OFFICIAL SELECTION (12th Edition)
June 25, 2021

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Our Home 
Directed by: Vera Kuznetsova

Category: Web / New Media

Year & Country: 2021, India

Duration: 4 min
 
Synopsis: A short film/music video that artistically showcases our relationship with nature. We need to co-exist with our environment for our own survival. With music created by Stewart Copeland (The Police) & Grammy Award Winner Ricky Kej, this film is directed by Vera Kuznetsova of CARAVANVIDEO
We fly, we crawl, we swim: a short film about climate justice
Directed by: Aron Nor

Category: Web / New Media

Year & Country: 2021, Romania

Duration: 23 min
 
Synopsis: The search for justice is not an individual endeavor, it is a collective practice of world-making. Haunted by past extinctions, a human being starts wondering what climate justice might look like, what its faces may be, when other beings are involved in the questioning. A cat, and many other non-human animals become present and part of the process, sharing their experiences, and moving together towards multispecies justice. The questions the film poses are as real as you (or me) are.
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Resistance
Directed by: Maxime Chefdeville

Category: Web / New Media

Year & Country: 2020, France

Duration: 7 min
 
Synopsis: The incredible story of a group of French resistance fighters unwillingly participating in the D-Day landings
Billy
Directed by: Will Nichol

Category: Short, Web / New Media

Year & Country: 2021, United States

Duration: 10 min
 
Synopsis: A closeted gay man's struggle to find sexual satisfaction via a dating app leads him to question common notions of sexuality and gender.
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Mother Earth
Directed by: Pratheek Shetty

Category: Music Video, Short, Web / New Media

Year & Country: 2021, India

Duration: 3 min
 
Synopsis: A music video celebrating the beauty of nature, and co-existence. We humans are not the only species on this planet, we are just one among millions and millions of species, and we all need to live in harmony for our own survival. With music by Grammy Award Winner Ricky Kej, "Mother Earth" is directed by Pratheek Shetty.