Category: Shorts, Drama
Synopsis: Lián: Lián and her family are stowaways on a ship, hiding inside one of the containers. One day Lian's caught and her family is accidentally locked in a container. Now, she must try and communicate the danger her family is in to try and save their lives. The Present: On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping? Soukoon: Mariam’s marriage is in turmoil when she discovers she’s pregnant. Trapped in a prison of lies and societal pressure in present-day Beirut, Mariam yearns to break free. One day she revolts against the oppression and seeks ways to take back control of her own body and life. My War: Feeling Through: 'Feeling Through' is the first film to feature a DeafBlind actor in a lead role. It’s a coming of age story that follows Tereek, a teen wandering the streets of New York, desperate for a place to crash when he encounters Artie, a DeafBlind man in need of help getting home. What begins as an awkward meeting between strangers, quickly becomes an intimate bond between friends, and a journey that forever changes Tereek. UMAMA: One day Sibongile, a domestic worker in South Africa, wakes to find her son missing. This story is about that day and the real relationships that inspired the film.
THE COVE THEATER: ON-Demand Screenings