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Human rights and Environment

Runtime:  74 min. | Recommended Ages: 14+

The films are screened under Greek subtitles

Shorts in this lineup:

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AIR

Animation by Brian Wilcox I 10min. I

United States No dialogue

 

AIR is about a young girl who lives in a polluted megacity that is trying to make the world a better place.

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BURROS

Fiction by Jefferson Stein I 15min I United States

In southern Arizona, twenty miles from the Mexico border, a young Indigenous girl discovers a Latina migrant her age who has been separated from her father while traveling through the Tohono O’odham Nation into the United States.

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FREEDOM SWIMMER

Animation by Olivia Martin-McGuire

15min I I United Kingdom

 

The story of a grandfather’s perilous swim from China to Hong Kong that parallels his granddaughter’s own quest for a new freedom .

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SACRIFICED

Documentary by David Sanchez  I 13 min I Canada

 

Flavie is a daring and opinianated 15-year-old teen who, in order to defend her social and environmental beliefs, is ready to practice civil disobedience even at the risk of facing justice. In a discussion with her parents on the consequences of her actions, they will go so far as to confront their respective visions of the future and what actions to take for things to change. A powerful debate between two generations.

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THE SPRAYER

Animation by Farnoosh Abedi I 9min I Iran I 

No dialogue

In the land occupied with the sprayers army, no one has the right to grow any kind of plants either in public or private. So many of the people and soldiers do not even know how dose a plant grows or look like, until one day one of the soldiers finds a seed buried deep down in the dust and his curiosity is just the beginning of something extraordinary, something big, something revolutionary

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GARRANO

Animation by Vasco Sá, David Doutel I 14min Portugal

A Garrano horse is forced to pull a heavy load under a blazing sun. Young boy Joel discovers a man who is about to set a forest on fire.

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