First-time feature narrative filmmakers compete for a Grand Jury Prize of $10,000, courtesy of the family of the late Jordan Alexander Ressler.


An international soccer superstar ends his career in disgrace and sets out on a cosmic odyssey in search of the source of genius.

Jasmines in Lidice

A look into the deep sorrow and messy feelings of the ones who are left behind after violent death hits a family.

Is That You?

After her father disappears, 13-year old Lili carries out a spiritual ritual in the hopes of bringing him back – but something goes terribly wrong.

The Harvesters

When Janno’s mother brings Pieter home, a dangerous fight for power, heritage and parental love will change both boys’ lives forever.


Sprightly Chuskit has to fight for her dream of attending school after a horrible accident leaves her in a wheelchair.


Socrates, a resourceful, proud and determined a 15-year-old boy with an inspirational sense of fortitude, is living a hardscrabble life on the margins of São Paulo.

Roads in February

Sarah, a daughter of Uruguayan immigrant parents in Canada, visits her parents’ native village to seek out her family roots.


Everything seems idyllic when the budding author Nina moves from Denmark to a small Faroese island with her boyfriend William. But all the peace and freedom she was craving quickly turns the island into a lonely prison.

Journey to a Mother’s Room

Leonor wants to leave home, but her mother, Estrella, doesn’t want her to go. Mother and daughter will have to face a new time in their lives in which the world they share is wavering.


Chloe lives with her paranoid, overprotective father, who is convinced the world outside their doorstep lurks with overwhelming evils aiming to destroy them.

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