KNIGHT OF THE SEAS (11 min)
Fernando Alcántara & Iñaki Gaztañaga | Directors | Spain | 2014 | Narrative | US PREMIERE
Pedro Leyva maintains an endless game of chess against boredom, loneliness and time itself. This Cuban sailor has seen, after many years of sailing, how his life becomes a journey of no return.
SHOULDER THE LION (75 min)
Erinnesse Rebisz & Patryk Rebisz | Directors | USA / Poland | 2014 | Documentary
A photographer, who is blind, questions the power of images in today's visually saturated culture; due to his advancing hearing loss, a musician is forced to give up his dream of playing music and reinvent his future; a painter who lost half her brain, who was also the inspiration for the Academy Award winning film "Million Dollar Baby," searches for her place in life unsure of what she should be to the world. The film attempts to ask what it takes for someone to keep on going in the face of such challenges.