BARLEY FIELDS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN
Directed by Tian Tsering
Toronto International Film Festival - Next Wave Official Selection, Mumbai Film Festival
In the remote mountains of Tibet, a teenage girl must choose between supporting her family after her father's political imprisonment or joining a group of oppressed nuns on their journey to freedom.
"A great sense of silence and majesty (...) An outspoken look at Tibetans under Chinese rule." The Hollywood Reporter
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Fiction · 88’ · UK / TIBETAN · 2017
Directed by Chun-Yi-Li
Palm Springs Shortfest, Aspen Shortfest, Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, Rhode Island International Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, Short of the Week
An incident brings a mid-aged Taiwanese woman and a young Filipino guy together. Although they can barely communicate with each other in language, she takes care of him out of instinct before her self-consciousness gets in the way to define what that ambiguous instinct is.
Fiction · 28’ · TW/UK · 2015
Directed by Maria Loyter
Tampere Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Bend Film Festival, Tromso International Film Festival, InsideOut Toronto LGBT Film Festival
Alya, a shy teenage girl, lives in a Russian orphanage and secretly admires her music teacher Svetlana. They establish a connection during the singing classes. The moment when Svetlana stands up for Alya in front the school principal leads to a surprising event.
Fiction · 22’ · RU/UK · 2015