THE CROSSING by Jaak Erasmus

In a world within worlds, Karel tries to find his way back to her. Together with Albert, for years the two have been working on their project “FOREVER”. And finally, they proved that time and consciousness consists of matter. If they can work the machine, Karel will not only be able to move through time,…

THE BAY by Joris Laquittant

Every year, during the summer solstice, the Bay transforms into desert sands, and the tides stop. Michel, a hunter, is charged with battling the forces of Nature. This year, however, nothing goes as planned. Joris entered La Fémis in the editing department where he edited Gebber Lover by Anna Cazenave Cambet which was shown at Cannes.…

THE HOBBYIST by George Vatistas

A short neo-noire thriller centered around a mysterious druggist visited by Sangstrom, a seemingly ordinary man in search of an undetectable poison. Yet, Sangstrom winds up getting more than he bargained for from the sagacious alchemist. George Robert Vatistas is a Greek-American filmmaker from Philadelphia. “The Hobbyist” was awarded with the Paula Rhodes Memorial Award &…

GOLDBLOODED by Tom Botchii Skowronksi

A transient with gold in his blood accidentally unleashes his secret while experimenting with extraction methods and everyone wants a piece. A transient with gold in his blood accidentally unleashes his secret while experimenting with extraction methods and everyone wants a piece. A transient with gold in his blood accidentally unleashes his secret while experimenting with extraction…

TIME LAPSE by Pietro di Bari

A young photographer is willing to emerge in the world of fashion photography but he is in conflict with modern times and technology: he still shoots on film only and likes and old style and conception of photography that everybody seem to have forgotten nowadays. One day, in a park, he sees a strange couple…

CADUCEA by Christophe Mavroudis

Tom hides not only a deformed face behind his flamboyant Commedia dell’arte masks, but also a dark secret that won’t be divulged until decades later. An atmospheric and gothic tale. Alain a vécu sa jeunesse dans un vaste domaine familial sous le regard de sa mère Catherine, secrète et peu liante. Seul Tom, son frère aîné…

SMOKING by Fiona Kane

Running into an ex is never easy, especially when she’s the hot ting that got away. Running into an ex is never easy, especially when she’s the hot ting that got away. Running into an ex is never easy, especially when she’s the hot ting that got away. Running into an ex is never easy, especially when she’s…

MARIPOSAS by Adrian Carey

Set in a universe of magical realism, a boastful father prattles on superficially about his daughter to another parent in the school pick up line, but is unable to perceive her when it matters most. Upon reading Samanta Schweblin’s short story “Mariposas”, I was struck by the fantastical nature of the work, and its use of…

THOSE WHO CAN DIE by Charlotte Cayeux

Zoé, 15 years old, enters a strict boarding school. Around her, pupils are playing and attending classes with faded eyes. Through their obsequious facade, the supervisors’ violence lurks. One day Zoé meets Marie and understands what they are destined for. Zoé, quinze ans, intègre un pensionnat. Les élèves y jouent et suivent les cours le regard…