The Shorts Program (86.5 minutes)
a) Water Cycle: (SLO, 2015) A man sits on the toilet reading a newspaper. A closer look at the newspaper reveals the title of the article: DRINKING WATER, OUR TREASURE. This is a tongue-in-cheek look at the human water cycle.
b) Full Circle: (US, 2015) Follow the journey of a plastic bag as it travels from the beach out into the open ocean.
c) Drowning Memories: (AUS, 2015) In a world where the water never stops rising, a man goes diving through his memories.
d) Nature Rx Parts 1 & 2: (US, 2015) see description above
e) Castillo y el Armado: (BRA, 2014) Castillo is a young dockworker who lives on the coast between Brazil and Uruguay. On a windy night, he faces his own brutality on the line of his fishhook.
f) Looking for Gromit: (FRA, 2014) 140 years after their creation, hundreds of fountains that Wallace donated to the city are explored in Paris.
g) The Fight for Bala: (CAN, 2015) see description above
h) The Last Bridge Operator: (NED, 2015) The last bridge operator of Tilburg is waiting to retire. But does anyone want to follow in his footsteps? Meanwhile little Daan's mother is struggling to make ends meet. 8 year old Daan decides to take matters in his own hands...
i) Desert Haiku: (US, 2013) A surrealist narrative designed as a love-poem to the soulful deserts of the American Southwest. It explores the memory of the land through the thread of the creation of life, from the very beginnings of mankind and the days of water, to the deserts that have resulted. Messengers and medicine people, dancers, children and sea creatures cross paths in these ancient landscapes, searching for water - as an apt metaphor for searching for oneself.
j) Cloudy: (CAN, 2015) A long time ago, fishes use to live up in the sky until one day something happened creating the world that we live in now.
k) Silent Spectrum: (US, 2013) They dont say Keep Portland Weird for nothing! This town full of different art forms, friendly conversations and environmentally conscious partisans, also has the largest floatation center in the West Coast. Growing in numbers, these centers allow floaters the chance to get rid of all sensory outputs by floating in body-temperature high-concentrated salt water.
l) Doing Our Part: (CAN, 2015) Our beautiful province of British Columbia is currently besieged by wildfires and drought. As our streams and creeks dry up, the salmon fry in them are left to die -- bit by bit we are losing our most amazing
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