Cargo

Directed by: Karim Rahbani
Country: France
Run time: 20 minutes

Lost in the middle of the Bekaa valley after fleeing the Syrian war, little Abed and his sick grandfather find their way into the city of Beirut, only to face a ruthless fate.

Elegy

Directed by: Alba Tejero
Country: Spain
Run time: 15 minutes

After the death of two of her classmates, Julia is incapable of feeling any sort of sadness. Chocked by the suffocating mourning, and by a deep resentment, she will write something that will have dire consequences.

Zashchitnik

Directed by: Martin Stirling
Country: UK
Run time: 4 minutes

Zashchitnik (The Protector) is a portrait of Pavel Fomenko, a man who dedicates his life to tiger conservation. The risks of death are numerous; freezing cold temperatures, dangerous poachers, and wild predators.

Backstory

Directed by: Joschka Laukeninks
Country: Germany
Run time: 8 minutes

Our protagonist fights his way through adolescence and falls in love with the woman of his dreams and just as everything seems to be finally working out for him, a sudden event changes the course of his life forever.

A Whole World for a Little World

Directed by: Fabrice Bracq
Country: France
Run time: 15 minutes

A woman tells a great story to her baby. In the manner of a tale with princes and princesses, she remains into his memories to pass on his daughter.