Block 2.3 – Guns & Other Fantasies (Sunday 23rd, 11.05am-12.50pm)


After losing a loved one, Mathews is caught off guard when Lilith shows up in the middle of the night seeking help, when her husband shows up looking for her, Lilith finds out that Mathew may not be what she thought he was.

Directed by Paul N Foster (USA)

California premiere

Falling Sparrow

A young woman sets out to take her family’s sword back from her murderous uncle.

Directed by Justin Wang Powell (USA)

California premiere

Symptoms May Include Shortness of Breath 

A business traveler and a girl with a secret meet in a lavish hotel bar one night. The decisions they make in that moment will change their lives forever, leaving them to wonder how it all went so wrong so quickly.

Directed by Ben Hess (USA)

Here Cut Salon

On a mysterious night, a hairdresser who has a magical power of cutting sadness meets a strange client whose face is covered by their hair… The hairdresser seems to have found the “person” that she was looking for.

Directed by Kenneth Ma (USA)

North America premiere


Where is happiness for goldfish? A-18-year-old Japanese girl, who seeks the question meets a mysterious girl in Hong Kong. Identifying each other, they grab a goldfish and head to a lake, where they’re going to release the fish.

Directed by Qunio Nozawa (Japan)

North America premiere

The King of Nowhere

The middle of nowhere, Siberia. A grizzled hermit squats in an abandoned church. He is cold, lonely and all out of food. Instincts clash with pride and stubbornness, as he is forced to walk a fine line between survival and dignity.

Directed by Victor Harder Hesel (Denmark)

North America premiere

Your One And Only

After receiving an abortion behind her husbands back in an attempt to save their marriage, Sophie comes home to find him in bed with another woman. In order to extract her revenge, she invites his young mistress, Marsha, to stay for lunch.

Directed by Alice Biletska (USA)