Fotdella follows Canadian street musician Ryan Baer – influenced by San Francisco one-man-band legend Jesse Fuller – as he constructs instruments from salvaged junk and performs in markets, beach towns and underground spaces. Drifting from Lake Huron to Berlin, the film captures the solitudes and celebrations of nostalgic touring musicians who recycle 20th century blues, jazz and folk cultures.
Arisa dances every day and night to songs that tell of the struggles of her people and her ancestors. Music and memory form a lyrical meditation on young womanhood, identity, and belonging in a Garifuna community in Guatemala.
A teenage boy must cope with the loss of his mother as he eats her final plate of home cooked pasta.
Safia, a devout Muslim woman from Bhopal joins a program for training women as Qazis (judges of Sharia court) . We follow the lived experience of Safia Apa and several other women who fight against the instant triple talaq practice – a divorce in classical Islamic law.
Nolan: Here Nor There is the coming-of-age tale of a young man growing up on a reserve in the throes of a suicide epidemic. His mother, fearing for his life, sends him to live with family in Ft. Qu’Appelle. He meets a quirky girl and a residential school survivor who become supports as he navigates his personal grief and finds his place in history and the treaty relationship.
During a full moon night, a cat is walking on a roof when it listens to music coming from a house, it dares to enter the creepy home and ends trapped. While trying to escape, it will discover the secret that the gramophone hides.