The Silence Of The River 2020

The Silence Of The River 2020

The Silence Of The River 2020

The Silence Of The River 2020
El silencio del río (original title)
14min | Short, Drama | 23 February 2020 (Germany)

Storyline:

Juan, a 9 year-old kid, lives with his dad in a floating house across the amazon river. Through an dreamlike journey into the rain forest jungle, he will discover the truth about his dad.

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The Nest 2019

The Nest 2019

The Nest 2019

The Nest 2019
El nido (original title)
15min | Short | January 1 2020 (Chile)

Storyline:

Elías (12) is the youngest son of Luisa (45) and José (46. One afternoon, after witnessing a homophobic attack at school, Elías tells his parent that he is also gay. But his cry for help gets unanswered, which will make him wonder: how can I feel safe? where’s my nest?

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Swingin’ 2020

Swingin' 2020

Swingin’ 2020

Swingin’ 2020
23min | Short, Comedy, Drama | 1 October 2020 (Taiwan)

Storyline:

When sixth-grader boy Qiu is bullied in school for having gay dads, he takes action to prove to the world that, unlike his parents, he is straight and manly. It’s no joke. Meanwhile, his stepfather Jia-How, a flamboyant Jazz trumpet player, must confront his own nightmares of childhood bullying before he can provide his son a feeling of security.

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Caledonian Road 2017

Caledonian Road 2017

Caledonian Road 2017

Caledonian Road 2017
22min | Short | 25 October 2017 (Germany)

Storyline:

Caledonian Road follows Seb, who decides to meet up with Corey one rainy night. Seb has never slept with a boy before, and plans to fulfil some dream of conquering his desire. Little does he know what’s in store for him when he enters Corey’s house, as he’s thrown into a strangely unreal night.

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The Hunger 2017

The Hunger 2017

The Hunger 2017

The Hunger 2017
Gutten er sulten (original title)
21min | Short, Drama | 14 June 2017 (Norway)

Storyline:

A sixteen year old boy with an intense desire for recognition seeks out a vicious criminal to prove his boundless grit. An expressive suburban gothic tale which enters the mindset of a teenager and explores the phenomenon of sensation seeking at a young age.

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The Boy Below 2003

The Boy Below 2003

The Boy Below 2003

The Boy Below 2003
Dykkerdrengen (original title)
30min | Short, Drama | 28 January 2003 (Denmark)

Storyline:

The ten-year-old Anders, who is obsessed with diving, lives in an apartment with his alcoholic father, who himself has a past as a scuba diver. Although they are under the strict supervision of the social authorities due to their father’s abuse, Anders is 100% loyal. For it is envisaged that if the father stays away from the bottle, they can travel to the south together and have a diving holiday. Anders buys in, cooks and keeps the façade facing the outsiders, but when they reach down to the heat and the cheap booze, the situation becomes unmanageable for Anders.

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Y Adán y 1971

Y Adán y 1971

Y Adán y 1971

Y Adán y 1971
28min | Short, Fantasy | 1971 (Chile)

Storyline:

From the depths of the sea is born Adam, a young man who searches the world for the place to which he belongs. Walking along the beach, he meets another child like him and they become friends. As an adult, the child becomes a man who tries to find the woman, his counterpart. Harassed by the beings of the world, he sees it through dreams and this helps him to recover from his evil.

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Glasgow 2011

Glasgow 2011

Glasgow 2011

Glasgow 2011
30min | Short, Drama, Family | July 2011 (Armenia)

Storyline:

Damian, a teenage boy raised by a single mother, believes that his father is a famous footballer playing for the Celtic Glasgow F.C. His dream is to visit him. In his everyday life he has difficulty finding a common language with his mother who is trying to make a new life for herself with a younger man. It is easier for him to get on with his pregnant friend, Monika, who is his senior by a few years. When the time comes, Damian will have to choose between his dreams and common sense, a consequence of his subconscious need to correct somebody else’s mistakes.

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