Director – Benjamin Parent
Duration – 88′
Tom, a shy and sensitive teenager, is about to enter a new high school. To help him integrate, he can count on the advice of Leo, his older brother and true mentor. Leo will pledge to make Tom a real man, but his omnipresence will quickly turn into a toxic influence. Tom will have to fight to free himself from Leo’s grip and find his own way…
Directors – Iliana Estañol, Johanna Lietha
Duration – 94′
Six teenagers in Vienna. Six stories that are subtly interweaved. A film about identity, love and sexuality in a fast-paced, digital society, which offers both possibilities and challenges. Adolescents who choose their distinctive ways of living according to available opportunities, who question existing concepts of society and try out their own. Floating between childhood and adulthood, they prove how being young can be lighthearted and troublesome at the same time.
Our Lady Of The Nile
Director – Atiq Rahimi
Duration – 93′
Rwanda, 1973. Young girls are sent to Our Lady of the Nile, a prestigious Catholic boarding school perched on a hill, where they are taught to become the Rwandan elite. With graduation on the horizon, they share the same dormitory, the same dreams and the same teenage concerns. But throughout the land as well as within the school, deep-seated antagonism is rumbling, about to change these young girls’s lives and the entire country – forever.
Wonder When You’ll Miss Me
Director – Francesco Fei
Duration – 90′
Amanda is seventeen and has a difficult past. To face the world, she has created an imaginary, exuberant and politically incorrect friend who guides her in the greatest challenges: grow and take possession of her life. Her story is about courage and determination, it’s adventurous and romantic, but at the same time ferocious and yet funny. The film is based on Wonder when you’ll miss me, the second book by Amanda Davis, an American writer who died prematurely. A road movie through physical and mental boundaries, running from the past and looking for a possible future.