Gianluca Mangiasciutti / Italy (11'48'')
A biomedical researcher, affected by the premature death of his mother during his childhood, will dedicate all of himself to save the lives of others: making every effort to give people a better future, he will also be able to reimagine his own past.
Being My Mom
Jasmine Trinca / Italy (11'50'')
On a torrid hot day, in the streets of a deserted Rome, a young woman strolls endlessly with her young daughter while carrying a hefty suitcase. They seem to be looking for each other, sliding away, and overturning their natural roles. Suddenly, a single gesture unexpectedly discloses the true love for one another.
Zou Jing / China (22')
Lili, a young mother, lives with her husband, a gambler, in a remote part of Sichuan. Lonely and poor, she goes to the city to try to earn enough money to save her dying father.
TRUMPETS IN THE SKY
Rakan Mayasi / France (14'59'')
Boushra, one of the Syrian potato-picking girls in Lebanon, returns from a long day of work in the field only to learn that today her childhood will come to an end.
Nash Edgerton / Australia (9'21'')
It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye.