District Zero
Nov
19
11:38 am11:38

District Zero

District Zero, Pablo Iraburu

Saturday Block 1, Film 4

Cinema 1

What’s hidden inside the smartphone of a refugee? It contains clues to a refugee’s memories, past, identity and some contacts from the world he had to flee from. This film narrates the daily life of a tiny mobile phone shop in one of the largest refugee camps in the world. Spain 

67 Minutes

info@promofest.org

Song for Awe and Dread
Nov
19
11:31 am11:31

Song for Awe and Dread

Song for Awe and Dread, Tommy Becker

Saturday Block 1, Film 3

Cinema 1

Song for Awe & Dread is a contemporary take on the vanitas paintings of the 17th century and an investigation into the emotional duality of our existence. It is AWEsome to be human and to be alive, but the evolution of human intelligence has also burdened our species with a self- awareness of life’s impermanence. California 

7 Minutes

tmybecker@gmail.com

Five
Nov
19
11:04 am11:04

Five

Five, Abu Dhabi

Saturday Block 1, Film 2

Cinema 1

Five is a slow burn introspection of dealing with our own mortality when it stares us in the face: of the time wasted, the potential left untapped, the relationships unexplored; of the defining choices that separate a life lived from a life simply existed. 

10 Minutes

alicia.gonzalez@imagenation.ae

 

Climate Stories NC:  Leigh-Kathryn Bonner
Nov
19
11:00 am11:00

Climate Stories NC: Leigh-Kathryn Bonner

Climate Stories NC: Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, David Salvesen

Saturday Block 1, Film 1

Cinema 1

An interview with Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, NCSU graduate, beekeeper, and founder of Bee Downtown. NC 

4 Minutes

climatestoriesnc@gmail.com