LIVE ACTION SHORTS
R, as usual. Thankfully a lot lighter than last year’s Live Action program! But it still deals with adult themes and issues, and is not for children.
Brotherhood – Meryan Joobeur, Tunisia, 25 min.
Mohamed is deeply shaken and suspicious when his estranged eldest son Malek returns home to rural Tunisia with a mysterious young wife in tow. The emotional complexities of a family reunion and past wounds lead to tragic consequences.
Nefta Football Club – Yves Piat, Tunisia/France, 17 min.
Two brothers encounter a donkey in the desert.
The Neighbors’ Window – Marshall Curry, USA, 20 min.
A middle-aged woman’s life is shaken up when two younger people move in across the street
Saria – Bryan Buckley, USA, 23 min.
Two abused sisters hatch a daring plan to escape from an orphanage.
A Sister – Delphine Girard, Belgium, 16 min.
An endangered woman must make the most important phone call of her life.