2:30 PM - Teenage Wasteland

Crossroads

Director: Guido Franken
Country: Netherlands
Runtime: 17 minutes
Genre: Narrative

‘Crossroads’ is about Tom and his son Nicky. Tom is an old successful biker, but nowadays he spends his days mostly in the café and lives with his son in a caravan on an abandoned area. Slowly he begins to realize that this life isn’t the future he wants to establish for his son.

 

Sister

Director: Renee Fisher
Country: United States
Runtime: 8 minutes
Genre: Narrative

The reflections of a young woman in search of her lost sister.

 

I am yup'ik

Director: Patrick White
Country: United States
Runtime: 16 minutes
Genre: Documentary

A 16-year old Yup'ik Eskimo leaves his tiny village and travels across hundreds of miles of frozen tundra to compete in a basketball tournament and bring pride to his village.

 

long exposure

Director: Tyler Gillis
Country: Canada
Runtime: 7 minutes
Genre: Documentary

This documentary portrait follows Chris Forsyth as he captures the beauty of Montreal's metro stations in stunning photographs.
 

antek

Director: Sylwia Galon
Country: Poland
Runtime: 20 minutes
Genre: Narrative

Antek tells the story about a young adolescent who becomes friends with Anka, a troubled teenager who is willing to commit suicide. Torn between friendship and teenage problems, Antek and Anka help each other and overcome their struggles through their friendship.

overpass

Director: Alexandre Dostie
Country: Canada
Runtime: 18 minutes
Genre: Narrative

One night, Mathieu, 17, goes under an overpass to graffiti...