Reality will never be the same for these compelling characters who are facing world-altering challenges. Extraordinary lives are transformed by blindness, Huntington's disease, mental illness and more in these intense and impactful shorts that will resonate with you long after you leave the theatre.
NOTES ON BLINDNESS – UK/USA/AUS – 13 min - Peter Middleton, James Spinney
In 1983, writer and theologian John Hull went blind. His original audio recordings were used to make this documentary excavating the interior world of blindness.
LITTLE SECRET (STRACH) – CZK – 20 min - Martin Krejci
An innocent lie that a son tells his mother snowballs into something much bigger than he had ever expected.
THE LION'S MOUTH OPENS – UK – 15 min - Lucy Walker
A courageous young woman confronts the risk she may inherit the fatal, incurable Huntington's disease.
PAYADA PA' SATAN – ARG – 8 min - Antonio Balseiro, Carlos Balseiro
A peaceful Gaucho discovers a huge hole in the middle of the mountains that he believes links Earth and Hell.
MEET MY RAPIST - USA – 8 min - Jessie Kahnweiler
Jessie runs into her rapist at the farmers market.
BISON – CAN – 12 min - Kevan Funk
Over the course of an annually occurring branding weekend on a Saskatchewan cattle ranch, Kyle's perspective is challenged by an unsettling discovery.
*Please be advised that some elements of this material may not be suitable for all viewers