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Feature Documentary

Titixe

Dir. Tania Hernández Velasco

A mourning tree, dancing sprouts, ghosts, stories and forgotten seeds. This is a Mexican family’s very last attempt to cultivate their land.

North America Premiere

Best Feature Documentary Nominee


Trailer



62 min.

Mexico, 2018



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Short Documentary

Dulce

Dir. Guille Isa, Angello Faccini
10 min., United States/Colombia, 2019

On Colombia’s Pacific Coast, a mother teaches her daughter, Dulce, how to swim. It is an essential skill in this remote region, where livelihoods are made on the sea and where rising tides, made worse by climate change, have swept entire villages away in recent years.

Philadelphia Premiere



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Short Documentary

Sisyphe

Dir. Driss Aroussi
12 min., France, 2018

In the desert, a man extracts stones from a mountain and breaks them. In his perpetual labour, he meditates upon life and death.

North America Premiere


Trailer