1:45 PM: Welcome To The Circus / Däwit (122 MIN)

DÄWIT (15 MIN)

David Jansen | Director | Germany | 2015 | Animation

Produced digitally with the style of the animation based on the classic art of woodcut, this award-winning short tells the story of Däwit, who is rescued from his violent father and grows up far away from his family among wolves. Embarking on a mysterious journey to find his own identity, he encounters great hardships but ultimately finds peace in forgiveness.


WELCOME TO THE CIRCUS (87 MIN)    

Courtney Coulson | Director | Palestine | 2015 | Documentary

Q&A w/filmmaker – 20 MIN

Set in the West Bank city of Ramallah, the Palestinian Circus School welcomes the LIDO, a circus school from France, into their home. In one month, the two schools must come together to create a mobile circus for the children of Palestine.