BURROSdir. Jefferson Stein (USA), 2021A young Indigenous girl discovers a Hispanic migrant her age who has been separated from her father in the beautiful but dangerous Sonoran desert.
WOODPECKERdir. Kevin T. Landry (Que?bec, Canada), 2021More than a decade after she abandoned him, E?mile accepts his mother Fanny’s invitation to come work with her on an isolated logging camp.
AS DE TREFLEdir. He hopes that by betting on the race, he will be able to afford the school of her dreams.
STEPSdir. Blake Winston Rice (USA), 2021Separated for years, Kate returns out of the blue, to her ex’s pool – fulfilling her final promise of letting Cooper teach her how to swim.
Jack Dunphy (USA), 2021After a night of rejection by his highschool sweetheart Sara, Jack gets a phone call from Sara as she was at 18. He rushes to his childhood home to see her, and in the process steps into the past.
BIG BROTHERdir. Re?mi St-Michel (Que?bec, Canada), 2021Antoine and his former ”big brother” reunite after the latter, now a father, moved to Russia several years ago.
I DON’T SEE YOU ANYMOREdir. Carles Go?mez Alemany (Spain), 2021Pau (23) has not been well for weeks. He pretends to be okay in front of his roommate but he can’t stop thinking about his ex.
RAWdir. Drake Shannon (USA), 2020Past and present are blurred by a horrifying transgression as a female soldier faces the aftermath of a military patrol in the Middle East.
LILI ALONEdir. Zou Jing (China, Hong Kong, Singapore), 2021Lili, a young mother, lives with her gambler husband in a remote part of Sichuan. Lonely and poor, she heads for the city in a bid to earn enough money to save her dying father.
DONAdir. A tragic story full of suspense that talks about three generations of women marked by destiny in an oppressive and suffocating environment.
THE LIGHT THAT NO ONE SEESdir. Gregory After Josef realizes their insurance won’t cover his daughter’s treatment, he tries to steal the life-saving medication secretly from his workplace at a day clinic.
TILDYPOPSdir. Tiggy Bayley and Oscar Downing (UK), 2021A teenager from South London struggles to lay claim to her selfhood, amid the chaos of her home life with her autistic brother.
SOUL FOODdir. Nikos Tseberopoulos (Greece and France), 2021Yannis, 15, is moving in with his mother at her boyfriend’s apartment. Yannis starts hanging out with Olga, 40, a socially secluded hard rock woman who lives in the basement.
COUSINSdir. Michal Haggiag (Israel), 2021During the seven days of mourning for her grandfather, 14-year-old Maayan sleeps over at her cousin’s house, Ran. Tired of reflecting about death, the two start exploring intimacy with each other.
TEMPLE BEAUTYdir. Tiffany Frances (USA), 2022A portrait of Amber Osbourne from Compton, who opened a neighborhood beauty supply store in the days before the pandemic.
MR. ASHLEY LIVED HEREdir. Hannah Timmons (USA), 2021Through interviews and hand drawn animation, Mr.Ashley Lived Here looks back at the lives of six individuals that grew up in the sharecropping community on the filmmaker’s family farm and former plantation in the heart of Central Louisiana.
AN ARMY RISING UPdir. Pablo Correa and Brian Graves (USA), 2021Mississippi Delta high school students participate in an intensive filmmaking workshop in which they explore and document their communities’ connections to Civil Rights icons Emmett Till and Fannie Lou Hamer.
FOR LOVE AND LEGACYdir. A.K. Sandhu (USA), 2022Sculptor Dana King’s hands and activist Fredrika Newton’s memories come together to build a new monument that honors the Black Panther Party’s vital place in American history.