Short Films 2
Switzerland, Short Film, 2017, 27 min
On the Academy Award shortlistRoli comes to Fareed’s aid when the Syrian refugee in Switzerland is faced with the burial of his Muslim wife, who died of cancer. The cemetery's graves are not facing Mecca, and they cannot possibly bury her within 24 hours. Together, they find a beautifully simple answer. Subtitled.
Directed by Jan-Eric Mack
France, Short Animation, 2017, 6 min
Nominated for a 2018 Academy AwardI always watched my father pack. He was amazing.
Directed by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata
Watu Wote (All of Us)
Kenya/Germany, Short Film, 2017, 22 min
Nominated for a 2018 Academy AwardA bus is taken over by terrorists near Mandera, Kenya in 2015. With guns pointed at their heads, the Muslims and Christians aboard will help decide their own fates. Based on a true story. Subtitled.
Directed by Katja Benrath
USA, Short Film, 2017, 4 min
Directed by Dave Mossop
Serbia/Canada , Short Film, 2016, 24 minA family of three is packing to emigrate to Canada from Belgrade when Fluffy, a gigantic prize teddy bear, turns up at the door. The daughter is delirious with joy, but the parents sense a looming travel nightmare. Subtitled.
Directed by Lee Filipovski