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MADRE
Directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen and María del Puy Alvarado
Spain | 19 minutes
While chatting with her mother at her apartment in Spain, Marta receives a phone call from her six-year-old son Iván, who is on vacation with his father in France. Marta quickly realizes that something is desperately wrong and that she has very little time to solve the problem.

FAUVE
Directed by Jeremy Comte and Maria Gracia Turgeon
Canada | 17 minutes
At an isolated surface mine in the Quebec countryside, two boisterous young boys run wild, challenging each other to reckless tests of endurance and daring, with only Mother Nature as their witness.

MARGUERITE
Directed by Marianne Farley and Marie-Hélène Panisset
Canada | 19 minutes
Elderly Marguerite is cared for by kindly nurse Rachel and the two become friends. As the lonely Marguerite learns more about Rachel, feelings from her youth resurface, prompting her to examine and accept her past desires.

DETAINMENT
Directed by Vincent Lambe and Darren Mahon
Ireland | 30 minutes
In 1993, ten-year-old friends Jon and Robert are brought to an English police station for questioning after CCTV footage implicates them in the kidnapping and murder of a two-year-old boy.

SKIN
Directed by Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman
USA | 20 minutes
After spending the day shooting guns and relaxing at the lake with several white supremacist friends, Jeffrey and Christa head home with their young son Troy. Stopping at a grocery store, Jeffrey is irate when Jaydee, an African-American man, is friendly to Troy, and Jaydee's innocent act results in bloodshed.

 

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RATING: R

RUNNING TIME: 108 minutes

 

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