Synopsis: Kaala (15:24 min) – India – dir. by Tarun Jain –
An African student realises what it means to be in an alien country.
Mehndi (4 min) – US – dir. by Sudeshna Sen –
On the threshold of womanhood two young girls pass a secret designed to alter their lives forever.
Mermaid (14:13 min) – Iran – dir. by Saber Mostfapour –
Milad abandons home and school to preserve her identity and having nowhere to go, she lives in ruins.
Retch (14 min) – US – dir. by Tifa Tomb –
An unseen force kills travelers stranded on a broken-down bus. Biases ratchet up the tension.
Black and White (5 min) – US – dir. by Edgar Garcia Chavez –
Historically the meaning of the words black and white have been ingrained. A stunning visual presentation…
Edgar Garcia Chavez