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THE BLANKET

Directed by: Teppo Airaksinen
Principal Cast: Elina Patrakka, Iida-Maria Heinonen, Elina Keinonen
Country: Finland
Running Time: 14:57

Synopsis: Winter, 1939 Finland. A 10-year-old girl is sent to fetch milk for her baby brother. There are hazards more dangerous than thin ice.



FREEDOM SWIMMER

Directed by: Olivia Martin McGuire
Principal Cast: Anonymous
Country: Australia & France
Running Time: 15:00

Synopsis: A man's perilous swim from China to Hong Kong parallels his granddaughter's desire for freedom beyond a city once viewed as a refuge.



FETISH

Directed by: Rhian Williams
Principal Cast: Jennifer Zhang, Joey Heyworth
Country: USA
Running Time: 13:00

Synopsis: An Asian American woman's one night stand takes an unsexy turn when breakfast the morning after comes with a side of fetishism.



THE TREATMENT

Directed by: Alvaro Carmona
Principal Cast: David Ramírez, Carla Torres, Álvaro Carmona
Country: Spain
Running Time: 9:00

Synopsis: A clinic offers bald men a full-proof way to restore hair...as long as you're okay with one controversial but related side effect.



WARSHA

Directed by: Dania Bdair
Principal Cast: Khansa
Country: France & Lebanon
Running Time: 15:12

Synopsis: A Beirut construction worker volunteers for the most dangerous job on the site. Away from everyone's eyes, a secret passion takes flight.



LOVE, DAD

Directed by: Diana Cam Van Nguyen
Country: Czech Republic & Slovakia
Running Time: 12:46

Synopsis: A woman rediscovers letters her father wrote to her from prison. She then decides to write to him, putting on paper what couldn't be said.



SAVE THE BEES

Directed by: Charlie Schwan
Principal Cast: Jackson Pace, Peyton List
Country: USA
Running Time: 10:50

Synopsis: When a gruesome accident makes a messy break up even messier, a couple decides to set aside their differences in order to save themselves.



THE BIG GREEN

Directed by: Laurenzo Massoni
Principal Cast: Jeanne Arènes
Country: France
Running Time: 18:00

Synopsis: The owner of a logging camp suddenly finds herself stuck up a tree without a ladder and no signal on her mobile phone. The only way out is up.