International Competition for Debut Director's Films

 

HOOLIGAN SPARROW

By : Nanfu Wang
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Traversing southern China, a group of activists led by Ye Haiyan (AKA Sparrow) protest a scandalous incident where a school principal and a government official allegedl.....readmore
China | 2016 | 83 Mins

RICE CAKE

By : Mahdi Hoseinivand
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The story is about Morteza and Forogh, a couple married for several years. The man is so busy so he finds no emotion in his couple relationship an.....readmore
Iran | 2015 | 84 Mins

TREPPE AUFWERTS

By : Mia Maariel Meyer
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The film "Treppe Aufwaerts“ tells a three generation story: The fateful past of the grandfather and its dysfunctional impact on the life of his son a.....readmore
Germany | 2015 | 94 Mins

CAFé NAGLER

By : Mor Kaplansky
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Café Nagler is the story of a family-owned café in Berlin at the beginning of the 20thcentury. The director embarks on a journey to reveal what she belie.....readmore
Israel | 2015 | 59 Mins

1400

By : Derrick Lui
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How far will you go for love? And once you have it, will it be enough? Those are the central questions for the characters in '1400,' a new feature film from director De.....readmore
Singapore | 2015 | 88 Mins

YADVI

By : Jyoti Singh
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How does a real life princess raised in one of the wealthiest families of the world end up losing all such privileges in her middle age? How does she become forced to p.....readmore
United | 2015 | 105 Mins

1ST SEM

By : Dexter Paglinawan Hemedez,Allan Michael Ibanez
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When a child leaves home for college, the milestone leads to a struggle between giving in to homesickness or choosing a good education and a better future. Sixteen-year-old Maru Marasigan c.....readmore
Philippines | 2016 | 103 Mins

BLOSSOM

By : Jagadeesan Subu
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On what he expected to be a typical day, Prasad, a reluctant pimp, must investigate the sudden disappearance of his network’s most demanded prostitut.....readmore
India | 2016 | 95 Mins

HOURA

By : Gholamreza Sagharchiyan
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A teenager named Hadi lives in a small garden with his family in the surroundings of the desert. The garden is drying up as its water way has been destroyed by the railway expansion project. Hadi attemp.....readmore
Iran | 2015 | 89 Mins