INFO • COVID-19

WELCOME TO OUZVILLE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Jay B. Jammal

COUNTRY: Lebanon

RUNTIME: '73

 

SYNOPSIS: According to common belief, Ouzai is a militia stronghold – a place of extreme poverty and illegal trafficking of car parts, drugs, and criminals.
Cut off by the Lebanese state, it became a safe haven for gangs and remained a neglected and impoverished slum for 40 years. Yet, for one philanthropist and a team of young volunteers, Ouzai is a place to build dreams.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

FEATURE DOCS

ON THE WINGS OF HOPE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Umran Safter

COUNTRY: Turkey

RUNTIME: '61

 

SYNOPSIS: On the Wings of Hope is a feature-length documentary which takes us thousands of kilometers from Iraq to Iran to Turkey to Greece; and onward to western Europe right up to Finland. It is a story that tells the story of a thousand moments of pain, anguish, joy, shattered dreams and fresh hope.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

BETWEEN TWO LANDS • 2019

DIRECTOR: Javier Moreno Caballero

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '85

 

SYNOPSIS: Between Two Lands portrays the migration of some Spaniards living in London and the losses and gains that they go through.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc