Festival Award Winners:
BEST FILM: Under Grace
BEST PERFORMANCES: Something Different
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Domestic Bliss
BEST MUSIC: Delilah
BEST DIRECTION: Iced
BEST SOUND DESIGN: Poppies
Watch the Audience Feedback Video for each film:
SOMETHING DIFFERENT, 10min., USA, Drama
A modern re-telling of a tale from The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio. Boy cheats on girl, girl finds out, girl exacts revenge with boy whose girl cheated on…oh, you get the picture, right?
DOMESTIC BLISS, 11min., USA, Experimental
A woman with a surprise up her sleeve hopes to get a commitment-phobic man to propose.
DELILAH, 7min., USA, Drama
A young woman mentally trapped reimagining the last moments with her lover.
ICED, 21min., Lebanon, Drama
Leila, a 27 years old woman, overcomes her social anxiety and isolation with the help of her only friend and her mother.
UNDER GRACE, 10min., USA, Dance
Picking up the pieces of a puzzle which was scattered through the timelines of two entangled lives, ‘Under Grace’, dances the viewer through different dimensions, inviting them to dive into an intimate portrait of a relationship long lost to memory and the wind.
POPPIES, 20min., USA, Drama
While on a long-haul flight from Shanghai to New York, a despondent, American lawyer becomes seduced by the enchanting stories of a wise, Chinese woman sitting beside him; unleashing feelings he had tried to bury deep inside.