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The Programs

Shortwave Programme 2

  • International / 105min
  • Original Title : Shortwave Programme 2
  • Genre : Short

Synopsis

1. Ave Maria Palestine / 2015 / 14min  Original Title: Ave Maria Genre: Drama Language: Arabic, Hebrew, English Director: Basil Khalil   Synopsis  The Nuns of the ‘Sisters of Mercy’ Convent, in the middle of the West Bank wilderness, have their daily routine of silence and prayer disrupted when a family of Jewish settlers come knocking at their door for help after crashing into the convent’s wall.   2. Under The Sun Australia / 2015 / 19min Original Title: Ri Guang Zhi Xia Genre: Drama Language: Wu Director: Qiu Yang   Synopsis One incident occurs, two families tangle. There’s nothing new under the sun.   3. The Sea Within Hong Kong / 2014 / 30min Original Title: Wo Men Te Hai Genre: Drama Language: Cantonese Director: Wong Wai Nap   Synopsis Ah Shing and Mei-wah stayed together for most of their lives. When their son grew up, however, they had different visions of their future. Based on the real-life experience of the director’s parents, who play themselves.   4. Bear Mountain Armenia / 2014 / 22min  Original Title: Bear Mountain Genre: Drama Language: Armenian Director: Vagenak Balayan   Synopsis Armenia. A small village. Before death the old woman Anush ordered her husband to burn her on the mountain and scatter the ashes to the wind. The old man Ernest can’t take into his head the idea of burying her.   5. The Wall France, Belguim / 2015 / 17min Original Title: Mur Genre: Drama, Elder Language: French Director: Andra Tévy   Synopsis One winter evening, on a snowy weather, a woman is going to her job. The surroundings are hostile, the labour – backbreaking. And a window doesn’t close anymore: it snows inside the work space. The chore place becomes a land of adventures…

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