Human rights and Environment

Runtime: 78min. | Recommended Ages: 15+

The films are screened under Greek subtitles

Shorts in this lineup:

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JULIETA &THE TURTLES IN THE PLASTIC SOUP

Documentary by Mirjam Marks Netherlands15min

 

14-year-old Julieta lives on the Caribbean island of Curaçao and prefers to be underwater rather than above. he more time Julieta spends underwater, the more she is confronted with large amounts of waste on the seabed and that makes her extremely mad. Together with other volunteers on Curaçao, Julieta rescues sea turtles in need and tries to improve their habitat. Her actions sometimes only feel like a drop in the ocean for Julieta.

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LEO 

Fiction by Moein Rooholamini I Iran I 5min

 

In a special situation, Khalid has a duty to report to his brother.

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FREE FLOW

Fiction by Sâm Mirhosseini I France I 25min

Zak works as a deep-sea diver in Dunkirk’s dock’s waters. An immigrant from Iran, he arrived in France ten years before. Keivan also is Iranian, and part of the stream of migrants whose ambition is to reach England. Keivan tries to take advantage of Zak’s privileged access to the docks, yet is Zak going to accept to help his compatriot?

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THE CHIMNEY SWIFT

Animation - Documentary by Frédéric Schuld I Germany I 5min

 

19th century in Europe. A child climbs up a chimney while a bird sails down into it to build a nest. An encounter with no way back. A British chimney sweeper describes his everyday routine of forcing young kids to become workers. While we observe a kid cleaning a chimney, the master's statement gets more personal with every sentence until we understand, that he is speaking about his own past.

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POWER TO THE YOUTH: STREET ART FOR CLIMATE AND DIVERSITY

Documentary by Dominique De Villiers

United Kingdom I 18min

 

In the middle of a global pandemic young people from England, Serbia and Greece create huge public street artworks highlighting their hopes and fears about equality and social justice. 

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GEN TREE 

Animation - Documentary by Ronni Shalev - Alon Sharabi - Hod Adler I Israel I 3min

In a town where the adults live on ground level and children refuse to come down from the treetops, a series of interviews set out to discover - what is it exactly that the generations misunderstand about each other? This animated documentary highlights the absurdity of childhood, adult-ness, the internet, and generational gaps.

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THE LUGGAGE ROOM

Animation by Daniela Cuenca I Spain I 7min

 

Soledad, a 65-year-old immigrant, fills a suitcase with gifts to send her family, as she embarks on a journey of fantasies and memories about her loved ones and the countless objects she has accumulated for them in a mountain of baggage inside her small room.