Community – Understanding our family members, revealing who we are as individuals and who we are as families
Adult – Directed by Jamieson Pearce, Australia, 12min.
Having enabled a loss that now torments her, an old woman enters an adult store in search of redemption. Adapted from a short story by Christos Tsiolkas.
Cas – Directed by Joris van den Berg, Netherlands, 50 min.
In the comedy-drama Cas, Pepijn and Sjors' steady, seven-year relationship is shaken up after they allow a young student named Cas to sleep on their couch until he finds a place of his own. Gradually, both men fall head over heels for Cas' laconic charm and it forces them to reconsider their many long-term plans. Is Cas' presence endangering their relationship or is he actually a blessing in disguise?
Pool – Directed by Leandro Goddinho, Brazil, 29 min.
Claudia decides to investigate her grandmother's past, who recently passed away. Through a letter, she comes to Marlene, an old German lady who lives in Brazil and keeps her memories inside a pool without water. During the visit, the old lady reveals details of her life that intersect with Claudia's grandmother's past, a German fugitive of the 2nd World War.
The Cycle – Directed by Benjamin Zhang & Dewi Tan, USA, 13 min.
THE CYCLE follows the homecoming journey of a gay Singaporean man, who desires his father's acceptance of his husband, their soon-to-be born son and ultimately, himself. The man reconnects with his childhood through a game of Chinese chess with his father, and satisfies a childhood desire to learn how to cycle from him. Through this journey, the man comes to a revelation about fatherhood and the cycle of life.