Ashes of Hope narrates the forest fires that occurred on the summits of Gran Canaria in August 2019, just one month after the declaration of The Sacred Mountain Areas as World Heritage. Through the people who live at the top: shepherds, stone workers, weavers, farmers … and those responsible for the space, as well as the professionals who intervened in the control of fire and the human troops who fought against it; the documentary narrates a highly visual discourse where the power of photograp
As Bolivia stages the 50th anniversary of Ernesto "Che" Guevara’s death, Julia an old countryside teacher is invited to share her historical story with the world: Giving a bowl of soup to the captured guerrilla in her classroom while he recited a poem about flowers to her, a few hours before his death. The invitation is withdrawn soon after, as other women step forward, claiming the story of “the soup and the flower” as their own.
Aniksha is a young woman from the Indo-Mauritian diaspora. After her arranged marriage, she finds a job at a call centre, a booming industry in Mauritius. There she encounters her enigmatic supervisor and discovers a world of possibilities. This new world view places Aniksha between the choice of tradition or of a modern lifestyle.
RUN KALYANI is a poetic and realist drama about duties, dreams and desire. Kalyani lives with her ailing aunt in a rundown agraharam in India. Each day is the same as she carries on with her life of duty as a cook and carer. But each day is not the same too. As the romance of poetry ignites a passion, as the stories of other worlds stirs a desire, as sharks close in and death draws near, Run Kalyani builds into an intense crescendo of grief and grit, sorrow and strength.
It is a story of a transsexual. A boy who feels like a girl.
He is a stage actor and has fallen in love with his director.
He would like to have a sex change and becomes a girl but his conservative father does not approve of this.