Thursday, November 8th – Weyauwega International Film Festival

Thursday, Nov. 8th

4pm

Short Films

75 minutes

LOS LECHEROS (DAIRY FARMERS)

USA 21  Minutes  – DOCUMENTARY – Directed by Jim Cricchi

The fates of undocumented immigrant workers and Wisconsin’s $43 billion dairy industry are closely intertwined – and both are grappling with their options for survival as fears of ICE raids and deportations under the Trump administration grow.

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MERMAIDS AND RHINOS

HUNGARY – 16 Minutes  – ANIMATION – Directed by Viktoria Traub

Eight-year-old Tilda’s memories of her family as surrealistic visions come into life: the circus member ex-mermaid grandmother, the erotically overheated mother and the disappeared father whose broken heart, anger and jealousy manifest as a rhino.

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FLED LAY FELL

PORTUGAL – 7 Minutes  – SHORT – Directed by Bruno Carnide

When reaching adulthood, a young woman talks about her days within a dysfunctional family; her fears, wishes and frustrations. That lead her on an unwavering quest for a piece that stubbornly doesn’t come.

NEW LIFE

TURKEY – 48 Minutes  – DOCUMENTARY – Directed by Veysi Altay

Woman is life. Life is resistance and resistance is Kobanê, depicts the daily life of Kurdish women guerillas, Elif Kobanê (18), Vîyan Peyman and Arjîn, joining in the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) in their battle against ISIS.

Thursday, Nov. 8th

5:30pm

Short Films

78 minutes

THE SNAG

FRANCE – 8 Minutes  – SHORT – Directed by Desalos Isabelle

When Camille meet Etienne, there is something more than usual. But she has a secret which will ruin everything between them: she has HIV. When she runs away and then he catches her, the complicity turned to a lack of understanding.

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PINCHPOT

AUSTRALIA- 5 Minutes  – ANIMATION – Directed by Greg Holfeld

A short story about art and work, giving and receiving, life and death, and things made from lumps of clay.

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BLOOD SHAPED HOLE IN MY HEART

USA – 6 Minutes  – SHORT – Directed by Kevin Endres

A forlorn woman searches for truth in her mother’s eclectic sayings, blurring the line between memories and home movies as she reflects.

A SWEDISH CLASSIC

SWEDEN – 8 Minutes  – SHORT – Directed by Måns Berthas

A woman in a tattered wedding gown wakes in the forest to the sound of a deafening car horn. She finds her husband in the crashed car nearby. He’s in bad shape but alive. In the wrecked interior, they start to talk about their relationship, which soon seems to be as demolished as their Saab

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A HAND OF BRIDGE

USA – 15 Minutes  – SHORT – Directed by David Miller, Frank Borin

A faithful adaptation of the micro-opera A Hand of Bridge (1958) by Samuel Barber. Two couples reveal their deepest desires, darkest fears, and wildest fantasies during an evening playing bridge.

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IT’S ALSO LOVE

JAPAN – 36 Minutes  – SHORT – Directed by Konno Masao

A middle-aged women who is always irritated and bored, does not listen to her sister’s opposition and falls in love with a young handsome migrant Chinese man.

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Thursday, Nov. 8th

7pm

Feature Film

HORIZON

GEORGIA 105  Minutes  – NARRATIVE FEATURE – Directed by Tinatin Kajrishvili

Giorgi and Ana, in their late 30-s, once a loving couple is in the difficult process of separation, which goes quietly without attracting attention of others. Affect and shock seems to be passed, but getting used to new way of life lasts long and seems endless. Giorgi can’t get used to it. The pain of being rejected from the beloved, closest person doesn’t allow him to start new life. He isolates himself from the rest of the world, moves far, near the sea, settles in abandoned place surrounded with lonely people. Ana waits for all to pass, but the end turns to be unexpected for both of them, leaving Ana in guilt and vagueness.

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Thursday, Nov. 8th

9pm

Feature Film

THE DECAYING

PHILIPPINES 94 Minutes  – NARRATIVE FEATURE – Directed by Sonny Calvento

At a time when newly-elected president Rodrigo Duterte threatens to sever ties with the United States of America, an American husband in the town of Masapang is accused of killing his Filipina wife.

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