Two siblings namely Alexa and Xander annually decorate their room into a Miss Universe arena, and secretly pretend to be one of the contestants. Suddenly, their lives were flabbergasted as something unexpected happened.
Content Warnings: Adult Content
Enjo leaves home for school like every morning. But he accidentally spots an Eastern Hoolock Gibbon, hidden in a cluster of trees. Despite being warned by grandma Dibili, Enjo waits to take a deep look at this gibbon. What happens when grandma Dibili finds out about this interaction?
Set amidst a picturesque village in the Northeast India, the film AMEPÃ is about a child's inquisitiveness towards an animal. The film takes inspiration from community based conservation practices. Idu Mishmi tribe from the Northeast India protects vulnerable specie of Hoolock gibbons through deep rooted folk beliefs and narratives. The film aims to spark a conversation about human's relationship with animals.
A lonely prostitute finds support in a single, drug dealing, mother. Their loyalty is tested after a traumatic incident.
Content Warnings: Adult Content, Adult Language, Mild Violence, Brief Nudity, and Strong Sexual Content.
A deranged man promotes his fried chicken restaurant.
A young woman reflects on how gentrification has changed her neighborhood and wiped out the people who have worked there and lived there for years.
When her best friend dies of the COVID-19, a girl reassesses her entire place in society.
This quarantine got me thinking about my place in society, the role of an artist in times of a crisis as well as all the simple every-day moments we used to enjoy before. I reflected on loss, what does it feel like to lose someone, particularly when you weren't with them during their last moments? Between New Orleans and Paris, I tried to reflect on some questions that were on my mind.
“Jeijay” begins where most romantic movies end. Two people try to repress the slow but inevitable decay of their relationship. Feeling isolated in their little home, more & more of the happy facade of their love life comes crumbling down. The profound melancholia of the subject is captured in everyday moments that intertwine with dreamlike sequences.
Content Warning: Nudity.
When a claustrophobic drag queen and an impatient nun get stuck in an elevator, they are forced to overcome their differences and discover that they have more things in common than what they ever thought.
Content Warning: Adult Language.
A young trans woman from rural Bengal eschews social and cultural pressures at every stage of self-realisation. But as she finally comes to the city for a sex change operation, she faces extreme challenges and questions that corner her to make a choice between giving up her struggle or standing up for who she truly is.
Content Warnings: Adult Content and Mild Violence.
The protagonist, who had a career shift from a court-room reporter to a one-person media reporter, gains a mysterious power from chestnut and uses this power to find his/her news. However, she takes on step further to pass judgment of her own, deciding who the victims the perpetrators are by pulling the strings of the public opinion.
Content Warning: Mild Violence.
Luz and Denise grow up in the midst of the adversities of being LGBT in the extreme south of the city of São Paulo. Between fashion and poetry, making your way to the city. The dreams and uncertainties of youth flood their existences.
Content Warning: Adult Language.
Rita is an 18 year old girl who sees many problems in her community, so she decides to be a candidate for the position of Council within her community to fight for the improvement of the living conditions of the indigenous Chimilas.
Laura Serrano is about to debut in her first professional boxing match in Las Vegas. She has fought an entire systemized empire to achieve her dream. However, Laura Serrano does not know that she still has to fight hand-to-hand with the greatest opponent of all ... will she win this battle?
Hair and constructions of identity are often deeply intertwined. Influenced by the intersections of African hair, femininity and personal identity, "Scalp Deep" captures the struggles of a young African woman as she navigates the reactions and expectations of others after she decides to commit to a new look.
A baby, the firstborn, comes into this world. Though her parents are human, the baby is a fish - and into the lake she is thrown.
Another baby is born. This little girl knows not of her older sister, but the two will meet, over shared blood and history, and through the future generation. This is the story of a common occurrence - a stillborn - told in an uncommon way, and the journey a sister will make to meet her kin.
With the near future, where the fourth industrial revolution has taken place, and the employment rate and marriage rate plummeting, the government will enact a bill to regularly tax sperm and eggs for healthy adults aged 18-45. In a blind spot in the law where the illegal tax market has been formed, teenager Yeon Hee receives a business card by an illegal proxy tax broker..
Can Yeon Hee really defend herself in this absurd system?
“We knew they were building something in the parking lot outside. We felt the house shaking and saw how the door frame and the stairwell burst.” In a vibrant short film, Astrid Askberger tells the story of how it feels to get a new wall ten meters from her window.
The film depicts how people become tiles in a larger game, but also how they with their own initiatives can find ways to relate to the rules of the game. In a poetic view of an individual event, something larger is caught, about us as human beings, the system and a sneaky notion of urban infill projects.
Yael returns from India to the Kibbutz, where she lives with her mother, with her leg in a cast. She yearns for a room of her own, outside her mother's house. Will Yael be willing to pay the price for her own space?
Content Warnings: Adult Content and Strong Sexual Content.
During the COVID-19 self-quarantine, a nurse finds herself experiencing mixed emotions including loneliness, boredom, and fear; as attacks on Asian Americans hit closer and closer to home.
This film was made with nearly all Asian cast and crew, including the director, writers, DP, and 3 cast members.
Content Warning: Adult Content.