UPON HER LIPS: BUTTERFLIES
VIDEO FILE: 1hr 32mins, HD mp4 with burnt-in English subtitles where appropriate.
POLYGRAPH dir. Samira Saraya
Yasmine, an openly lesbian Arab nurse, finds out that her lover Or, an intelligence officer in the Israeli army, has been reporting on their relationship. Yasmine’s sister arrives for a visit from the West Bank, not knowing that she is going to meet the occupying enemy at her own sister’s house.
FEEDBACK dir. Margot Gallimard
Maude and Clothilde have been together for several years, but when Maude suddenly loses her hearing, she is cut off from the world and her partner. The pair must now face this new reality together.
THE CRICKET AND THE ANT dir. Julia Ritschel
Student Lena is engaged in a passionate affair with her French teacher, Katharina. The love they share for one another burns bright, but for how long can they keep it a secret from Lena's classmates, and Katharina's husband?
WE WERE WAVES ONCE dir. Asli Umut
Cocteau spends her days isolated in her flat observing other people's lives, trying to combat her writer's block. On the day that her estranged father dies, she meets young and wild neighbour Alicia, who just might be the inspiration she needs.
THE GIRL AND THE GONDOLA dir. Abbé Robinson
Between bouts of football with the boys and aimlessly treading the canal-side paths of Venice, young Carla dreams of becoming a gondolier like her father. However, as it is a famously male-dominated profession, she assumes that her chances of becoming one are slim. That is until she meets Natalia.