Outside forces and long-building pressures create dramatic circumstances in these six short films that depict hard realities, fantastical visions, and sometimes both at once.
THE SWIMMING LESSON / LE COURS DE NATATION, Directed by Olivia Boudreau, Canada | 11 minutes
LATCHKEY KIDS / YALDEY MAFTEAH, Directed by Elad Goldman, Israel | 22 minutes
WAVES '98, Directed by Ely Dagher, Lebanon/??Qatar | 15 minutes
THE GUY FROM WORK / LE GARS D'LA SHOP, Directed by Jean-François Leblanc, Canada | 14 minutes
THE FANTASTIC LOVE OF BEEBOY & FLOWERGIRL, Directed by Clemens Roth, Germany | 10 minutes
PEACOCK / FURIANT, Directed by Ondrej Hudecek, Czech Republic | 26 minutes