List of Nominated films(Official Nomination) in Artistic & Creative Categories
Cloak (Iran) A "Cloak" ensures the security of a father and daughter’s livelihood on the roads around Tehran.
The Family Gold (Italy) A young petty thief and a male robbery. Among the stolen Goods, an object captures his attention: not gold, not silver and not ancient memorabilia, but something much more precious than the worth returning.
Mum's Hairpins (Russia) Synopsis: Jewish shtetl, Ukraine, 1941. A box with mother’s hairpins – the only thing left from his family – is Yasha’s last chance to escape German invaders and rescue his new friend, a wounded goat kid.
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EL Arrimo (Colombia) A farm divided into two parts unleashes a fight to the death between Carlos and Humberto, two peasant brothers who dispute to have the greatest amount of land in the inheritance that their father left them.
Told (Portugal) Documentary of the unconscious. A journey through the memory and the ruins.
Anna (United Kingdom)
Miss You,Dad (United States) Synopsis: After the death of her father, Ava processes the memories of her seemingly perfect childhood, struggling to come to terms with her parents’ role in destroying her innocence.
To The Unknown God Lucia lives alone with her 17th years old son Gabriel. Her husband left once their first daughter Anna, died of leukaemia, 8 years ago. Lucia works in a Hospice, where she befriends a retired professor, Redetti (Paolo Bonacelli) and other patients, who are unaware of her personal tragedy and that will become “teachers” for her. Over time, they help her to understand how to “live the unliveable”. Giulio Redetti in particular, will talk to her about his own experiences, showing her how to deal with her angst. Gabriel, Lucia’s son, handles his sufferance for his sister’s loss adopting a fearless way of living, in order to prove to himself and to his mother that to live include the risk of dying. Giulio Redetti’ and Gabriel’ choices overlap inside Lucia, driving her to a new awareness.
Duggi (India) Uma, a 28-year-old corporate employee lives with her husband somewhere near Bagmari bazar (Kolkata). Having a huge professional pressure with several overtimes, night shifts and office tours, she couldn't manage to meet her father since last 1.5 years, even though her father also lives in the same city.
Butterfly (United States)
Iddah (India) Imagine a grieving woman who has no choice but to remain virtually confined within the walls of a closed room for months, barred from meeting people who should consoled her and brought her out of grief and sense of loneliness. The movie portrays such a hapless woman, Qamarunnisah. Hailing from a traditional Muslim family, she finds herself within the confines of the room for a period of over four months - ‘Iddah’ (waiting period ) - after her husband's demise. She is disconnected from the outside world for four months and ten days.
The Request (Mexico) Luis is nine years old and lives the constant absence of his mother. Mrs. Acela has an unusual job, helps 'to die', but her son does not know exactly what his job is and all the time he is worried. About to turn years Luis makes a request that will mark his life.
When In Rome (Italy) Set in a small town in the Italian countryside, a young and handsome Alfredo returns home after a long time along with his partner Mattia, an African American man. After meeting Alfredo's grandmother, the sweet and crazy Donna Maria, the pair go to see Alfredo's father, Sor Pucci. Alfredo must break the news to his old-fashioned father about his secret. Little did he know his secret will churn into a series of unexpected comic events. This tongue-in-cheek comedy runs parallels alongside on the choices we make.
Juicy Girl (Republic Of Korea) ‘Juicy Girl’ is based on events surrounding the murders of several of the many Korean women committed by US Army personnel since the Korean War of the 1950’s.
Fickle (India) In this short psychological thriller, a simple Indian Maid ends up doing something insane, when a very renowned Priest tells her that her rich employer is the cause of her son’s sudden illness.
Mai Kal Marega (India) Heartbroken after a break-up, a suicidal man's life changes one night after a series of misfortunate events take place in his life.
Poet In Two Worlds (India) Rajendra Shekate - Raja - is an unemployed rural young with M.A. B.Ed. who fells to secure a job. His passion for writing poetry adds to the fury of his father who expects Raja to at least work in their own soya bean farm. Raja's mother is always entangled in the fights between father and son, while Raja is muddled between his love for poetry and inevitable farming.
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Khisa (India) This is the story of a young boy who lives in a remote village in Maharashtra. He decides to get a large pocket stitched for his school shirt, in which he keeps all his precious belongings - petals, coins, marble balls; A pocket, he is proud of. It sets him apart from others his age, whose pockets are not only smaller in comparison but also ordinary and similar to each other in appearance.
The Veil (India) Dan, a 22 year old, jobless, finance graduate finally gets himself employed but at the cost of stumbling into a supernatural force caused by a natural disaster on the day of his interview. Which makes him believe that every day of his life he will now encounter different realities very similar to ours with just minute differences like their notion of left and right being reversed or red and blue.
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Raheel (Iran) Raheel , an Afghan national, has illegally traveled to Iran to look for her husband, but there comes up some problems that leave her no hope to move ahead.