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 2022 
 Award Winners 

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Baptism

Directed by Yu Zhang

Filmed in:      China

Completed:  January 5, 2021

Run Time:     20 minutes

Language:    Chinese (English subtitle)subtit

In an isolated island, the retired policeman Guodong finally finds Bingyuan, the murderer of his daughter. What he doesn't expect is that Bingyuan is now the priest of a church and the father of an orphan girl, Hong. Facing the priest's redemption, the police falls into struggle.

Moon Drops

Directed by Yoram Ever-Hadani

Filmed in:      Serbia

Completed:  July 1, 2018

Run Time:     16 minutes

A factory worker assembles an enigmatic machine that produces liquid drops from the moonlight.

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Gulliver Moore

Directed by Gulliver Moore

FiF

Filmed in:       United Kingdom

Completed:  January 31, 2022

Run Time:     3 minutes

Language:    English

"Sliced Bread is a Comedy short film in which we imagine what a world would look like if sliced bread had never been invented - and what would happen in 21st Century society if suddenly it was."

One Last Spin

Directed by Ross Donald

Filmed in:      United Kingdom

Completed:  February 28, 2022

Run Time:     30 minutes

Language:    English

An unflinching look at gambling addiction through the eyes of recovering addicts. One Last Spin explores the environments that condition people to gamble and the devastating effects it has on their lives and communities.

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White Horses, Silver Mine

Directed by Ziyi Jin

Filmed in:      Mexico

Completed:  September 9, 2020

Run Time:     20 minutes

Language:    Spanish (English subtitles)subtitles)

In a small Mexican village, an unexpected car is going to take a little boy’s beloved uncle away, who has been his father’s secret lover for years.

Route 4

Directed by Martina Chamrad

Filmed in:      France, Germany, Italy,                                    Libya, Malta, Niger, Tunisia

Completed:  December 7, 2020

Run Time:     53 minutes

Language:    English

Documentary with and about the NGO Sea-Eye which was filmed over the course of 2 years, 5 Missions and 8 Countries. Refugees tell their Story and paint the picture of a horrible journey.

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Senses

Directed by Erik Rojas

Filmed in:      United States

Completed:  July 28, 2021

Run Time:     4 minutes

Language:    English

This song is about the 5 senses we experience as humans and how they can get triggered when we experience emotional loss. How it feels to hear someone’s name, smell someone’s cologne, pass by their favorite coffee shop, as you’re mourning their loss.

The Bear

Directed by Yongtao Hu

Filmed in:      United States

Completed:  May 10, 2021

Run Time:     4 minutes

Language:    English

The Bear is a three-minute stop-motion animation that visualizes the love of a mother for her daughter. Although the old lady's Alzheimer's disease is getting worse and worse, she tries her best to remake a toy teddy bear for her daughter. The mother has forgotten everything but not her daughter.

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Bloodlines: The Mogadishu Diaries 1992-1993

Written by Eddie Clay Thompkins III

A US Marine recalls his mission to track a Somali Warlord, wherein he is confronted with love, loss and peril, in the most dangerous city in the world.

Wearing Thin

Directed by Hermeilio Miguel Aquino

Filmed in:      United Kingdom

Completed:   March 9, 2021

Run Time:     12 minutes

Language:    English

Chris and Sinead's relationship is constantly tested as they struggle to deal with the affects of living with an eating disorder.

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'Ori Tahiti Dancers

Directed by Nyko PK16, Hugues Damesin

Filmed in:      French Polynesia

Completed:  March 3, 2021

Run Time:     3 minutes

Language:    English

'Ori Tahiti Dancers is the 1st documentary series on Polynesian dancers from around the world