Director: Bryce Dallas Howard
Synopsis: A young boy asks his pregnant mother if he will like his baby brother, and he asks her if she has a brother. This sends the mother, Lisie, on a reverie of her relationship with her older sister, Aurora, when they were kids and their mother was dying.
Synopsis: It's a story about a man and a woman. He is alone. She is married. Both mountaineers, both survivors of cardiac operation. He has in his chest the heart of a young woman, she has a mitral valve. A fate and a promise unites them . A short story where the rhythm of the heartbeat accelerates, to find at the end, a steady pace.
Synopsis: Two lives cross in an isolated Bolivian village: a disgruntled American doctor looking to leave, and a Bolivian salt miner who's just been stabbed in the hand.
Director: Goran Kapetanovic
Synopsis: A young woman in Rwanda is about to give birth. The baby is turned the wrong way and her life is in danger. At the same time the water breaks for a woman in Sweden.
Director: Yan England
Synopsis: Henry, a great concert pianist, has his life thrown in turmoil the day the love of this life, Maria, disappears mysteriously. He'll then discover the inevitable verdict of life.
Director: Tom Van Avermaet
Synopsis: Soldier Nathan died during World War I. A strange collector imprisoned his shadow and gave him a new chance: a second life against 10000 captured shadows.
Director: Shawn Christensen
Synopsis: At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours.
Director: Sam French
Synopsis: Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi - a brutal game of horse polo played with a dead goat - Buzkashi Boys tells the coming of age story of two best friends, a charismatic street urchin and a defiant blacksmith's son, who struggle to realize their dreams as they make their way to manhood in one of the most war-torn countries on Earth.
Director: Bryan Buckley
Synopsis: A coming of age fable of a Somali boy as he struggles to survive in his war-torn land.
Director: Aly Muritiba
Synopsis: Visiting day. Lindalva prepares food to take it to her son who is in jail. Metruti, Lindalva's son, shaves and wears the best clothes to welcome his mother. Today is a very special day and he really needs to make a phone call. His mother is taking a risk, she's willing to smuggle a cell phone for him into the penitentiary.
Director: Anders Walther
Synopsis: A story about a boy with a great talent for jumping, whose mother is dying. The boy has an idea that he can carry her over or past death by making a world record. It is his effort to get his mother to live.