IBFF2020 Official Selection
1\The Pleasure Principle
Mysterious murders has been committed in four post-communist cities: Warsaw, Prague, Odessa, and Leipzig. The investigations are carried out by three absolutely different in many aspects criminal police officers. Independently of one another, they soon come to the conclusion that all four murders are connected. Now, to solve the crimes they have to work together.
2\I Ran Away
This is a story of a Russian woman, who, not believing that she will find understanding and support in her own country, flees to Britain. She believes that in London she will be able to move on with her destiny and career, achieve respect, because here, in her opinion, British society respect women. She accidentally meets a British born Indian guy who becomes her best friend; they have a common love for classical music and Poetry. The story develops into true and passionate love with a unique tension and allure. Apparently, there are many obstacles. So, it turns in to an impossible love story that develops unwittingly to finally overcome all obstacles. The cliché “Love Conquers All” proves to be true and the blossoming of a sublime love affair proves the cliché to be veritable. But the problems for the two lovers have only begun. The Russian woman who has fled to London is still married to a Russian Mafiosi type oligarch who will stop at nothing to punish his unfaithful wife. On the other side, the Indian original traditions put pressure on the hero to marry only his mother’s choice. The other complication is a teenage son who studies in a UK school and who is now under the custody of his mother. The story unfolds in a series of episodes with locations in both Russia and the United Kingdom encompassing dramatic conflict and perilous action.
3\DRIVEN - Wolk Morais
Wolk Morais’ film "DRIVEN" connects L.A’s various neighborhoods, peoples and landscapes through a driving tour of the city. The kinetic piece celebrates the unbreakable spirit of The City of Angels in this unprecedented moment of change.
4\The Midnight Trip
Driving through the desert at night-time to go to a business meeting, a man gets a phone message from his sister, who complains about his absence at his own father’s funeral. A wolf on the road forces him to pull over and in the trunk he accidently finds his dead father’s lost coat. He seeks refuge in a lonely gas station where a mysterious woman sends him on a mental trip that ends in an emotional reacquaintance between father and son. At dawn the man ignores a call from his boss, and, wearing his father’s coat, he leaves together with the wolf.
5\Together we are Brixen
A unique and engaging tourism film to promote the beautiful city of Brixen in the South Tyrolean Alps. A hiker who asks a local gentleman for directions – is greeted with stories of Brixen’s charms and picturesque visuals of all it has to offer.
"Dancing Moon" is an invite to experience the ultimate and mysteriousness power that music can bring out of us. Let this power possess you. For one night only come and experience what it is like to abandon yourself to music and let it take you to another place you've never been before "Dancing Moon".
The purpose of this award winning record was to reunite the forgotten ones, as Leyton felt it was overlooked for a very long time regarding people with special needs all around the world. The society norm created that box to divide other than unite souls with dis- advantages. It is more than just the music when it comes to Leyton's craft as he believes there is a song to be apprehended for everyone. Reinventing a new substance for the world through love and self devotion.
When MI5 learns that a horrifying new weapon is in enemy hands, agent Andrew Harvey is called in to track it down before it reaches British soil. The clock is ticking. Andrew and his girlfriend, Sarah, also a secret service operative, have only one lead: a beautiful refugee, desperate not to lose her son. But is she desperate enough to betray everything she believes in? And will she do it in time to help them prevent a terrifying attack? As Andrew and Sarah race to unravel a convoluted web of subterfuge and exploitation, they discover there is more at stake than even they knew. And somewhere, at the heart of it, lurks a faceless enemy, who is prepared to use everything--and everyone--at his disposal.
The great Arethra Franklin once said, "music is transporting for sure." A record player proves just that as it's music acts as a portal to various spaces and places in Los Angeles, CA.
A demonstration of how foreshadowing can be a powerful narrative tool, while flatulence can be a powerful life-saving tool.
11\From The Heart -Carreira 3
Boy meets girl likes her vibe and they start hanging out!
In a gym, a young man must fight his best friend in a boxing match for the attention of the friend’s beautiful girlfriend. But what are they really fighting for?