Oh What A Wonderful Feeling / And The Whole Sky Fit In The Dead Cow's Eye (y Todo El Cielo Cupo En El Ojo De La Vaca Muerta) / Nothing About Moccasins (rien Sur Les Mocassins) / Hand.line.cod. / Emma / Sevince (when You Love)
Oh What a Wonderful Feeling - In this eye-popping film by Montreal’s François Jaros, a truck stop becomes a sinister realm of mystery. Though there’s no shortage of menacing presences to be found lurking between the hulking 16-wheelers, one young woman may yet find the means to stay safe and escape this strange netherworld.
And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow's Eye (Y Todo el Cielo Cupo en el Ojo de la Vaca Muerta) - In this poetic magic-realist tale, 85-year-old Emetria has an encounter with the ghost of her former employer. Contrary to her expectations, he hasn’t come to escort her to the beyond; he has other plans. Then again, so does she.
Nothing About Moccasins (Rien sur les mocassins) - When her grandmother refuses to allow her to shoot a film about moccasins, the director playfully reconstructs the idea of cultural loss and creates a record of the resolve to protect Atikamekw tradition.
Emma - Fourteen-year-old Emma struggles to hide her alopecia areata, a condition of rapid, unpredictable hair loss. Director Martin Edralin delicately details the uneasy path towards self-acceptance in this quiet and sublime film.
Sevince (When you love) - Peri, a Turkish housewife and mother living in Germany, is stunned when her husband brings home news that will uproot the family yet again. Peri has found a sliver of pleasure in this new life, and she is loath to let go of it.
HAND.LINE.COD. - On the rugged coast of Fogo Island, cod fishermen have returned to a catching method that dates back to the 1600s. Director Justin Simms shows us how traditional practices can be reinvented as forward-thinking, sustainable solutions.