Festival Award winners:
Best Film: LONESOME
Best Direction: THE SILENT WILLOW
Best Cinematography: THE PATH OF LIGHT
Best Sound & Music: I LIVE FOR YOU
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I LIVE FOR YOU, 7min., Italy, Drama
Directed by Gaetano Ippolito
“I live for you” breaks into Marco and Giulia’s daily life. Giulia is an attractive, cheerful woman; Marco, an authoritative man who arouses fascination and fear. Their relationship, between ups and downs, seems to be like many others; yet, in her memories, thoughts and silences, emerges the loneliness of a woman torn between the need for love and affective sharing and the impoverishment of body and mind, induced by his narcissistic and manipulative rigidity.
THE PATH OF LIGHT, 6min., Brazil, Documentary
Directed by Marcus Veras de Faria
The choices of an amateur photographer facing the challenges imposed by Coronavirus and a cruel government in Brazil.
THE SILENT WILLOW, 15min., USA, Documentary
Directed by Taylor-Alexis Gillard
Uterine fibroids affect Black women three times more than any other race. After being diagnosed, the filmmaker sets out to explore health inequities and find out why some Black women are as silent as the growth.
LONESOME, 60min., USA, Romance
Directed by Tony K. Hall
Lonely city dweller Guy, is struggling to find his ideal partner. In a trip to the beach suggested by his roommate, he may have found his ideal match with the free spirited Roxie. ‘Lonesome’ is an ode to classic cinema, New Wave cinema, and an ode to silent film.