Director – Dimitris Koutsiabasakos
Duration – 99′
Daniel, a German teenager, is sent to Greece, in a juvenile offender community, to serve his sentence. There, in an abandoned village of Evros river area, near the border with Turkey, he experiences unprecedented emotions and has to solve difficult dilemmas. His final decision will surprise everyone.
Director – Anne Émond
Duration – 97′
Fourteen-year old Juliette lives in the country with her father and her older brother. When Juliette was younger, her mother left the family to pursue her career in New York; from that moment, Juliette started to gain weight. Today, she’s not obese, but she’s clearly the heaviest girl at her high school. But that doesn’t stop her from being vivacious, funny and unrepentantly rebellious. Juliette has big dreams: she wants to throw the best parties, move to New York to live with her mother, and date the most gorgeous guy in her school, an older boy who is about to graduate. In short, she wants everything she can’t have – which sometimes makes her forget to appreciate those who really love her.
Director – Laura Muscardin
Duration – 83′
Next future: wars and devastating natural disasters have destroyed infrastructure and brought the world back to a wild state. The survivors attempt to emigrate by sea but often end up being deported to real concentration camps by human traffickers. The protagonists of the story, a boy named Cam and his sister, embark on a journey in search of an escape route to the sea, the last chance to save themselves and find freedom. To reach the ports, they must cross abandoned moors where armed militias and avid human traffickers rage; a frightening itinerary at the mercy of a ruthless world. It is a long, extremely dangerous journey, and soon the boy, left alone after the kidnapping of his sister, comes across a mysterious friar…
Life Without Sara Amat
Director – Laura Jou
Duration – 74′
Pep, a 13-year-old boy is head over heels in love with a girl from his grandparents’ village; her name is Sara Amat. One summer night, Sara disappears without a trace. A few hours later, Pep finds her hiding out in his room. The young girl tells him that she has fled home and asks if she can stay with him. Even though Pep knows that the whole town is looking for her, he agrees and becomes her guardian and accomplice in what will be the final days before both of them leave town. The young boy is forced to live a double life: he must lie to everyone in the village while meeting all of Sara’s demands, demands that will push him to his limit and force him to grow up before the end of the summer.