Against the Odds (2020)

  • Shorts, Youth, Teen
  • 1h 30m

AGAINST THE ODDS (Live Action Shorts)

Four brand new short films for teens and young adults.

1) A MILLION EYES Dir: Richard Raymond; USA & UK.

A gifted young photographer, grappling with his mother’s alcoholism, sets out to capture something he loves with the help of a mentor.

2) MORTENOL Dir: Julien Silloray; France.

Eleven-year old Dwayne’s older brother has been murdered in a gang war. Now he is desperately looking for a way to get his revenge. Blinded by anger, he moves into dangerous and uncharted territory.

3) IN THIS LAND WE’RE BRIEFLY GHOSTS Dir: Chen-Wen Lo; Taiwan, Myanmar, USA.

Myanmar, 2013. A 12-year-old Burmese child soldier, imprisoned for deserting battle, is forced to either kill her older brother, a fellow deserter, or die alongside him. Based on actual events.

4) NINA Dir: Hristo Simeonov; Bulgaria.

Nina, a 13-year-old girl, is a rookie pickpocket under Vassil, a 50-year-old man who steals everything he can. They live under the same roof, but sometimes Nina dreams of escaping.

Age Recommendation: 15+ (Strong Violence, Threat and Language).