Program 2: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger / The International Competition
Nuclear Shadows
Poland 15 min. FictionPolish2017

A lone boy wanders the desolate wastes that once were his homeland, after a catastrophic event scorched the surface of the earth. Among the ruins and rubble, he is looking for a proper burial place for his brother, in a last attempt to preserve his humanity.

Director: Marek Leszczewski
Script: Marek Leszczewski
Camera: Max Bugajak
Editor: Yakiv Komarynsky
Actors: Maksymilian Jastrzębski, Maciej Bożek, Anita Jancia
Production: Maciej Ślesicki
Warsaw Film School
Canada 22 min. Documentary French2017

Exploring visual impairment through the daily life of Chloe (11), Alex (17) and Salma (21), all with partial or complete blindness. An intimate journey centered on their personal and existential concerns, dilemmas and difficulties.

Director: Alexandre Lefebvre
Script: Alexandre Lefebvre
Camera: Emile Desroches-Larouche
Editor: Samuel Caron
Actors: Alex Bourguignon-Casavant, Chloé Pelland-Lambert, Salma Bella Moudrika
Production: Léonie Hurtubise
Université du Québec à Montréal
Israel 25 min. Fiction Hebrew2017

A long wait in the emergency room leads to a charged meeting between a sick father and his daughter that forces them to deal with their relationship.

Director: Reut Dagbar Agami
Script: Reut Dagbar Agami
Camera: Zamir Nega
Editor: Yoav Roth
Actors: Zeev Revah, Tamar Alkan Meushar
Production: Reut Dagbar Agami
Steve Tisch School of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University
An Act of Love
Australia 11 min.Fiction English2017

A close bond between identical twins is tested when one sister rebels against their shared sense of oneness.

Director: Lucy Knox
Script: Lucy Knox
Camera: Sky Davies
Editor: Paul Rowe
Actors: Rachel Awonusi, Rebekah Awonusi, Judy Hellier, Darcy Kent
Production: W.A.M. Bleakley
Film and Television Department, Melbourne University
Cinematheque TLV, Theatre 1
Sunday, 16:30
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