International Narrative ShortS
International Narrative Shorts, 94 minutes
Friday, November 10, 2017, 2:45 PM — DeSoto Theatre
All the World’s a Stage
Directed by Hannes Rall, Germany, 1:30
An animated adaptation of the famous Shakespeare poem "All The World's A Stage" narrated by the renowned Shakespeare actor and director Samuel West.
Directed by Sydney Ribot, Turkey, 4:26
An aging patriarch makes a desperate play at relevance during a family dinner.
Directed by Marko Šantić, Slovenia, 18:00
At first sight, Bojan and his wife Ida seem to live in harmony, but without any physical contact. She is a housewife and he a guard at the Museum of Contemporary Art. One day, a very expensive exhibit in the shape of a penis arrives at the Museum and Bojan is charged with protecting it. With its energy and symbolism, the new exhibit starts to unsettle Bojan’s marriage.
Among the Adults
Directed by Maj-Britt La Cour, Denmark, 24:00
Rosa despise all the lies and faking between the adults. But at her confirmation party, she realises that the truth can be even worse.
Directed by Hadi Khanjanpour, Germany, 25:00
The stay in the asylum seekers hostel, which has lasted for over a year, has been a wearing and exhausting time. After both of the Iranian parents receive their work permits, they are in hope to start leading a normal life again. But these hopes founder when father Omid Afarid is not granted the German license to practice as a doctor. Instead of giving up, Dr. Illegal starts searching in his surroundings for patients. Treating his cases illegally, Omid puts his family at risk.
Directed by Thyrone Tommy, Canada, 19:00
A young, marine navigation student, suffers intense anxiety during his final exams, when an incident from his past return to both haunt and help him.