Charlotte Muller / Théo Degen // Belgium, Switzerland // 2022 // 24:54 min
Teenaged Alice is bored to tears camping with her mom on Lake Geneva. When she meets Zack – in the midst of a sunflower field straight out of a fairy tale – a tender crush begins.
Seungbae Jeon [he/him] // South Korea // 2023 // 08:35 min
Battery Mommy has many jobs: She works at the kindergarten inside the bubble machine, the fever thermometer and the fire alarm. When the Christmas tree catches fire, she does everything she can to get the napping children to safety.
Annie-Claude Caron [she/her] / Danick Audet [he/him] // Quebec // 2022 // 12:30 min
A dark comedy: Nugget, the family cat, is dead. And mum and dad don't know how to break it to their daughter gently. Then they come up with a brilliant plan - but just who are they trying to protect?
Carrie Stett // United States // 2021 // 12:00 min
An underdog team in America’s first all-girls tackle football league. This band of misfits and outcasts compete for the title while tackling their struggles both on and off the field, including gender identity, body image and mental health.
Sebastian Rudolph Jensen / Christer Wahlberg // Sweden // 2023 // 14:30 min
Five eight-year-olds create the fantasy world "Gösta Petter-land". A dreamy forest land with cute chickens everywhere, where you can travel just by closing your eyes. But the dream crumbles as more and more rules take over.
Stephen Lopez [he/him] // Philippines // 2023 // 21:38 min
Between nuclear reactors and military curfews, 14-year-old Jani lives in a dystopian world oppressively devoid of empathy. Together, she and her slippery new friend Kiefer the talking catfish gear up to strike a surreal blow for freedom.
Genevieve Sulway // Turkey, England, United States // 2022 // 15:00 min
Tourists are often unaware of the damage they cause to the beautiful places they holiday in. Kaina Makua is an Indigenous Hawaiian who teaches sustainabilty and is empowering the next generation of Indigenous Hawaiian youth.
Hanna Karppinen / Inka Achté // Finland // 2022 // 15:00 min
When Jasmin's parents decide to move from Finland to her father's home country, Somalia, she faces the biggest change of her life. What does she miss and what makes her feel surprisingly at home?
Imanol Ruiz de Lara // Spain // 2022 // 17:56 min
Animation, Live Action
Ío is a satellite of Jupiter and the name of a young woman who can't find a manga that haunts her. During her quest she encounters a cat, an enigmatic girl and a yellow umbrella and the boundaries between perception and reality become blurred.
Marjolaine Perreten // Belgium, France, Switzerland // 2023 // 29:56 min
A family of shrews loses their home due to heavy rains. Because winter is approaching, they urgently need to find a new place to live. Luckily they have each other and meet many helping paws along the way.
Florian Dilloo / Sacha Calame / Sacha Calame // France, Reunion // 2021 // 07:06 min
The orchids in a young woman's garden trigger memories of a traumatic experience she suffered when a barkeeper slipped roofies into her drink in order to rape her.
[CW: knockout drops, sexual violence]
Hussen Ibraheem // France, Lebanon, Qatar // 2023 // 15:23 min
Firas accompanies his father Tayseer and a friend on a bird-hunting jaunt in the Lebanese mountainside. While Tayseer thinks this is a great opportunity to toughen up his young son, Firas has a mind of his own.
Morgane Frund // Switzerland // 2022 // 19:06 min
Editing footage for a project, a female director discovers that bears were not the only protagonists the amateur cameraman has recorded. A discussion about the power of the male gaze ensues.
[CW: sexism, sexualized violence, and voyeurism]
Lucia Florez // Spain, Peru, United States // 2022 // 15:00 min
In one of the most remote places in the Peruvian Amazon, an Indigenous Ashéninka boy must overcome his fears and catch a giant catfish using only a hook to start his journey as an adult.
Jessica Laurén // Sweden // 2023 // 09:00 min
Storms that rage for days, flooded cellars, forest fires on holiday: Even in this darkly humorous animation, climate change has long been a reality, but the only one who seems to be paying any attention is a young girl.
Nadine DE BOER / Vincent LEVRERO / Marie BORDESSOULE / Elisa DRIQUE / Solenne MOREAU / Adriana BOUISSIE / Chloé LAUZU // France // 2022 // 06:40 min
Living in the forest, Temi is a little spider who dreams of catching the Moon with spider silk. How will Temi find a way to get close enough?
Todd Stewart // Canada // 2022 // 08:30 min
Animation, Live Action
Deep in the boreal forest, a mature pine tree and a seedling begin a conversation. As the years pass, they observe the ever-present wind and the many ways it affects them. A quiet story about the cycle of life.
Sebastian Valencia Muñoz // Colombia // 2022 // 18:00 min
It's 1990 and gang-affiliated William takes his young son Jacobo out for a drive and they enjoy a lovely sunny day together. On the way home the day takes a dark turn and Jacobo’s life is changed forever.
[CW: physical violence, death]