Filmmakers focus on tough times
4 NIGHTS WITH ANNA
Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Logline: Suspense surrounds a man obsessed with peeping.
Director: Ivy Ho
Logline: Sophisticated, mellow office romance.
ECHO OF SILENCE
Director: Atsuro Watabe
Logline: A woman loses memory of her love, a speechless man.
Director: Jennifer Phang
Logline: Kid’s-eye view of tumultuous changes in the family and the world.
HAMOON AND DARYA
Director: Ebrahim Forouzesh
Logline: Adolescent makes a risky journey to unite with love of his young life.
Director: Gianni Di Gregorio
Logline: Women a generation older take over the life of a middle-aged man.
Director: Mikhail Kosyrev-Nesterov
Logline: A heartbroken youngster leaves home for Havana.
Director: Andreas Kannengiesser
Logline: Talented 13-year-old Nicaraguan boy is challenged by hardscrabble reality.
PUBLIC ENEMY NO. 1 (PARTS 1 & 2)
Director: Jean-Francois Richet
Logline: Tales of celebrated criminal Jacques Mesrene, adapted from his pseudo-memoir.
SCHOOL DAYS WITH A PIG
Director: Tetsu Maeda
Logline: Teacher and schoolchildren face moral/culinary dilemma with porcine pet.
SING FOR DARFUR
Director: Johan Kramer
Logline: Docudrama addressing misplaced indifference to international crisis.
Director: Feng Xiaoning
Logline: Coastal town’s mayor and citizenry face impending disaster.
Director: Sergei Dvortsevoy
Logline: Young man growing up in harsh land aspires to be married.
UNDER THE TREE
Director: Garin Nugroho
Logline: Magic-realism story of three women journeying in Bali.
WITH A LITTLE HELP FOR MYSELF
Director: Francois Dupeyron
Logline: Chaos envelops African immigrants at a family wedding.