Toshchevikov
Photo Credit: Anton Kobzar
Country: Russia
Running Time: 13:50

Synopsis: At death's door, a thriving businessman meets his old dog Grey, which he heartlessly threw out on the street many years ago.

WHITE EYE

Directed by: Tomer Shushan
Principal Cast: Daniel Gad, Dawit Tekelaeb, Reut Akkerman, Amir Busheri, Muhammad Abu-Leil
Photo Credit: Saar Mizrahi
Country: Israel
Running Time: 20:00

Synopsis: A man finds his stolen bicycle, but now it belongs to a stranger. How much of himself will he lose to get it back?

STICKER

Directed by: Georgi M Unkovski
Principal Cast: Sasko Kocev, Xhevdet Jashari, Simeon Moni Damevski
Photo Credit: Naum Doksevski
Country: North Macedonia
Running Time: 18:45

Synopsis: After an unsuccessful attempt to renew his automobile registration, Dejan falls into a bureaucratic trap that tests his determination to be a responsible father.

TWO LITTLE BOYS

Directed by: Farbod Khoshtinat
Principal Cast: Trace Talbot, Asa Germann
Photo Credit: Pratik Shah
Country: USA
Running Time: 13:12

Synopsis: A boy's secret love for his closeted bully drives him into an unconventional road to confession and its consequences.

MAESTRO

Animators: Florian Babikian, Victor Caire
Country: France
Running Time: 1:40

Synopsis: A stick-wielding squirrel conducts a nocturnal chorus of opera-loving forest creatures.

THE PRESENT

Directed by: Farah Nabulsi
Principal Cast: Saleh Bakri, Maryam Kanj
Country: Palestine
Running Time: 24:00

Synopsis: On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy can it be to go shopping?