ACFF 2019 - 3rd edition
Screening Selection 2019
Dir: Johnny Kenton Dead Birds is a twisted Super Natural Black Comedy about competitive mother daughter relationships, losing your religion and learning how far you'd go to get what you want.Go to link
Dir: Jeannice Adriaansens A grieving elderly and rather confused farmer is slowly losing touch with reality.
Dir: Patrick Bodenham The personal story of a family of Rohingya refugees from persecution in Myanmar into the world's newest and largest refugee camp.
Dir: Christina MacGillivray In Exile and Belonging, we see seven stories of migration from seven different countries.
Dir: Maria Winther Olsen NINA is a Faroese-Danish low-budget feature film about the aspiring author Nina who moves to the remote island country Faroe Islands together with her boyfriend William.
Dir: Roberto Porta A trivial story about two people that meet at a party and spend the night together, told in the most pretentious, most poetic, but above all, most solemn possible ways.Go to link
Dir: Clari del Pilar This documentary is a reflection on the tenderness of life, and the healing power of collective unity and kindness in the face of tragedy.Go to link
Dir: Valerie Schwarz "Amistosa" is an animated nature documentary that observes a quiet, happy, rainforest town and its residents.
Dir: Sandra Winther As climate change erases the Louisiana coast, the last two teenagers on Isle de Jean Charles fight to stay on an island that's been their family home for generations.Go to link
Dir: Jackie Goss “Failing Up” describes career advancement despite bad decisions, bankruptcies, and intellectual mediocrity.
Dir: Shawn Convey Still struggling from the aftermath of the Bosnian War, this multi-ethnic club organizes charity for their small mountain town and defends the threatened herd of wild horses they first met on the frontline.
Dir: Nikolaj Storgaard Mortensen In the not-too-distant future, Lars and Mille are trying to start a family and seek treatment at a fertility clinic.
Dir: Connor Bland Charles falls into a germaphobic hysteria living under the unsanitary habits of his roommate.Go to link
Dir: Rhys Edwards A master luthier reflects on his life's work and legacy.
Dir: Victor Chaos For Jakob only one thing is an absolute certainty: The book he is writing is going to change everything.
Dir: Rachel (Yingzong Xin) Cici's good friend Nini was taken away. At midnight, Nini returned to her friend and tried to tell her something.
Dir: Chiara Fleischhacker At the end of her wedding day, the bride Elaha has locked herself in the bathroom with her two closest friends to insert an artificial hymen inside her.
Dir: Joshua Magor A film based on real events, re-enacted by those who lived through them, we follow this extraordinary man as he does all he can to try and improve his life and take control of his fortune.
Dir: Christophe Saber Three best friends, Jimmy, Samy and Sofi, have the trailblazing idea to turn a chocolate dispenser into a pot-vending machine. Also, there’s a dog in the film.
Dir: Sebastian Salfate The documentary tries to problematize the idea of the Salt Flat as a symbolic reference of the bilateral tension between Chile and Bolivia, evoking a sensation of absence and reminiscence, as a sea suspended in time.
Dir: Fredric Lehne Two strangers (2016 Tony winner Reed Birney and newcomer Blake DeLong) bring the laughs as they confront and resolve one of the most insidious scourges afflicting mankind - while standing at public urinals with their willies out.
Dir: Anca Damian An aged woman is taking a bath. While entering the water, a new world reveals. The phone, on a chair, connects her with her son and is the only link to the real world.
Dir: Giosuè Petrone Unforgivable is the story of Alice and Emmanuel, two people on opposing sides during the Rwandan genocide in 1994.Go to link
Dir: Nikolaj Fremming A young girl trapped in a cycle of nightmares feels that she must save the world in order to break out.Go to link
Dir: Bertha Gaztelumendi This film gathers nine survivors of gender violence, among whom there is an architect, a university professor, a cleaning lady and a student. They all share a weekend in the countryside, in the heart of the Basque Country.Go to link