Like in Mykonos

A few senior citizens, led by a courageous and funny mayor, try to promote tourism in Maresolo, their small village in Southern Italy afflicted by depopulation. […]

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The Heavens

“The Heavens”, the family olive grove once rich in fruit, was hit by a parasite that led most of its trees to dry out. Through a journey between present and past, Lucia, today owner of the land together with her brother Donato, will have to make a decision since the future of her land is […]

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Mother Tongue

In a small town in the Grecia Salentina, the Griko, a language of Hellenic origin, it’s no longer spoken. Giorgio, a 15 years old African boy, moved by a friendship with Pippi and Rocco, two elders and language connoisseurs, decides to bring Griko back to light, giving back to the town that identity long since […]

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Blue Arrow

It’s the 6th of January, and, as it happens every year in Italy, Befana will cross the skies to deliver presents to all the children. Dr Scarafoni, her devious helper, is taking advantage of her generosity and plans to give presents only to the rich children; besides, their parents visit Befana’s toy shop often. However, […]

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The cake in the sky

The sun rises over the Trullo neighbourhood, in the outskirts of Rome, and a giant, mysterious flying object appears in the sky: a massive cake! As it approaches Earth, huge slices of cake fall to the ground, but the children quickly realise that they consist of nothing other but chocolate. The appearance of the strange, […]

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Μπλάνκα

Η εντεκάχρονη Blanka προσπαθεί να επιβιώσει μόνη της στη Μανίλα ζητιανεύοντας και κλέβοντας τους τουρίστες. Ονειρεύεται να αγοράσει μια μαμά. Όμως πρέπει να κάνει αμέτρητες προσπάθειες για να μαζέψει αρκετά χρήματα. Η ευκαιρία παρουσιάζεται όταν γνωρίζει τον Peter, έναν 55χρονο τυφλό μουσικό του δρόμου, που της μαθαίνει να τραγουδάει. Όμως ο Peter ανησυχεί για εκείνη […]

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Falling planes

In the outskirts of Havana, Hugo dreams of baseball. One rainy afternoon he’ll become a champion. […]

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Matilde

Despite a shy nature, Matilde is a child with a dynamic intelligence and a strong spirit. In her classroom, however, something is upsetting her. Combining the suggestions received from her teacher, the interest in the tools of a hairdresser mother and her passion for tennis, Matilde looks for a drastic and original solution to find […]

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Raffael’ s way

Raffael is a 13 years old boy who lives in the suburbs of Naples. From 12:00 to 3:30 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. he sells cigarettes in a street corner with his friend Adama. They are rehearsing to play music in the village’s festival. Meanwhile, police and demonstrators have been struggling for […]

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Rita

Rita is ten years old and blind since birth, lives in a seaside neighbourhood of Palermo. She is stubborn, curious and feels thwarted by an overprotective dictatorial mother. The claustrophobic world of her home is suddenly breached by a mysterious presence. It’s a boy on the run, wounded, terrified. The meeting between the two of […]

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Katerina And The Magic Experience

Katherine lives in a little house in the heart of the ancient Cansiglio forest. Her mother has often told her about woods’ creatures, tiny little men that are not evil but good and generous with those who respect and conserve the natural wonders. Katherine makes her way towards the “Kingdom of the Trees”, an enchanted […]

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