WATERSHED CINEMA 1
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A person is a person, no matter how small.
The filmmakers in this programme have turned their gaze to children and their world. Free from stereotypical representations, the inspiring young protagonists of these diverse stories deal with the struggles and the complexity of life with, courage, creativity and arresting truthfulness.
Death in a Day
Dir: Lin Wang
United States 2016
14 mins 05 secs
Death in a Day tells the story of Evan, a young Chinese boy who, after visiting his comatose father in the hospital, witnesses his mother’s struggle and must come to grips with the impending death falling upon their family.
Behind The Walls (Derrière les murs)
Dir: Hyun Lories
Habi takes us on a tour around the 5 Towers of her neighborhood. She teaches us that an empty square only exists in the head of the person who looks at it that way, but if you take a closer look you might think differently.
Good Luck, Orlo!
Dir: Sara Kern
14 mins 15 secs
A boy sees his parents suffering in the wake of a loss and decides to take action.
My Gay Sister (Min Homosyster)
Dir: Lia Hietala
A relationship between two sisters is put to the test when a new role model appears for the younger sister, Cleo. How do you know that you are in love and are there any shortcuts to the answer?
Small Town (Cicade Pequena)
Dir: Diogo Costa Amarante
In September, the child Frederico learns from his teacher that if the heart stops, people die.
Dir: Tessa Hoffe
United Kingdom 2017
13 mins 56 secs
Denial and Dinosaurs.
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