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gallery/m199 • from start to star

FROM STAR TO STAR • 2019

DIRECTOR: Antonio Amaral

COUNTRY: France

RUNTIME: '87

 

SYNOPSIS: Pedro would like to understand why and how cinema awakens feelings that he never meets in real life.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Film

FEATURE FILMS

gallery/b franca
gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m199 • vishama bhaga

THE OTHER HALF • 2019

DIRECTOR: Lalith Rathnayake

COUNTRY: Sri Lanka

RUNTIME: '90

 

SYNOPSIS: In a rural village in Sri Lanka, the family well becomes poisoned by agricultural chemicals. This subsequently leads to the untimely death of Ruwansiri's father who develops chronic kidney disease, leaving his mother works to support the family. At school, he struggles to understand his lessons in a rigid educational system that cannot go beyond rote learning.
As an escape from the toxic environment around him, Ruwansiri finds solace in music. Can his passion help him overcome his circumstances?

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Feature Film

 

gallery/b sri lanka
gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection

DIRECTOR: Franco Palazzo

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '70

 

SYNOPSIS: After Camila died hit by a bus, Amparo can’t help to rebuild over and over the moment of her friend’s death on the road they travelled together every day. They both play in a pop band, studied together in the Faculty of Fine Arts and shared friends in the artistic circles at La Plata. Amparo shelters in her memories. The past interlaces with a stagnant and cold present. She feels apart from the world, different and alone, until she decides to organise an exhibition with Camila’s artwork. During this process, Amparo may close the gap with the world in order to rearm her own life and assimilate her friend’s absent. 

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Feature Film

gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/m199 • la distancia

THE DISTANCE • 2018

gallery/b argentina