by Morad Mostafa
Khadiga, a young mother of 18 lives alone with her baby after her husband left for work in a remote city. In an ordinary day she makes her way through the hustle of Cairo streets to do some visits where she feels uncomfortable with the surroundings.
Egypt/France, 20', 2021
SOMLENG REATREY (SOUND OF THE NIGHT)
by Chanrado Sok and Kongkea Vann
Vibol and his brother Kea sell noodles on a motorized cart every night on the streets of Phnom Penh. They often face troublesome threats from gangsters and thieves, even if these very people are their only customers.
Cambodia, 20', 2021
by Mehdi Fikri
France, November 2015. After the Paris terror attacks, the state of emergency is proclaimed to facilitate the work of police forces.
4 AM. A policewoman helps colleagues to conduct a search, but soon finds out that things aren’t going the way they’re supposed to.
France, 11', 2021
by Ákos K. Kovács
Yugoslavia, 1991. Far away from the war zones, Branka gets a job at a maternity ward of a state hospital. The young woman is all alone, but it turns out loneliness is not the hardest burden Branka has to carry. Newborns are disappearing from the hospital.
Hungary, 20’, 2021
by Or Sinai
Rachel is losing her sight to the point she can't even manage doing the smallest daily functions, like dialing the phone. She opens her door to passing by strangers, on a tiny but significant journey, to reach out to her daughter, on the other side of the world.
Israel, 2020, 20'