INFO • COVID-19

LIKE A FRIEND • 2020

DIRECTOR: Yi Han

COUNTRY: China

RUNTIME: '115

 

SYNOPSIS: Huang Simao, a rag man who wandering around day by day in the town, meets and becomes friend with an irrelevant left-behind child Shuisheng occasionally. After misunderstanding and conflict, their friendship comes to an end with their own growing up. 

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Film

FEATURE FILMS

HAVANA KYRIE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Paolo Consorti

COUNTRY: Cuba

RUNTIME: '90

 

SYNOPSIS: An aging, down-on-his-luck Italian conductor reluctantly travels back to Havana, Cuba, to oversee several performances of compositions in which he specializes.

His concerns seem well-founded when his trip starts off on the wrong foot and he is quickly met by the son he never knew he fathered years ago, but his past eventually adds new purpose and meaning to his present. This is a heart-warming, nostalgic tale of a quirky old man rediscovering the “spice of life” once again.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Feature Film

 

YOU SING, I SING • 2020

DIRECTOR: Nikos Kornilios

COUNTRY: Grecia

RUNTIME: '108

 

SYNOPSIS: Paris and Yannis' cafe is a crossroad, where friends from all over the world, lonely neighbors and mysterious vagabonds meet. On the day of the dead, and also their anniversary, their stories mingle, their past and present unite, music and dance dominate them. During the night, within an ecstatic rite, the cafe is turned into an ark of memories and desires, that travels through space and time.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Feature Film