CONVALESCENT • 2020

DIRECTOR: Matias De Leis Correa

COUNTRY: Argentina

RUNTIME: '108

 

SYNOPSIS: January 13th, 2019. Catalina lives with her son Emanuel and her mother Nilda, who's been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease two years ago.

This same day is Nilda's 70th birthday and some relatives will visit them. Catalina will struggle with her feelings, her relatives, her mother and the hotness of the day.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Film

FEATURE FILMS

LAND OF LOOMS • 2020

DIRECTOR: Joan Frank Charanosnnet

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '115

 

SYNOPSIS: Year 1923. Juliet, who is six years old with her family, flees the misery of the countryside to settle in an industrial colony.The viewer will grow up next to her to contemplate all the paths that life offers. The memories of a happy childhood, marked by industrialization, the harshness of the war until the fall of the dictatorship will accompany us in this film. A tribute to all the anonymous women who together with their men grew a country.An honest, sensitive story that poetically transports us to the humble human condition.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Feature Film

 

NON-LIVING • 2020

DIRECTOR: Agustín Rubio Alcover

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '87

 

SYNOPSIS: Alex and Natalia Dunn are a successful modern couple living in a sparsely populated corner of Spain. Followers of the theory of de-growth, they have achieved remarkable worldwide success as authors of children's stories. But their lives are shattered when they lose Jonah, their only son, just before his tenth birthday. Five weeks after the fateful afternoon when the child's condition worsened and he was rushed to hospital, they return for the first time to their former home, albeit for different reasons: Natalia, to pack the basics and move on alone and Alex, to convince her to reconsider that decision. The discovery of a message from Jonah, who invites them to follow a series of clues, disrupts their plans and tests their nerve. What follows is a descent into a parental hell in their desperate, irrational struggle to snatch back their plans and tests their nerve. What follows is a descent into a parental hell in their desperate, irrational struggle to snatch back their son from the clutches of death.

 

NOMINATIONS:

• Best Feature Film