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gallery/b2003 • mentally al

MENTALLY AL • 2019

DIRECTOR: Joshua Edelman

COUNTRY: USA

RUNTIME: '99

 

SYNOPSIS: A character study of “the funniest comedian you’ve never heard of,” and an exploration of how we define artistic success, "Mentally Al" follows Al Lubel, a former Star Search grand champion as he struggles to get by, perpetually broke and sleeping on friends couches, as he continues to pursue his artistic dreams into his sixties.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

FEATURE DOCS

gallery/b eua
gallery/m2003 • pielago

PIÉLAGO • 2019

DIRECTOR: Carlos Cabrera Suárez

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '110

 

SYNOPSIS: Piélago is the highest surface of the ocean, from it emerges the island of Gran Canaria forming part of the Canary Islands. In her there is a musical culture that by the distance does not manage to cross the borders of the sea that surrounds it, from the first years when the music arrives at the island through the maritime commerce the culture is superior to the rest of the country but still until the Arrival of the internet all bands and soloists immerse their music in the depths of the ocean. Musicians, journalists and promoters have their own experience creating a narrative journey through the research of SaoT ST, an individual artist in charge of carrying out this project.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

gallery/b espanha
gallery/b2003 • home sweet home

HOME SWEET HOME • 2018

DIRECTOR: Maja Prettner

COUNTRY: Slovenia

RUNTIME: '93

 

SYNOPSIS: Getting up at 7 am. School. Lunch. Obligatory lessons. Counseling. Cleaning. Free time. Sleeping. Dreaming. A new day. This is the life of a child, brought up by a system. The story takes place in a youth home for children, who come from socially unsuitable environments. The film follows one year in the lives of four individuals whose paths would probably never have crossed if the circumstances had been different. Now, they share a roof over their head, the joy of birthdays, Christmas celebrations, waiting in line to use the bathroom, fights and teenage love. Despite all the house rules, this newly embraced home is where they want to belong and seek shelter.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

gallery/b eslovenia
gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection
gallery/barciff • laurels • official selection