By Anwaar Shawabkeh,
02:25 min, No Dialogue, Jordan
This animated short
film focuses on the importance of accepting others and the impact of
harmful narratives and stereotypes on children’s lives and mindsets.
By Ali Ameer,
Hussein Ameer and Mustafa Raad, 04:33 min, in Arabic with English
expectations of society, a young blind man tells his story of
perseverance and strength, inspiring others to pursue their goals no
matter their circumstances.
A Diary of a
By Arman Zafari,
04:22 min, Subtitled into English, Finland
A young refugee
confronts the existential questions that arise from living in a
foreign country and battles a sense of identity loss as he seeks to
adapt to his new home.
We Are Enough
By Lina Abojaradeh,
5 min, in English with Arabic subtitles, Jordan
In an open letter
to society, a young woman examines the expectations placed on women
and girls, combining art, animation, and poetry in her resounding
declaration, “We Are Enough.”
By Dyaa Naim and
Daoud Sarhandi, 5 min, No Dialogue, Germany
In an artistic
portrayal of Syria, the film displays the toll of human violence on
cities and civilizations.
I Have a Secret
By Omar Atia, 02:27
min, In English, UK
A young woman
recovering from abuse grapples with loss and pursues life without
fear and shame.
By Mateo Diaz and
Isbaella Conconi, 3 min, No Dialogue, Mexico
confronted with the limitations of labels and realize that reality
does not always meet their expectations and pre-conceived notions.
By Irupe Munoz and
Luna Gherscovici, 02:36 min, In Spanish with English subtitles,
While listening to
the news, a grandmother and her granddaughter decide to take action
to claim for women’s right to abortion in Argentina.
I’m Not Russian,
but I’m Russian
Komarova and Nikita Shishio, 5 min, In English, Russia
A young Russian
woman confronts the stereotypes against indigenous people that make
them feel like strangers in their own country.
Just Like All Of
By Shruti Rai,
02:20 min, In English, India
A young woman
speaks about the discrimination she has experienced and urges to
treat everyone with respect.
By Ziaul Hoque Raju,
05:08 min, in Bengali with English subtitles, Bangladesh
Rabiul believes he
can connect with his deceased father through his paper kite in this
cinematic interplay of dream and reality.
Would You Say it
Face to Face
By Santiago Casares,
3 min, In English, Mexico
This short film
raises awareness about the repercussions of hurtful words,
especially on social media.
By Manon Camberland
and Eva Kaukai, 03:31 min, No Dialogue, Canada
Two young women
practice the Inuk art of throat singing in their small village of
Kangirsuk, Canada. Their voices carry the viewer through the four
seasons of their Arctic land.