ENCOUNTERS / AMOUR
ENCOUNTERS / AMOUR : First meetings lead to love (or do they?). Encounters ripe with both longing and (hopeful) fulfillment. What happens when we step into the murky territory of “amour”?.
ELINA STREET | FRANCE & USA | 2021 | 10 MIN | FRENCH S.-T.EN.
Cléo is a struggling actress. She finds it difficult to communicate her new found activity to her girlfriend even though she is empowered by it.WATCH Q+A
MY MOTHER’S GIRLFRIEND
ARUN FULARA | INDIA | 2021 | 15 MIN | HINDI & MARATHI S.-T.EN.
Renuka and Sadiya, two working-class women in love with each other, enjoy their day out celebrating Renuka’s birthday. After a fun-filled day, they head home to spend the night together. But unknown to them, Renuka’s son, Mangesh, is around. A story of what happens when two relationships collide.
TO YOU, MY LOVE
OLIVIA GASTALDO | USA | 2021 | 5 MIN | ENGLISH
To You My Love investigates the visual poetry of a love letter.
JOSZA ANJEMBE | FRANCE | 2019 | 20 MIN | FRENCH S.-T.EN.
Issa is about to get out of jail when he meets Gaetan, a young inmate who has not served out his sentence yet.
LOU-BRICE LÉONARD | FRANCE | 2021 | 14 MIN | FRENCH S.-T.EN.
A photographer rejects a fake smile from her model. But the girl holds on to it as to her true identity. Tension rises, and secretly, an experience of initiation begins.
MATT JOHNS | UNITED KINGDOM | 2021 | 18 MIN | ENGLISH
The Universe gives. The Universe takes away. Rabia and Maddie, a pupil and teacher, form a friendship under the unlikeliest of circumstances.
THE FABRIC OF YOU
JOSEPHINE LOHOAR SELF | UNITED KINGDOM | 2019 | 11 MIN | ENGLISH
Set in the Bronx, in the era 50s McCarthyism, everybody wants to look the same. Michael a gay, twenty-something-year old mouse, hides his true identity while he works as a tailor. When older mouse Issac enters the shop one day, he offers the escapism and love Michael craves. Flash forward and we find a haunted Michael tormented by his memories as he struggles to come to terms with his loss.
Q+A / UNDRESSED
Meet the filmmaker Elina Street, director of the short film UNDRESSED. An interesting talk about her work, the why, the how and more.