Blind Vaysha / The Smoke / Imitations / Because The World Never Stops (studio 5) / Mariner / Cul-de-sac / In The Hills
Blind Vaysha - With one eye that can only see the past and one that can only see the future, a girl is tormented by two irreconcilable realities. Blind Vaysha is a vivid and gorgeously crafted 3D fable about living in the present.
The Smoke - In this hilariously acerbic slice of middle-age malaise, a woman returns to her hometown for a bat mitzvah and becomes stuck in the abyss of mortification that only family can deliver so well.
Imitations - A devoted superfan of the biggest pop star in the world gets plastic surgery to look exactly like his hero — but the botched operation turns his dream into a gruesome nightmare in this campy satire of celebrity obsession.
Because The World Never Stops (Studio 5) - When we tune into a newscast, we expect a reassuring authority, but is what we see anything other than a performance? Shot behind the scenes during a live broadcast, Because the World Never Stops is a revelatory look at the hidden side of the evening news.
Mariner - Mariner is a taut and unsettling drama about an ambitious marine navigation cadet on the verge of cracking during his final exams. The recruit is haunted by an incident from his past — and fights to find a way to turn his personal demons into a source of strength.
Cul-De-Sac - In the latest stunner by the team behind the Academy Award–winning short Curfew, a married couple’s bubble of suburban normality is punctured when they find a surprise inside their toddler’s teddy bear. What ensues is a tense and crafty thriller that doesn’t let a single moment go to waste.
In the Hills - Shahram tends a fish 'n' chips shop in the English countryside. A relatively new immigrant, he’d like to feel more a part of his community. However, the means by which he hopes to fit in are themselves anything but "normal".